Marine First Aid Training

Restricted Operator Certificate (ROC-M)

VHF Marine Radio

Course Description

The restricted Radiotelephone Operator's Certificate (ROC-M) is required for boat operators who wish using a marine VHF radio or other marine radios within 25 miles of shore.

This 8-hour course is oriented for Masters and Crew.


Course Outcomes

  • Regulations & Procedures
  • Use of Marine Radio
  • Radio Operation
  • Phonetic Alphabet
  • Calling Procedure
  • Simplex and Duplex Operation
  • Choice of Frequencies
  • Control of Communication
  • Distress & Priority Communications
  • Frequencies to be used
  • Distress Call, Signal & Message
  • Acknowledging Messages
  • Weather Radio Broadcasts and frequencies
  • And much more...


Bill Wiley -  CPS-ECP Accredited Trainer

UFS-CREW Maritime Group Inc.