Training Courses & Assessments
Two Rocks Volunteer Marine Rescue Group (TRVMRG) is a
YAWA training centre with Department of Planning and Infrastructure registered RST assessors.
In all training courses numbers are limited to maximise learning opportunities and are conducted by our volunteer trainers and therefore it is essential that bookings be made. Please contact us either by phoning TRVMRG on 9561 5777 at any time to leave a recorded message or during business hours, or e-mail us and one of our trainers will get back to you.
Recreational Skippers Ticket (RST) - Theory Revision Course
The Theory Revision course runs for two hours immediately prior to your chosen time for assessment. All necessary topics covered in the RST Workbook are presented in summary. The revision includes boat handling theory, marine rules and regulations, safety at sea, trip planning, skippers responsibility, navigation lights and markers.
This revision course covers all the theoretical requirements for the Skippers Recreational Ticket assessment to follow immediately thereafter. Allow two hours for the revision component and up to sixty minutes for the Theory Assessment.
Cost $90.00 each
Recreational Skippers Ticket (RST)
Who has to have an RST? The person in charge of a recreational vessel with a motor greater than 4.5 kilowatts (6 HP).
There are two (2) parts to the RST: Theory and Practical.
TRVMRG conducts RST assessments at times to suit the applicant. Both theory and practical courses are held at our headquarters / training room at the southern end of the Two Rocks Marina complex, Jordan Street, Two Rocks. Copies of the Workbook are available from TRVMRG.
Recreational Skippers Ticket (RST) - Practical Assessment
The RST Practical Assessment takes approximately 60 minutes to complete, including a demonstration of all tasks to be assessed prior to the commencement of the assessment.
The cost includes the use of the TRVMRG vessel for assessment. The practical tasks to be assessed are detailed in the red section of the RST Workbook. Download a copy of the RST Workbook here for prior reading.
Cost $90.00 each
Short Range Operators Certificate of Proficiency (SROCP)
If you are operating VHF marine equipment, you must be in possession of a Short Range Operators Certificate of Proficiency (SROCP ). This course will teach you how to confidently and competently operate a marine radio, make you familiar will all situations you may encounter on the radio and will make sure you are aware of radio rules and etiquette.
If you are operating VHF marine equipment, you must be in possession of a Short Range Operators Certificate of Proficiency (SROCP )
The SROCP course content covers:
- Making calls
- Receiving calls
- Relaying calls
- Various call signs & distress messages
The VHF Radio Operators Course runs over half a day. Available course dates will be decided upon demand.
You will need to bring following items with you at the start of the course:
Pen, Pencil, Eraser, Motor Driver Licence and a colour passport size photograph.
Payment for courses should be made before the commencement of the course with cash, cheque or postal order in person at the Marine Rescue Headquarters between 0700 and 1700 hours every day or by mail to PO Box 138, TWO ROCKS, 6037.
Contact TRVMRG Today For Your Training & Assessment Needs
The Radio Channels and telephone line below are monitored by our volunteer radio operators during the following times:
SUMMER HOURS: 0600-1800 hrs | WINTER HOURS: 0700-1700 hrs 7 days a week