Mariners successfully completing TRLMI’s Global Maritime Distress & Safety System (GMDSS) course with a passing grade of at least 75% will satisfy the GMDSS training requirements of 46 CFR 11.202(d)(ii) and Table A-IV/2 of the STCW Code, as amended. This course is required for officers who serve on vessels equipped with GMDSS equipment.
Successfully passing both the Element 1 and Element 7 FCC Examinations are required to receive the endorsement as a GMDSS operator.
Students successfully completing this course will be able to efficiently operate the GMDSS equipment, and be able to assume primary responsibility for operation of the Distress equipment during an incident.
Subjects & Equipment Include: