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Remote Assessments are now available

The AMC-AR have approved remote assessments for AR licencing due to the Covid-19 crisis. When you are ready to sit an Amateur Radio Assessment, contact Karen VK2AKB education@ccarc.org.au

Remote assessments are conducted by an AMC-AR Level 3 Assessor via Video link on Skype, at a mutually convenient time.  All forms and documents are sent via email.

There are three levels of Amateur Radio Licence




FOUNDATION is the quickest way to obtain your Amateur Radio licence and is intended as an introduction to the hobby.

  1. Purchase a copy of the WIA Foundation manual https://www.wia.org.au/licenses/foundation/foundationmanual/  There is also a supplement available for the manual, downloadable from https://www.wia.org.au/licenses/foundation/foundationmanual/documents/Foundation_Manual_Supplement_Nov_2019.pdf
  2. Foundation Training: Due to the Covid-19 crisis, CCARC Foundation Training at the CCARC clubrooms located at Kariong has been cancelled.  So instead, could you please register on the RES website http://www.res.net.au  for the Foundation AOCP(F) course.
    FREE Foundation AOCP(F) and Practical Assessment video tutorials (from the RES School),  are available to watch on youtube https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLWfBM0vv_pela5fmKbhk-1920LV_Ds4Bl

Courses for the Standard AOCP(S), and Advanced AOCP(A) Licences are also available on the RES website http://www.res.net.au 

The national body for Amateur Radio is The Wireless Institute of Australia (WIA). This website has a lot of information


The AMC-AR look after the AR licencing and assessments and you can download a copy of the current syllabus for Foundation, Standard and Advanced


“Radio Theory Handbook Beginner to Advanced Ron. Bertrand VK2DQ” book or epub are both available online