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GMDSS Radio Operator Course

PRICE: $995.00 USD

COURSE DESCRIPTION:

Complete your GMDSS Radio Operator course online! NEMO°’s GMDSS Radio Operator Course combines online simulations, animations, helpful explanations, quizzes and final exam to make your training experience engaging and comprehensive. You will explore the functionality and use of all GMDSS components ranging from daily communication to emergency situations using our suite of HALO° simulators. All text passages include an audio component to assist ESL students. Upon completion of the course, you will have access to your course completion certificate as a record of your training and will be able to access the course at any time to refresh your knowledge or practice on our full suite of GMDSS simulators. This course covers required training and competences in Table A-IV/2 of the STCW Code for GMDSS Radio Operators. GMDSS is mandated for ships internationally by the International Maritime Organization (IMO) Safety of Life at Sea (SOLAS) Convention.

This course is approved by both the US Coast Guard’s National Maritime Center for US Domestic licenses and for international seafarers by the Commonwealth of Dominica Maritime Administration. When purchasing the course, ensure that you are purchasing the correct version.

Given the number of serious problems experienced in the GMDSS resulting from numerous, often accidental, false distress alerts, training will be provided to ensure the awareness and avoidance of unintentional transmission of false distress alerts, and the procedures which mitigate the effects of false distress alerts following unintentional transmission.

This course is approved by both the US Coast Guard’s National Maritime Center for US Domestic licenses and for international seafarers by the Commonwealth of Dominica Maritime Administration. When purchasing the course, ensure that you are purchasing the correct version.

Given the number of serious problems experienced in the GMDSS resulting from numerous, often accidental, false distress alerts, training will be provided to ensure the awareness and avoidance of unintentional transmission of false distress alerts, and the procedures which mitigate the effects of false distress alerts following unintentional transmission.

  • Efficiently operate GMDSS equipment required in sea area A1, A2, A3, and A4.
  • Fulfill primary radio communications responsibility during distress, urgency, safety and routine incidents
  • The GMDSS training requirements of 46 CFR 11.305(a)(3)(viii); 46 CFR 11.307(a)(3)(viii); 46 CFR 11.309(a)(4)(xv); 46 CFR 11.311(a)(3)(ix); 46 CFR 11.313(a)(3)(ix); 46 CFR 11.315(a)(3)(vi); and46 CFR 11.319(a)(4)(ix); AND
  • The requirements of 46 CFR 11.604, to meet Section A-IV/2 of the STCW code as amended.

*Please note: If you are taking the USCG Approved Version, students will need to schedule a 1-day assessment and exam session at NMI.

All GMDSS exams can be completed 100% online for both versions of the course using the online GMDSS Simulations and HALO Exam Monitoring software!

VHF Marine Radio Operator Course

PRICE: $149.00 USD

VHF Marine Radio Operator Course

PRICE: $149.00 USD

COURSE DESCRIPTION:

The VHF Marine Radio Course combines online simulations, animations, helpful explanations, quizzes and final exam to obtain an internationally recognized license through the Commonwealth of Dominica Maritime Administration. 

Through lessons, reviews, and exams you will explore the functionality and use of a marine radio in various circumstances ranging from daily communication to emergency situations using our HALO° VHF DSC Radio Simulator.

All text passages include an audio component to assist ESL students. Upon completion of the course, you will have access to your course completion certificate as a record of your training.

The course will focus on the roles that a marine radio plays in one’s safety at sea. These topics include:

  • How to operate a marine radio
  • Procedures and licensing that are essential to the usage of a marine radio
  • History, theory and functions of a marine radio
  • Required equipment
  • Technical aspects and conventions of calling when using a marine radio
  • Legal restrictions and regulations of maritime telecommunications

The course will focus on the roles that a marine radio plays in one’s safety at sea. These topics include:

  • How to operate a marine radio
  • Procedures and licensing that are essential to the usage of a marine radio
  • History, theory and functions of a marine radio
  • Required equipment
  • Technical aspects and conventions of calling when using a marine radio
  • Legal restrictions and regulations of maritime telecommunications

Handheld VHF Radio FREE TRIAL

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COURSE DESCRIPTION:

This free trial will teach you the functions and procedures that are essential in operating a handheld VHF marine radio. This free trial course will also introduce you to NEMO° – Northeast Maritime Online, a comprehensive professional maritime e-learning platform, and familiarize you with all the features that are available in a complete online course!

We hope you enjoy this free trial course! Upon completion you will receive a $20 off coupon code to use towards the purchase of the full Marine VHF Radio Operator Course!

Begin the Handheld VHF Radio Free Trial Course by filling out the form below with your name and email address.

Get Your FCC GMDSS Radio Operator License

PRICE: $75.00 USD

DESCRIPTION:

Northeast Maritime Institute is an approved designated examiner for the FCC GMDSS Radio Operator Certificate exams. The FCC requires completion of both the Element 1 and Element 7 exams for issuance of the license, unless you have completed a USCG approved GMDSS course at NMI or another training institution (a copy of your completion certificate will need to be submitted to us).

Upon purchase of this program, you will have access to study questions for both Element 1* and 7, the FCC application package and when you are ready to test, NEMO will enroll you in the Halo Exam Monitoring System which allows you to take your exams remotely, using your computer’s web camera.

*If you have completed a USCG approved GMDSS course, then you only need to prepare for and complete the Element 7 exam.

Basic process after purchasing this module:

  1. Complete the FCC application packet and submit in color with a copy of your photo id
  2. Prepare for your exams by using the provided study questions
  3. Contact NMI when you are ready to test, we will enroll you in our online exam monitoring system (a computer with a web camera is required)
  4. Upon successfully passing your exams (75% required) NMI will submit your paperwork to the FCC for issuance of your license.
  5. Upon completion of the exams and receipt of your fully completed application, Northeast Maritime Institute will submit your information to the FCC for processing.

Basic process after purchasing this module:

  1. Complete the FCC application packet and submit in color with a copy of your photo id
  2. Prepare for your exams by using the provided study questions
  3. Contact NMI when you are ready to test, we will enroll you in our online exam monitoring system (a computer with a web camera is required)
  4. Upon successfully passing your exams (75% required) NMI will submit your paperwork to the FCC for issuance of your license.
  5. Upon completion of the exams and receipt of your fully completed application, Northeast Maritime Institute will submit your information to the FCC for processing.

Visual Communications: Flashing Lights

PRICE: $75.00 USD

COURSE DESCRIPTION:

The Visual Communication: Flashing Lights course introduces you to many aspects of communication on board a vessel. Visual Morse code is a particularly important aspect of communication and is required for anyone looking to acquire their OICNW certification. This course also features the HALO° Flashing Lights Simulator which will assist in the training of practical skills. Course completion will require an online assessment to demonstrate competencies.

The course covers the following subject matter:

  • The Morse code alphabet
  • Visual Morse code
  • The International Code of Signals (PUB 102)
  • How to Flash a signal light to transmit visual Morse code
  • How to decode Morse code signals

Visual Communications course, also known as the Flashing Lights or Visual Morse Code provides training and assessment for licensed deck officers required to demonstrate competence of ability to transmit and receive information by visual signaling (Flashing Light) via Morse Code in accordance with 46 CFR subpart B, part 10 and Table A-II/1 of the STCW Code.

The course covers the following subject matter:

  • The Morse code alphabet
  • Visual Morse code
  • The International Code of Signals (PUB 102)
  • How to Flash a signal light to transmit visual Morse code
  • How to decode Morse code signals

Visual Communications course, also known as the Flashing Lights or Visual Morse Code provides training and assessment for licensed deck officers required to demonstrate competence of ability to transmit and receive information by visual signaling (Flashing Light) via Morse Code in accordance with 46 CFR subpart B, part 10 and Table A-II/1 of the STCW Code.

This course is required for all candidates who are seeking to acquire their original Officer in Charge of a Navigation Watch Certificate of Competence either a raise in grade from Able Bodied Seaman or Able Seafarer-Deck or through an approved program such as Northeast Maritime Institute’s – College of Maritime Science Third Mate Option or through a Federal or State Maritime Academy.

The U.S.C.G. Approval meets the visual signaling requirements of 46 CFR 11.309(a)(4)(vi) and 11.319(a)(4)(vi) if presented within 1 year of completion AND demonstrating the equivalent of assessment 8.2A for an STCW, as amended 2010 endorsement as Officer in Charge of a Navigational Watch on vessels 500 GT or more.

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