VHF / SRC (in English)
The VHF radio is the best safety communication tool at sea
To use a VHF radio you need a license. The license is called SRC= Short Range Certificate
When you sign up to our SRC course we will send a VHF study book to your adress. In order to be sufficiantly prepared for your test at the end of the course, you need to study at home before your course.
Sjösportskolan Maritime Academy´s course containes theoretical and practical use of the VHF radio. You will learn among other things, emergency procedure, use of call sign and maritime alphabet, Digital Selective Calling, GMDSS, VHF speaking protocole and much more.
The course ends with the actual theoretical test. You will receive your result from the test the same evening and when you passed the exam you will get a stamp and a certificate in your Blue book of diplomas.
In order to rent a boat, especially in the Mediterranean, many firms ask to se a SRC (Short range certificate)
You need to study in advance to pass the exam.
Minimum age for doing the examination: 15
Full day class
9:00–16:00. (9.00 am - 4.00 pm) - theory and practical exercises
16.00- 18.00 (4.00 pm-6.00 pm) - written exam for NFB
If you ordered the book it will be sent to you at the adress you stated in your booking form.
An examinator from NFB will perform the test. The test costs SEK 625 that you pay via Swish directly to the examinator. Don't forget to bring a valid identification. Note: You will need a Swedish Personnummer or a Samordningsnummer
- To enquire your certificate: download the NFB app NFB Båtintyg. On Play or on App store.
1 195 SEK for the course
- Additional cost: The book ''Reeds VHF'' cost 265 SEK.
- Examination to NFB: 625 SEK directly to the examinator via Swish.
- To NFB: The cost for the download of the app via Play: 75 kr and App Store: 85 kr