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Maritime Short-Range Operator Certificate (MSROC)

Aim: To learn Global Maritime Distress and Safety System (GMDSS) and enable one to receive distress, urgency, safety alerts and routine messages via a VHF Digital Selective calling DSC equipped maritime radio transceiver.

Duration: 6 Hours (followed by a 30 minute writte and one hour practical examination).

Qualification: Maritime Short Range Operator’s Certificate (MSROC).

A requirement for anyone wishing to operate a VHF radio in Europe, and a prerequisite for the RYA Yachtmaster Certificates of Competence.

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To use your Coastguard NZ new member discount for $100 off a Day Skipper course, please in put your membership number in the Discount Code field below (e.g. 123456). This discount code may not be used in conjunction with any other offer, and can only be redeemed once. 

To use your Coastguard NZ 15% membership discount on other selected Home Study courses, input "CGM" and your Coastguard membership number (e.g. CGM78091) into the  "Discount Code" field below. This discount code may not be used in conjunction with any other offer. The courses included in this discount offer are: Day Skipper (Not to be used in conjunction with $100 discount), Boatmaster, Maritime VHF Radio Operator Certificate, Inboard Engine Maintenance, Outboard Engine Maintenance and GPS Operator.

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