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MARSS00009 - Australian Territorial Waters VHF Radio Operator's Skill Set (Release 1)


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1 1 (this release)Current 27/Feb/2015

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Release 1. New Skill Set.


This Skill Set reflects the skills required by commercial and recreational boaters using marine VHF radio equipment to transmit and receive information to and from ship to ship and ship to shore within 12 nautical miles from the Australian coastal baseline.

Pathways Information

The Australian Territorial Waters VHF Radio Operator’s Skill Set is part of the MAR Maritime Training Package.

Licensing/Regulatory Information

Before undertaking this Skill Set, candidates seeking certification should check with the ACMA to determine certification requirements.

Skill Set Requirements


Transmit and receive information by marine VHF radio within Australian Territorial Waters

Target Group

Individuals seeking Australian Communications and Media Authority (ACMA) Certification.

Suggested words for Statement of Attainment

The MAR Australian Territorial Waters VHF Radio Operator’s Skill Set is consistent with the requirements of the Radiocommunications (Maritime Ship Station – 27 MHz and VHF) Class Licence 2001.

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