Australian Territorial Waters VHF
Radio Operator’s Skill Set
This skill set is offered by AMFA to commercial and recreational boaters using marine VHF radio equipment to transmit and receive information to and from ship to ship and ship to shore within 12 nautical miles from the Australian coastal baseline..
The MAR Australian Territorial Waters VHF Radio Operator’s Skill Set is consistent with the requirements of the Radio communications (Maritime Ship Station – 27 MHz and VHF) Class Licence 2001. Candidates seeking certification should check with the Australian Communications and Media Authority (ACMA) to determine certification requirements.
Course dates and locations:
Duration for AWQ is one (1) training day.
Please contact AMFA to register your interest in this course.
Classes are generally held between the hours of 8.30am– 4.30pm.
Full attendance is required.
Some out of hours study may be required.
Course entry requirements:
There are no formal entry requirements.
People who enrol in MARSS00009 Australian Territorial waters VHF Radio Operator’s Skill Set pay the course fee for AWQ. The latest course schedule and fees are available from AMFA.
Costs include all initial assessment fees, learner guides/texts and practicals. Participants will need to present in appropriate work wear, including footwear. Participants will need to supply a passport photo for production of their AMFA AWQ evidence.