What is the ROCC Licence?
The Radio Operators Certificate of Competence is a CAA recognised qualification. It is required to be held by anyone who operates VHF aeronautical radio equipment, providing a ACGS service at an aerodrome, or other location in the UK.
- Minimum 18 years of Age
- Have completed the appropriate Written and Practical examinations
If you hold the following aeronautical qualifications you may apply directly for a Radio Operators Certificate of Competence for the provision of an ACGS with out having to take the written and practical radiotelephony examinations.
- UK CAA Air traffic controllers licence with a current EU Endorsement
- UK CAA Flight information Service officers licence with a current validation at an aerodrome or area control centre.
- ATC Certificate of Competence issued to a member of HM Forces with a current unit Validation.
- No Medical certificate is required.
- It is preferred that anyone on a ROCC course have a basic understanding of aviation (I.e Circuit Procedures/QFE/QHN ) However, it is not mandatory to have any prior aviation experience.