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RYA VHF SRC Assessor

Upcoming RYA VHF SRC Assessor Courses

Price - £RYA
Spaces available - 6
Price - £RYA
Spaces available - 6

The aim of the SRC Assessor course is to equip you to instruct the RYA Marine Radio (SRC) course. The subject knowledge, interpersonal skills and teaching ability that you bring to the classroom session will be assessed and honed with the above course in mind. Your understanding of the syllabus, the structure of the course and the level at which it should be taught will be developed during this course.

Courses are only bookable via the RYA website through their training calendar here.

Should you experience any problems with your search or with booking online please email: instructor.courses@rya.org.uk


  • RYA Short Range Certificate or higher GMDSS marine radio operator’s certificate
  • Teaching in the Classroom
  • Recommended to have completed or observed an RYA SRC course (online or classroom) within the last five years
  • One of the following:
    – RYA Yachtmaster Offshore Certificate of Competence, or
    – RYA practical instructor certificate in any discipline

Assumed knowledge Expected to be familiar with the operation of Class D radios and radio equipment typically carried in GMDSS area A1.
Minimum duration 2 days
Minimum age 18  
Course content  Two day course and assessment

You will be required to undertake pre-course knowledge checks and exercises, details of which will be provided prior to the course.

Course dates and online booking

Ability after the course To be able to teach the RYA Marine Radio Short Range Certificate.
Validity Five years, after which a revalidation course will be required..

All SRC Assessors are required to revalidate every five years and will be contacted as the fifth anniversary of their qualification approaches.

How to revalidate


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