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CURRENT TRAINING COURSES

The following training courses have been organised, with some spaces still available

RYA VHF RADIO SHORT RANGE CERTIFICATE - A one-day course at £70 for members, £90 for non-members on Saturday 22nd February 2020 

This radio operator qualification authorises the holder to operate a VHF radio fitted with Digital Selective Calling on board any British vessel which is fitted with radio equipment.

Tutor: Mark Tucker, with assessor Bob de la Haye

Dates: Saturday 22nd February 2020

Session times: 09:00 - 17:00

Venue: St Helier Yacht Club Westward Training Room

Course type: Theory 

Minimum pre-course experience: Students should know the phonetic alphabet and are required to have read the handbook provided prior to the course. 

Assumed knowledge: None

Course content: Use of marine radio including GMDSS. Routine, distress, urgency and safety procedures. 

Ability after the course: Can use a Marine VHF radio.

Minimum duration: 10 hours - including a minimum of 3 hours pre-study as well as the exam at the end of the course. 

RYA Examination and Certification fee: £60 cheque or card payable to the RYA. Students should also bring a passport sized photo for the certificate.

Please contact Chris Parlett, the Club Manager, on 732229 or email office@shyc.je to book your place on the course. Please confirm as soon as possible as places are limited.

If you are interested in any of these courses, but cannot make these dates, please email the office and we will put you on the waiting list for the next one.
For more information on any of the above, please call the office on 732229 or email office@shyc.je. 

St. Helier Yacht Club offers a full range of shore-based RYA training courses, as well as ICC, throughout the year. We are unable to offer practical courses at present. 

We will keep the website and notice boards updated with courses as we organise them, but please feel free to contact the the Club if there are specific courses you would like to do. We will keep records of demand for specific courses and will endeavour to put courses on that match your needs. If you have a group that wants to do a specific course, we may be able to arrange for one of our trainers to run a course on a date that is convenient for you. Just ask!

Looking for the ideal, practical Birthday present for someone you want to travel with safely? You can now purchase training vouchers for your own chosen denomination redeemable against any of the courses we will be running. Contact Chris at the Club on 732229. Click here for an example voucher.

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