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GMDSS - General Operators Certificate (GOC)


Obtaining a legal Certificate for maritime radio communication and GMDSS communication aided by practical exercises accordant IMO Model Course 1.25.


Basics of GMDSS regarding the existing regulations like IMO: SOLAS, radio regulations and STCW 95 as well as:

  • proper use of radio equipment
  • basics of radio technology
  • emergency, urgency and safety traffic
  • radio beacons / radar transponder
  • general information for radio services
  • practical training with simulator
  • examination

GOC is a BSH-accredited course (registration number BSH-2012-94-001).


Duration: 10 days | Language: English and German | Target group: navigational officers, radio service personnel and other for professional use of GMDSS equipment | Costs: EUR 1,125 (minimum 5 participants)

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Stefanie Arlt

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