The Marine VHF Radio Operators Certificate is designed to give Surf Lifeguards the knowledge and skill needed to be able to use a VHF radio while on patrol including emergency situations. It is a legal requirement for members to have this qualification to use a marine VHF radio. The Marine VHF Radio Operators Certificate is a pre requisite for the Senior Lifeguard Award – Patrol Captain, the Senior Lifeguard Award– IRB Driver, and Intermediate Lifeguard Award.
Duration: 5-6 hours (approx)
Requirements: Complete a home study guide
Participate in the course
Successfully complete the assessment
Registration: Complete online registration - https://slsnz.surveymonkey.com/r/32ZN657
Registrations close Friday 28th January.
$45 per person depending on the numbers.*
*Please note: if you withdraw your registration after they close or do not turn up on the day you will be charged the full cost of the course.
14 years of age
Surf Lifeguard Award (refreshed)
Current member of a SLS Club