VHF Short Range Certificate
Devon School of Navigation
To gain this Certificate you need to pass both a theory course and a practical assessment.
The theory covers 1. General knowledge of radiotelephone communications, 2. Detailed working knowledge of
radio equipment, 3. Operational procedures and regulations for VHF radiotelephone communications and
related equipment including AIS and 4. Distress, urgency and safety. You can learn it in two ways:
Online course. The RYA’s online SRC course is a well proven and popular way to learn this part of the SRC- click
here to find out more
The RYA offer a ‘taster’ so you can find out a little more about the course. Here’s the link
To run the course your computer must meet the RYA’s technical requirements.
Data sharing. The RYA needs to share some data relating to this course. Click here to see their
Classroom course. We run conventional classroom courses for the SRC and offer either a one day or two half
day course. There’s no difference in cost and our students often comment on what a good idea the slightly less
intensive approach turns out to be.
Our course fee includes comprehensive course notes, the RYA’s course pack and arranging for the practical
Unfortunately we cannot teach you on a classroom course and also run your practical exam. We can
however arrange the practical exam for you.
Which to choose?
If you would like to talk to us about which best fits your goals please contact us by email or phone
See our Terms and conditions and course price pages for more information.