The Aeronautical Radio Operator Certificate Course is designed to provide aviation radiotelephone knowledge, techniques and qualifications for manned aircraft pilots, non-pilot flightcrew. This includes helicopter hoist operator aircrew, rescue swimmers and loadmasters. Drone/UAV pilots operating in restricted airspace or near helicopter landing zones. Many emergency services personnel such as police, fire, ambulance within emergency services can be required to hold the licence. Helicopter landing officers and landing zone coordinators for remote and offshore landing zones require the licence. Lastly, and most importantly, airports and airlines ground crew. With the AROC licence you will be legally allowed to communicate via VHF airband radio during your normal course of duties and tasks within the aviation environment.
Successful graduates of the AROC course are awarded and issued a CASA Aeronautical Radio Operator Certificate which can be used to demonstrate competency in other regions worldwide to attain a local radio operator license.