Short Courses

RYCV operates a number of short courses designed to improve skills in a specific area.

Contact our Sail Training Development Manager, Ian Fox at on (03) 9397 1277 or at training@rycv.asn.au for dates, further information and to enrol.


Club Crane Course

This course must be successfully completed prior to using the club cranes on either hardstand.

What you'll Learn:

At the end of this course you will have a basic understanding of:

  • Safety issues around Crane use
  • Lifting gear selection and maintenance
  • Practical use of the Clubs cranes 

Duration:

One session of 4 Hours

Cost: $50 per person

Dates:

10th September 2017

12th November 2017

14th January 2018

11th March 2018


VHF Marine Radio Operators Course

This course teaches participants the correct procedures when using VHF Marine Radios and includes testing to obtain a SROCP from the Office of Maritime Communications.  This is the Internationally recognized qualification not the Australian waters only qualification.

What you'll learn:

  • Use of VHF radio telephony
  • Understanding and use of DSC facilities
  • Maintenance of marine radio equipment
  • Understanding of regulations applicable to the use of ship marine radios
  • Knowledge of Australian Marine Search and Rescue system

Duration:

One session of 4 hours

Cost:

$190 per person which includes a hard copy of the Marine VHF Radio Operators Handbook and the examination fee to undertake ACMA test to obtain your SROCP qualification.

Dates:

24th August 2017

4th October 2017

6th December 2017

7th February 2018

4th April 2018

6th June 2018


VHF/HF Marine Radio Operators Course

This course teaches participants the correct procedures when using VHF and HF Marine Radios and includes testing to obtain a LROCP from the Office of Maritime Communications

What you'll learn:

At the end of this course you will have an understanding of:

  • GMDSS systems and equipment
  • Use of MF/HF and VHF radio telephony
  • Understanding and use of DSC facilities
  • Maintenance of marine radio equipment
  • Understanding of regulations applicable to the use of ship marine radios
  • Knowledge of Australian Marine Search and Rescue system

Duration:

3 sessions of 3 hours

Cost: $280 per person which includes a hard copy of the Marine Radio Operators Handbook and the examination fee to undertake ACMA test to obtain your LROCP qualification. 

Dates:

4th, 6th and 11th Sept


Diesel Maintenance Course

Lean how to maintain and properly care for your diesel engine.

What you'll learn:

At the end of this course you will have a basic understanding of:

  • the 4 Stroke diesel cycle
  • naturally aspirated/turbo charged fuel systems
  • tanks
  • filtering systems
  • Iinjection systems
  • air/exhaust systems
  • cooling systems
  • electrical systems
  • lubrication
  • owner maintenance/trouble shooting
  • vessel installations

Duration:

One session of 3 hours

Cost:

$75 per person

Dates:

TBC


Man Overboard (Recovery Technique’s) Workshop

We all (or we should be) practice our man overboard (MOB) drills to get our boat back to a fellow crew member or guest in the water, but how many of us have had a go at getting a helpless, wet, 100 kg person back on board, even in relatively mild conditions? 

What you'll learn:

At the end of this course you will have an understanding of:

  • the techniques that can be used to successfully retrieve a person back on board
  • gear that is available to assist in retrieval
  • setting up systems on the boat to assist retrieval
  • different scenarios you may be faced with such as MOB with a tether attached

Duration:

1 session of 2 hours

Cost:

$50 per person.

Dates:

TBC


Level 2 First Aid

The Nationally recognized Level 2 First Aid course offered at Royals Training Centre is tailored to the needs of sailors and and ocean racers it is strongly recommended to learn the best way to respond to medical emergencies while on the water. 

What you'll learn:

At the end of this course you will have an understanding of:

  • how to perform immediate lifesaving first aid pending the arrival of medical assistance.
  • how to recognise the symptoms and signs of acute illness and/or injury and take appropriate action
  • manage wounds and bleeding
  • manage burns
  • manage bone, joint and muscle injuries
  • adapt first aid procedures for remote situations

Duration:

4 session of 3 hours

The first night of this course includes ‘Update CPR’ which may be completed as an individual component. The cost for completing only the CPR component is $70 per person, and will only require attendance for the first evening of the course.

Cost:

$180 per person (full course) or $70 per person (CPR component only)

Dates:

TBC