Radio Operator Certificate


The aim of this course is to provide participants with the skills and knowledge to perform basic communication practices.

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Upon successful completion of this course participants will receive the SLSA Radio Operator award.

Course content

  • Use communication systems and equipment
  • Transmit and receive communications
  • Maintain communications equipment

Entry Requirements

Participants must be a minimum of 13 years of age on the date of final assessment.

General Information

The duration of the course is approximately 6-8 hours. This course includes specific regional and local radio operations based off frequencies, support groups and emergency protocols.

Assessment is through demonstration, presentation and application of all elements in the workplace. Participants will be required to complete activities that may include role-plays, oral and written questioning, practical demonstrations and performing scenarios.

More information

For any more information please contact the Chief Instructor.

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