ISSA Marine VHF Radio Operator online course (certificate included)


Unlock seamless communication and set sail with confidence with our ISSA Marine VHF Radio Course. Whether you’re a passionate sailor or planning to charter a boat, this comprehensive training will equip you with the essential skills to operate VHF radios effectively. Earn your lifetime license, a valuable asset for boat charters worldwide, and ensure a safe and connected experience on the water. Prepare to embark on unforgettable voyages with the peace of mind that comes from being a certified VHF radio operator.

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10 hours


English, Bulgarian, Russian


Minimum age: 16 years

What you'll learn

Course description

Our ISSA Marine VHF Radio Course is a comprehensive training program designed to provide you with the necessary skills and knowledge to operate VHF radios confidently while at sea. In this course, you will learn the fundamentals of radio procedures and etiquette, enabling clear and effective communication on the water. We will cover emergency protocols, including distress calls and urgent messages, ensuring you are prepared to handle critical situations. Additionally, you will gain insights into using VHF radios for navigation, obtaining weather updates, and communicating with harbormasters. By the end of the course, you will have a solid understanding of operating VHF radio equipment and meet the licensing requirements, earning your lifetime certification. Join us and embark on a journey to become a proficient VHF radio operator, enhancing your safety and connectivity on the high seas.

Why do you need the radio certificate?


To avoid problems with the yacht charters companies.

To use the marine VHF radio legally.

To increase your safety at sea.

It’s very interesting for us to begin online trainings, and we have done it very carefully. So, we invite you to take the ISSA marine VHF radio course and, as a result, get a GMDSS radio SRC (Short Range certificate).

Moreover, it’s a lifetime radio SRC certificate. And ISSA radio SRC will be sent you via post.

So, radio SRC certificate is a minimum standard for operating with a marine VHF radio station on non-SOLAS vessels. In other words, vessels less than 300 BT navigate in the sea zone (A1) within 30 nautical miles.

In short, The certificate confirms your knowledge and skills of operating VHF radio system. And performing special procedure calls.

So, you will get knowledge necessary to increase your crew and vessel safety at sea and increase chances for reception and action after the transmission of the distress or urgent calls.

Therefore, you need to read theory and pass exam quiz.

In conclusion, you will need to fill an application and prepare photography for plastic certificate. ISSA SRC will be sent you via post.

Course outline

If you are a Coastal skipper or a Competent crew on a vessel and intend to operate a marine VHF radio, similarly, you must be certified to a standard GMDSS.

The duration of our ISSA Marine VHF Radio Course can vary depending on your learning pace and availability. Typically, the course can be completed within a few days, dedicating a few hours each day to study and practice.

The ISSA Marine VHF Radio Course features online tests and quizzes, making it a convenient and accessible learning experience. The tests and quizzes are designed to assess your comprehension of the material covered in the course. With the flexibility of online learning, you can complete these assessments at your own pace and in the comfort of your own environment. Our course materials and resources will fully prepare you for these tests, ensuring that you have the knowledge and confidence to successfully complete them. Enjoy the convenience of online assessments as you work towards obtaining your lifetime certification as a VHF radio operator.

After successfully completing the exam for the ISSA Marine VHF Radio Course, you will be required to fill out an online form with your relevant information. This form will collect necessary details such as your name, address, and contact information. Once you have submitted the form, we will process your license and ship it to the address you provided. The license will be sent to you in a timely manner, allowing you to have the physical proof of your certification as a VHF radio operator. Keep an eye on your mailbox for the arrival of your license, which will validate your skills and enable you to confidently operate VHF radios while enjoying your sailing adventures.

Your license as a VHF radio operator obtained through our ISSA Marine VHF Radio Course is generally recognized and valid internationally. This means you can use your license in various locations and while sailing in different countries. It is important to note that while the license itself is valid for a lifetime, local regulations and specific maritime authorities may have additional requirements or restrictions for the use of VHF radios in certain regions. Therefore, it is always recommended to familiarize yourself with the local rules and regulations of the area where you plan to sail to ensure compliance and adherence to any specific licensing requirements.