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
- GOC Exam Fee (payable to AMERC)
- GOC Certificate of Competence (included in AMERC exam fee)