Refresher course for the GMDSS General Operator’s Certificate (GOC)

Course Details
Duration:
24 hours (3 days)

Time:
8.30am to 5.30pm

Venue:
Singapore Polytechnic, Singapore Maritime Academy, ISC Level-2, e-Navigation Center


For Course Specific details:

Capt Peter Lee
Course Coordinator
Phone: 68790414
Email: peter_lee@sp.edu.sg 


Course Objective
This course provides students to refresh knowledge and skills in maritime communications and the ability to operate a maritime mobile communication station as required for all Sea Areas. The proper use of the latest GMDSS equipment on board ship is emphasized via hands-on simulation.


Course Outline
The training will include (amongst others): 
  • Statutory framework of the Maritime Mobile Service
  • Technical
  • GMDSS Components
  • Search and Rescue operations
  • Miscellaneous skills and operational procedures for general communications


Suitable for
Holder of IMDA Singapore issued GMDSS GOC that do not meet the sea time requirement (at least 12 months in total of sea going service from the issue date of existing GOC) for revalidation of their certificate.


Minimum Entry Requirements
Candidate must be holding a valid or expired GMDSS GOC issued by IMDA Singapore, medically fit, have basic computer skills, a good working knowledge of English (written & spoken), have no serious impediment of speech, hearing or sight and normal colour vision.

Please note that the existing GMDSS GOC can only be renewed 12 months prior to the certificate expiry date or within 12 months from the date of expiry.


Certification
Certificate of Attendance will be issued upon successful completion of the course.

GOC/ROC Renewal application to IMDA

Course Fee
S$ 1,210 (before gst)

S$ 1,294.70 (after gst)


Funding Incentives

Please click here for more information on funding incentives.


 

Important Dates
Course Dates:
TBC

Registration Period:
TBC

* Registration may be closed once seats are filled up


Application Procedure

1. All applications must be made via Online Registration at www.pace.sp.edu.sg
Course fees can be paid by the following payment modes:

a) Credit Cards, Internet Banking, NETS (Not Applicable for company sponsored)
For e-payment using Visa/Master cards and Internet Banking, please click on the ‘Make e-Payment’ button on the acknowledgement page to proceed.

b) For NETS payment, you can pay at:
Singapore Polytechnic
PACE Academy

c) Cheques
Please make cheques payable to “Singapore Polytechnic”. Do cross the cheque and write the Registration Reference ID, Applicant Name and NRIC/FIN number at the back of the cheque. When you have completed required details, you may mail the cheque here.

Please note that an administrative charge of $15 will be imposed for any returned cheques from the bank or financial institution.

2. All successful applicants will be notified with a letter of confirmation via email.

 

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