Global Maritime Distress and Safety System (GMDSS)
Overview: The Global Maritime Distress and Safety System course is STCW-95-approved. Students will demonstrate knowledge and skill in the proper use of GMDSS communications systems and other GMDSS equipment, such as Emergency Position Indicating Radio Beacons (EPRIB's) and Search and Rescue Transponder (SART). This U.S. Coast Guard-approved course meets or exceeds the minimum level of knowledge specified in the U.S. Coast Guard STCW and IMO requirements for training in Global Marine Distress Safety System (GMDSS).
Course Length: 9 days (72hrs) | Course Required By: U.S. Coast Guard (*We satisfy STCW and FCC certification)
Written Exam: USCG-regulated
Course Objectives: Upon completion of Global Maritime Distress and Safety System (GMDSS) training, the student will be familiar with:
Retraining: Retraining is NOT required. FCC GMDSS Radio License is $60.00 for a lifetime. For more information on this, please visit wwww.uscg.mil/stcw/.
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Location: Only offered at our Lafayette location.
Instructor: Terry Stout with Onboard Maritime Training (Outsource provider)
*Guaranteed, no cancellation of scheduled course dates.
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