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 Central Highlands Amateur Radio Club has two assessors available to conduct your assessments, they are Clive Sait VK4ACC & Greg Weir VK4VBU

To enquire about an amateur radio assessment please contact Clive Sait via his mobile: 0429632815 or send an email to: exams@charc.org.au

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.

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.

Examination Fee Schedule – 2019

Description of service – StatutoryTotal Price (inc GST)
Examination Fees
Foundation$90.00
Standard$90.00
Advanced$90.00
Regulations$90.00
Practical AssessmentIncluded if conducted on the same day as a written examination
Practical Assessment
(Stand-alone fee)NOTE: This fee is only charged if a candidate requests a practical assessment and does not complete a written examination at the same time.
$90.00

Miscellaneous Fee Schedule

Description of service – Non-statutoryTotal Price (inc GST)
Callsign Recommendation – Level 1 (Next Available)$25.00
Callsign Recommendation – Level 2
(1st/2nd preference 2 letter callsign VK 1/5/6/7/8 or 3/4 letter callsign in any State/Territory)
$35.00
Callsign Recommendation – Level 3
(1st/2nd preference 2 letter callsign VK 2/3/4)
$60.00
Callsign Recommendation – Level 4 (Special Event)$30.00
Callsign Recommendation – Level 5 (Repeater/Beacon)$30.00
Recognition of Prior Learning$99.00
Reissue of Certificates$55.00

Amateur Radio Examination Syllabus