Marcom B

National exam (Agency Telecom)


The course deals with maritime radio-communication apparatus  recommended by the Global Martime Distress and Safety System such as: VHF, VHF DSC, SART, EPIRB, Navtex, GMDSS walkie-talkie and EGC receiver.  

To be able to make the prescribed radio connections in case of nautical, public, emergency – distress – and safety communication, we work with real communication systems and / or interactive simulation.

The exam consist of the following elements:

  • Theory exam
  • English exam
  • Operational skills assessment

Course information

Target group:
People using maritime radio equipment on board of ships. Depending on the communication equipment with which the ship is equipped, it is a necessity that these people own a Marcom B Certificate.
Conditions for participation:
No specific requirements for participation
Course duration:
3 consecutive days
Atoomweg 2H, 9743 AK Groningen/ At location on demand
Max. nr. of participants:
20 Persons
When the course is passed, the certificate Marcom B will be handed out and the Seamansbook is signed and stamped.
Validity certificate:
2 days of class + self-study, 0.5 day exam + practicing operational skills ont he GMDSS simulator. Participants are allowed 1 resit exam.
Bring along:
Passport and Seamansbook


Dec 3, 2018
Dec 4, 2018
696 .00
Per person, excluding VAT. Including coffee, tea, lunch and materials.

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