The Global Maritime Distress and Safety System (GMDSS) is the international radio safety system mandated by the International Maritime Organization (IMO) for ships at sea.
See also Global Maritime Distress and Safety System short course.
The course is designed for students who have already successfully completed a full GMDSS General Operators Certificate course. This course covers the competencies of STCW 1978 as amended, A-IV/2
Transmit and receive information using Global Maritime Distress Safety System subsystems and equipment and fulfilling the functional requirements of Global Maritime Distress Safety System
Provide radio services in emergencies
On successful completion of this course, students will be able to: