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Offshore Radio Operators Course (CAA Aeronautical VHF Certification)

Scope (Target Group)
This qualification is mandatory for individuals using an aeronautical frequency for the purpose of communication with aircraft.
Aims and Objectives To provide personnel who have the responsibility of communicating with aircraft offshore the technical information and correct
phraseology to enable effective communications using internationally recognised standard speech techniques and procedures in a safe and controlled
manner and to be able to respond correctly in an emergency situation.

Structure of the Course (Course Content)
 Background on Examinations
 Aeronautical Radio Stations – (Identification, services provided including Flight Watch and Messaging)
 Communications Techniques – (Phonetic Alphabet and Speech Techniques, how to establish two-way contact, Aircraft Callsigns and abbreviations)
 Introduction to Altimetry – (How aircraft measure their vertical distance and the importance of Pressure setting information)
 Communication Procedures – (Transmitting Numbers and time, determining Night and Day, Test Transmissions, Standard Words and phrases, Relaying
messages and communications failure)
 Emergency Procedures – (Distress and Urgency Communications, messaging and related procedures)
 Radio Phraseology – (practical communications in offshore environment)
 Units of Measurement
 Standard Abbreviations

A Radio Operators Course Certificate Holder must be at least 18 years old.

Certification & Approvals
Candidates will be examined by a UK CAA Authorised ROCC Examiner using the standards of Competency determined by the UK CAA.
UK Civil Aviation Authority will validate all successful delegates with an Offshore Radio
Operators Certificate of Competence on completion of both the Theoretical and Oral examinations.

There is no expiry date for the Offshore Radio Operators Certificate.

Course Duration
The optimum ‘contact time’ for the Offshore Radio Operators Training programme is 16 hours (2 days).

Maximum Number of Delegates
10 (A minimum of 4 delegates is required to run this course)

Health & Fitness
All personnel who participate in practical activities specified in this standard must be physically and mentally capable of participating fully. All students
will be asked to complete a Qatar International Safety Centre standard medical questionnaire prior to course commencement.

Venue (Training Location)
Training can be delivered at the client premises or at the QISC Training Centre:
Qatar International Safety Centre
Gate 9, Street 45
Salwa Industrial Area
Qatar PO BOX 23651

Dates & Cost
Please contact us direct for availability & costs:
Email: training@madinagulf.com
Tel: +974 4450 1223
www.qisc.net www.madinagulf.com