Courses & Units
Long Range Operator Certificate of Proficiency JVD184
On Completion of this units students should have the skills and knowledge to use the ships long range radio equipment and have an understanding to perform simple maintenance routines to keep the equipment in good state of repair. Understand the operating procedures in times of distress and emergency while having the basic knowledge of the Australian Search and rescue system.
|Unit name||Long Range Operator Certificate of Proficiency|
|College/School||College of Sciences and Engineering
Australian Maritime College
|Discipline||Seafaring and Maritime Operations|
|Coordinator||Mr Ian Gabites|
|Teaching staff||Miss Helen Patronis|
|Available as an elective?||No|
|Delivered By||University of Tasmania|
|Location||Study period||Attendance options||Available to|
|Launceston||AMC MT Main Block 1||On-Campus||International||Domestic|
|Launceston||AMC MT Main Block 3||On-Campus||International||Domestic|
- International students
- Domestic students
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|Study Period||Start date||Census date||WW date||End date|
|AMC MT Main Block 1||30/1/2023||8/6/2023||9/6/2023||11/6/2023|
|AMC MT Main Block 3||12/6/2023||9/11/2023||10/11/2023||12/11/2023|
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Unit census dates currently displaying for 2023 are indicative and subject to change. Finalised census dates for 2023 will be available from the 1st October 2022. Note census date cutoff is 11.59pm AEST (AEDT during October to March).
- Operate VHF and HF radio equipment to transmit and receive messages
- Maintain and Fault Find Radio Equipment
- Access Search and Rescue Facilities
- Deploy and Operate EPIRB, SAR and AIS-SART
- Operate MOB Device as a Locating Device in an Emergency.
|Field of Education||Commencing Student Contribution 1,3||Grandfathered Student Contribution 1,3||Approved Pathway Course Student Contribution 2,3||Domestic Full Fee 4|
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|Assessment||Conducting operational checks and basic fault finding of equipment (20%)|Final Practical Assessment (20%)|Operate VHF & HF equipment to transmit and receive messages (20%)|Radio Log (20%)|Written Assessment (20%)|
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Required readings will be listed in the unit outline prior to the start of classes.
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