What is the STCW GMDSS Restricted Operator Certificate (ROC)?
The STCW GMDSS ROC is a three-day course for radio operators onboard any sized craft operating in sea Area A1 (i.e. within VHF radio range of a coast station) and Harbour Authority staff.
What are the prerequisites for the GMDSS ROC?
- Candidates must be fluent in the English language
- Minimum age 18
- Learn the Phonetic Alphabet
Included in the GMDSS ROC Course
- Use of our GMDSS simulators
- 3 days of training (inc. exam time)
- Course Notes
- Tea and Coffee
- GMDSS ROC Course Completion Certificate
Not Included in the GMDSS ROC Course
- ROC Exam Fee (payable to AMERC)
- ROC Certificate of Competence (included in AMERC exam fee)