An overview of certificates currently being issued in the UK briefly outlines the scope, purpose and requirements of each certificate.
Candidates for GMDSS GOC and ROC examinations are required to take a course of instruction prior to examination. Candidates for the LRC are advised to contact a course provider for advice about examination preparation.
You should contact providers of approved courses for information about availability of places on courses, costs, travel, accommodation etc. The course provider will also make arrangements for the examination.
UK GMDSS Examinations all have theory and practical elements. This overview of UK GMDSS Examinations outlines the examination format for GOC, ROC & LRC and provides further details of the examination structure, content areas, time allowances and pass requirements.
Examination Administration Handbook
The AMERC Examination Administration Handbook (file size: > 500 kB) contains information about examination procedures, equipment lists, adminstration arrangements and copies of examination syllabii. You will need a pdf viewer such as Foxit Reader or Acrobat Reader to view the file.