GMDSS Equipment Maintenance Course (level II)

Course Objectives

This course is intended to give trainees theoretical knowledge and practical skills sufficient to technicians, GMDSS operators and professional yachtsmen who have the need to provide basic maintenance on the radio equipment. This course provides both theoretical and practical training that starts with component assembly level and basic electronic circuit reaching to the main GMDSS circuit board troubleshooting.

Course Outline

  • Introduction to GMDSS system.
  • Fundamentals of electronic components and circuits.
  • Basic electronic circuit design and measurements.
  • Electronic circuit tracing.
  • Analog and digital communication.
  • Antenna types and feed lines.
  • Electrical health and safety.
  • Fault finding in GMDSS station.

Course Exercises

Practical operational procedures on the followings:

  • Electronic circuits design and tracing.
  • Fault finding in GMDSS station.

Entry requirements

 The trainee should hold GOC and has a good command in English language.

Duration: 10 working days / (40% theoretical – 60% practical).

No. of trainees: 6 – 10 trainees.

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