Marine Radio Licence Course


If you would like to attend a scheduled Long Range Operators Certificate of Proficiency (LROCP) course please book a position and make payment here.


Once you submit the form you will be taken to our checkout page to complete your payment with the secure PayPal system using your PayPal account, Credit Card or Debit Card. Please note you do not need to have a PayPal account to complete payment.

Up coming dates for the one day course are:

2021 scheduled dates

To be scheduled


This course is a nationally recognised certificate (licence) issued by the Australian Maritime College (AMC) of Tasmania. It is a one day course and you can prepare for this prior to attending by using the online manual and practice exams. All training and assessment will be performed on this day. There is a 70% pass rate, if you do not pass the first time you will have to pay an additional $86.00 for another exam paper from AMC.

The cost of the course is $200.00. This includes a hard copy of the Maritime Radio Operators Handbook, the cost of the assessment paper and the training session. 

There will be limit numbers for each session so book early to avoid disappointment.


These sessions are provided by qualified trainers and assessors accredited by AMC, that volunteer for the local VMR Mackay squad and provide their time for free.


Where: VMR Mackay base located at the Boat Ramp, Mulherin Drive, Mackay Harbour.

What: Bring a passport photo no more than 12 months old, pen a paper.

Time: Arrive at 8:30am for a 8:45am start, expect finish time 4pm.

There will be a 45 min break for lunch, BYO or purchase from local stores.

An email will be sent to you prior to the course reminding you of the requirements and preparation material.

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