About GMDSS Communications
GMDSS Communications is designed for participants who wish to apply for an AMSA GMDSS General Operator’s Certificate (GOC).
A well-equipped “live” GMDSS laboratory is provided.
Who should participate?
Anyone who wishes to apply for an AMSA GMDSS General Operator’s Certificate (GOC).
|Location||Start Date||End Date||Status||Price||Register Now|
|Launceston, TAS||12 Nov 2018||23 Nov 2018||Places Available||$3,060.00||Apply|
- As this course is run as part of a full time AMC course, positions are limited and course dates may be subject to change.
2019 dates coming soon. To express interest, please contact us.
Acknowledgement of registration will be provided by return email. Confirmation of registration is provided upon payment of the course fees, and subject to AMCS Registration Terms.
2018: AUD $3,060 (GST exempt)
Course Fee Includes
- Course notes and writing materials
- Morning and afternoon tea
- Complimentary WIFI access
The following certificate will be issued by AMC to participants who successfully complete the course:
- GMDSS General Operators Certificate Course (AMSA approved), meeting the requirements of STCW Reg IV/2 and Code Section A-IV/2
Full attendance and participation in ALL activities during the course will satisfy the required performance criteria.
AMSA approved, in accordance with Marine Order 6 (Marine Radio Qualifications) 2000.
Participants are entitled to apply for a Global Maritime Distress and Safety System General Operator’s Certificate, issued by the Australian Maritime Safety Authority (AMSA).
To secure a course registration, payment of the course fee are required (or at minimum of 50% deposit). Payment methods accepted:
- Credit Card (online or via (03) 6324-9850)
- Bank Deposit
- Cheque/Money Order
- Company Invoice (approved companies only)
Detailed payment options will be made available after registration is submitted.
AMCS Registration Terms
To secure your enrolment, payment of 50% of the course fee is required. Cancellations up to 15 working days prior to the scheduled date will be accepted without penalty. Cancellations less than 15 working days will be subject to 100% cancellation fee.
AMCS reserves the right to cancel the course if insufficient registrations have been received by seven days from commencement of course. Any fees paid for cancelled courses will be refunded in full.
When making flight bookings please ensure you book on a fully refundable basis.
The course is conducted at the Australian Maritime College, Newnham Campus in Launceston, Tasmania.
Participants arriving at Launceston Airport should make their way to the Australian Maritime College, Newnham Drive, Newnham. Taxi fare from the airport is approximately $55.00.
Parking: Complimentary car parking is provided on campus in areas designated to AMCS participants and clients.
For courses in Launceston, Tasmania, on-campus accommodation can be reserved via the online enrolment form. Further information is available here, together with off-campus options.