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Qualification Details

Qualification DETAILS

Long Range Operators Certificate of Proficiency

LROCP
 
The LROCP qualification allows the operator to operate both the VHF marine radiotelephony equipment and the MF/HF marine telephony equipment.

The examination consists of a 50 multi-choice question paper (duration 1 hour with a 70% pass mark) and a practical component. The examination and practical component is completed in a LROCP Workshop conducted by Paradigm Training Group's accredited invigilator.
 

Students will be required to:

  • Demonstrate a practical knowledge of GMDSS sub-systems and equipment which is appropriate to vessels operating in Australian waters on which a radio installation is not compulsory under international agreements. Specifically, MF/HF and VHF radio telephony equipment with digital selective calling (DSC) facilities, and emergency position indicating radio beacons of the 406 MHz and 121.5/243 MHz type.
  • Demonstrate an ability to use MF/HF and VHF radio telephony and digital selective calling (DSC) operating procedures, particularly those relating to distress, urgency and safety.
  • Demonstrate an understanding of simple maintenance practices required to keep the marine radio equipment specified in (1) in good working order, including the repair of minor faults.
  • Demonstrate an understanding of the regulations applicable to ship stations equipped with radio telephony and digital selective calling facilities.
  • Demonstrate a basic knowledge of the Australian marine search and rescue system.
  • Demonstrate a practical knowledge of marine radio operations and equipment.
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