Course Details

Radio Operator Certificate

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NameDateTimeLocationAvailable SpacesCostSingle Enrol


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Learning Outcomes:

  • identify the different radios used in their local lifesaving club environment volunteering activities
  • perform a radio check using correct radio communication procedures
  • know the difference between simplex and duplex channels and be able to select the correct channel for communicating with patrol team members and SurfCom which is a SLS Communication Centre
  • Correctly use procedural words (prowords) in the appropriate context
  • operate a radio and communicate messages effectively using call signs, prowords and the 4 Ps
  • know what to do if there are interruptions to radio communications and if a radio is dropped into water
  • reset and restore the radio for the next patrol or special event

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