MRROC SYLLABUS

The eNautical MRROC Home Study Course covers the following Maritime Restricted Radiotelephone Operator’s Certificate Syllabus:


RADIOTELEPHONE OPERATION AND PROCEDURES.

Distress, Urgency, and Safety calls (MF/VHF).  Nature of required information.
Distress, Urgency, and Safety messages.
Acknowledgement, Relaying, and Control of Distress traffic.  Role of coast stations, role of ship stations
Restricted working signal.  Meaning of.
Resumption of normal working signal.
Alarm signals.  Type and purpose.  Subsequent action
Common frequencies and channels.


ABILITY TO SEND CORRECTLY AND TO RECEIVE CORRECTLY BY RADIOTELEPHONE.

Types of maritime stations, use of callsigns and other identities.
Operating procedure.  Frequency bands, types of message.
Radio watch requirements, radio logbook.
Voyage or Trip reports.  Purpose, type of information, agency concerned.
Medical advice.  Nature of requirements, how to achieve information.


GENERAL KNOWLEDGE OF THE REGULATIONS APPLYING TO RADIOTELEPHONE COMMUNICATIONS AND SPECIFICALLY THAT PART OF THOSE REGULATIONS RELATING TO DISTRESS AND SAFETY OF LIFE.

Radio Apparatus licences and operators’ certificates.  STCW Requirements.

Approved radio apparatus.
Notification of changes relating to licences, ownership, or apparatus.
Secrecy of correspondence.
Transmissions in harbour
Testing of radio apparatus.  Regulatory provisions.
Interference.  Causes, control of.
Phonetic alphabet, International code of Signals.
EPIRB’s, type, operation, frequency usage


MRROC EXAM

The MRROC examination syllabus is based on the Radio Handbook, Your guide to marine communication by Maritime New Zealand.

The MRROC exam is a written paper consisting of:

  • Two questions requiring detailed answers on distress, safety and urgency procedures. One question carries 15 marks and the other 10 with pass marks of 12 and 8 respectively. A pass must be obtained in each of these questions.
  • One question relating to the phonetic alphabet carrying 3 marks.
  • The remaining 24 questions are short answer or multi choice each carrying 3 marks.

An aggregate mark of 70 is required to pass the examination.

Format: Written paper and/or oral examTotal marks carriedPass mark
Two questions requiring detailed answer on distress, safety and urgency procedures.One question carries 15 marks and the other 10A minimum of 12 and 8 points respectively is required
One question relating to the phonetic alphabet3No minimum required
24 short answer or multi-choice questions72 (3 per question)No minimum required
TOTAL10070

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