MARC043 – Long Range Radio Operator Certificate of Proficiency(LROCP)- issued by Office of Maritime Communications at Australian Maritime College. 

Course dates 2022

17     July
21     August
25     September
23     October
20     November
18     December

1/2 day (8:00am – 1pm)

Classroom theory and assessment

Course fee
$151.00 plus $89  TOTAL $240 for the Radio Licence Application to the Office of Maritime Communications (OMC)

$50 for handbook or alternately it can be viewed online here.

To enrol or more information call  (07) 49 466 710 or email

Entry requirements
Minimum age 16 years

Transmit and receive information by marine radio.

Operators of marine radios on vessels and at maritime coast stations, other than those solely using 27 MHz frequencies, are required to hold a Certificate of Proficiency or an equivalent overseas qualification. This certificate covers both VHF and MF/HF operation. Pre-study is recommended.

Test your knowledge with LROCP Revision Questions here

What to bring
passport photo ID for radio licence and

Useful links
Australian Communications and Media Authority
Please refer to the useful links page on this website.

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