This is a practical assessment is to complete your SRC online course. You’ll need to bring with you the evidence you have attended a classroom or completed an Online VHF Radio course (certificate) and you must bring an up to date Passport type photograph.
If you wish to make a booking outside of these dates, please contact us on 07920 799 270 for further information.
The practical examination is taken on modern ICOM Marine Radio Training Simulators (IC-M603)
Please note that you are required to revise the RYA VHF Radio Handbook/eBook before you attend the exam.
You will need to bring with you the evidence you have attended a classroom or Online VHF Radio course (certificate) and an up to date Passport type photograph.
• 30 minute RYA VHF exam theory paper
• Practical assessments include:
• Operation of Marine VHF Radio equipment
• Routine situations
• Distress situations
• Urgency situations
There is plenty of opportunities to undertake hands-on Radio practice time before you sit the exam/assessments.
The whole assessment will take up to 2 hours to complete and you will be notified after the assessment if you have passed or failed the exam.
We highly suggest you take our VHF Radio Quiz to check your knowledge before you come to the final RYA SRC examination.
We will give you plenty of time familiarise yourself with the VHF DSC training radios before you sit the exam/assessments.
The assessments are run in central London and also at our Broadway Base in Hamble.
Paying for your SRC Exam
On completion of your online studies, you will be required to pay the SRC Exam Fee to the RYA. The fee is £60 and is paid to the RYA directly. The new system for payment for the exam can be complete via the link below or through the RYA Interactive portal.
Course Duration: About 2 Hours
Previous Experience Required: Must have completed the Online or Classroom RYA SRC Course.
Ability after Course & Assessment: Legally operate marine VHF radio equipment on a UK flagged vessel.
Number of members: 6
Having a medical condition need not necessarily prevent you from taking a full part in the course but the Club Principal must be aware of any potential problems.
If you are in any doubt about your fitness to take part in a course, speak to us on the clubline prior to your course.
By completing the course booking form you make the following declarations and undertakings:-
I hereby declare that I have recorded below details of any medical condition which may affect my fitness to participate in the course and in particular I have included details where I suffer from asthma/bronchitis, angina or heart condition, fits, fainting or blackouts, severe headaches, diabetes, travel sickness, allergies to medication or other allergies.
I undertake to inform the Metropolitan Police Sailing Club Ltd and the course instructor of any relevant medical condition which may become apparent between now and the start of the course, and of any medication I am taking.
I have included below details of any dietary requirements and any allergies, including allergies to food and medication.