Skipper and VHF Radio Courses KZN

SKIPPER & VHF RADIO COURSES KZN

Skipper Courses offers the most interactive training you can experience in urban and natural surroundings. You will achieve your goal to become a skipper when you are guided by the right people.

Courses Offered

Definitions:

Category R:                           vessels operating solely on in land waters.

Inland waters:                     To operate within a port , fishing harbour , tidal river, lagoon, estuaries and all in land waters within South Africa

Pleasure vessel:                   a vessel that is used solely for sport or recreation

Commercial vessel:            a vessel that is not a pleasure vessel

LECTURES :                           4 Hours .

EXAM:                                      1 Hour Closed Book Exam.

PRACTICAL ON WATER :     1Hour

Definitions:

Category E:                          vessels operating less than 1 nautical mile from shore.

Power Driven:                     a vessel propelled primarily by mechanical means.

Pleasure vessel:                  a vessel that is used solely for sport or recreation

Commercial vessel:            a vessel that is not a pleasure vessel

 

LECTURES :                           5 Hours .

EXAM:                                      2 Hour Closed Book Exam.

PRACTICAL ON WATER :     1Hour

Definitions:

Category C:                          vessels operating less than 15 nautical miles from shore

Power Driven:                      a vessel propelled primarily by mechanical means

Pleasure vessel:                   a vessel that is used solely for sport or recreation

Commercial vessel:             a vessel that is not a pleasure vessel

 

LECTURES :                           7 Hours .

EXAM:                                      3 Hour Closed Book Exam.

PRACTICAL ON WATER :     1Hour

Definitions:

Category B:                          vessels operating less than 40 nautical miles from shore

Power Driven:                      a vessel propelled primarily by mechanical means

Pleasure vessel:                   a vessel that is used solely for sport or recreation

Commercial vessel:             a vessel that is not a pleasure vessel

LECTURES :                           6 Hours .

EXAM:                                      2 Hour Closed Book Exam.

PRACTICAL ON WATER :     1Hour at Night

6 x ID Colour Photos on white background

Copy of your ID

Log sheets for surf launching (12 x Can only log three launches per day over four days signed off by a competent skipper) If going to do a surf launch ticket. 

Log sheets for 25 Hours out at sea signed off by a competent skipper

Medical – Done on the SAMSA Document

Eye test – Done on the SAMSA Document

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Surf Launch Training can be done if requested using our Vessel at an additional cost.

Sheltered Launch Training can be done if requested using your Vessel at an additional cost.

JET SKI Training can be done if requested using your Vessel at an additional cost.

The Short Range Certificate is for DSC / VHF radios operating up to 40 miles from shore

The Marine Radio course teaches emergency radio procedures and everyday operating techniques. Learn all about the uses of marine radios, choice of frequencies, operation, phonetic alphabet, procedural words and phrases, as well as Digital Selective Calling and the Global Maritime Distress and Safety System, (DSC/GMDSS).

All mariners, including recreational boaters, will want to take advantage of the many features and capabilities of this innovative form “automatic” radio. Secure your lifeline. Be sure that you and your family take the Marine Radio course.

 

 

 

Full Course Duration   :                       1 ½ Days

Conversion Course Duration  :          7 Hours

Venue :                                                 Umbilo Durban

Enrolment Requirements:                Must be minimum 16 years of age

                                                              Complete enrolment form

                                                              Certified copy of ID

                                                              4 x Colour ID Photos

Course Dates:                                   Week Days, Weekends and Night Courses if required Contact for dates and prices

Training and Examination are done by an approved SAMSA and Registered Lecturer and Examiner.

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