General Operator Certificate

Pair of radio head units.

What is the STCW GMDSS General Operator Certificate (GOC)?

The STCW GOC is the highest level marine radio qualification in the GMDSS (Global Maritime Distress & Safety System). GOC Certificate of Competence holders can operate any marine radio equipment on any vessel anywhere on the planet.

What are the prerequisites for the GMDSS GOC?

  • Candidates must be fluent in the English language
  • Minimum age 18
  • Have learned the Phonetic Alphabet before the course

What is included in the GMDSS GOC?

  • Use of our GMDSS Simulators
  • 8 days of training (including exam time)
  • Tea, Coffee & Free parking
  • GOC Course Completion Certificate

Not Included in the GMDSS GOC