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AMC Amateur Radio at the Australian Maritime College is responsible for the management of all functions associated with amateur radio examination services in Australia.

The services will include the management of the assessor network across Australia, and distribution of examination papers and certificates for the following levels of proficiency:

  • Foundation
  • Standard
  • Advanced

In addition, AMC Amateur Radio will make callsign recommendations on behalf of successful candidates to the ACMA.

The AMC AR Office is aware organisations have online revision questions for use when preparing for Foundation amateur radio examinations. It should be noted that these revision questions are not in any way endorsed by the AMC AR Office.

Re-issuing Certificates of Proficiency

AMC Amateur Radio will also be responsible for reissuing certificates to holders who have lost or damaged certificates of proficiency.

Further information on replacement of certificates.

Unit of Competency

The issuing of an Amateur radio qualification based on a valid unit of competency will be included in AMC Amateur Radio’s business services.

Practical Component

A practical component is included in the examination process. Applicants should discuss the practical process with the assessor conducting their examination.


Australian Maritime College
AMC - Amateur Radio
Locked Bag 1394
T: 1300 852 701

General Office Hours

Monday to Friday 9am to 5pm (excluding public holidays and Tasmania University days).