operate marine VHF radio equipment on a UK flagged vessel. It is obtained by successfully completing an SRC exam conducted at an RYA Recognised Training Centre.
SRC exams consist of a written theory exam and assessment in the practical use of marine VHF radios, with the exam fee payable to the RYA. See the section on the exam fee for more details.
Eligibility for the Examination
To be eligible for the exam, on the day of the exam all candidates must:
1. be 16 years old or older, and
2. present one of the following eligibility documents:
– evidence of completing an RYA SRC training course through an RYA Recognised Training Centre*, or
– an RYA Restricted VHF certificate, or
– a suitable aviation radio operator’s certificate.
*The RYA SRC course may be taken in the classroom or online. Find out more about the VHF/SRC course here.
Arranging an exam
Our next exam date will be shown on your login email that will be sent to you when purchasing a VHF/SRC Online course.
To find out what the current scheduled date is just contact us at: email@example.com
The exam fee
The SRC exam fee is £70 and covers the cost of the examiner and the administration of processing and issuing the certificate. In addition there is a charge of £25 that we will make to cover the cost of providing exam facilities; Premises, Training Radio’s etc. Making a total cost of £95.
Payment can be made by clicking the “Add to Basket” button above.
1. Online payment by debit or credit card
The card payment does not need to be in your name. When completing the checking out process just click the box “BO