Official Certification and Approval

Talking Radio is an authorised Independent Training Centre of First Medical Response and can offer the following programmes: First Aid Level 1, 2 and/or 3; Cardio Pulmonary Resuscitation (CPR); Automated External Defibrillation (AED), and Emergency Oxygen Administration. We have qualified personnel to attend to any company’s training needs.

First Medical Response is registered with the Emergency Care Safety Institute (International), SETA/SAQA and the South African Department of Labour as an accredited First Aid Training Provider in terms of the OSHACT (Act 85 of 1993 – GSR 3.

samsa2The South African Maritime Safety Authority (SAMSA) was established on the 1st April 1998 under the SAMSA Act 5 of 1998. SAMSA’s obligation is to:
– Ensure safety of life and property at sea
– Prevent and combat pollution from ships in the marine environment
– Promote the Republic’s maritime interests.

Talking Radio is a SAMSA accredited training institution in terms of Part 4, section 85 of the Merchant Shipping (Safe Manning, Training and Certification) Regulations, 2013, as amended. This accreditation allows Talking Radio to present     Short Range Certificate courses to the general public or professional  mariners.

SAOGATalking Radio is proud to be an associate member of the South African Oil and Gas Alliance (SAOGA). This organisation actively works with government and parastatal entities to ensure that public policy and infrastructure supports a competitive environment for upstream and midstream suppliers. Part of the associated services which Talking Radio facilitates includes the supply of:
(a) VHF radio (Aeronautical) certification for all Helicopter Landing Officers and Radio Operators working on offshore installations.
(b) VHF radio (Short Range) certification for all applicable Marine personnel in accordance with Mariners notice no.4 of 2016.

The SAOGA organisation is the ideal platform for Talking Radio and its mission statement, backed by their interest and enthusiasm in ongoing skills development for Southern Africa, truly supports the TR ideology.

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VHF RT Training

TalkingRadio  has supplied VHF RT training to the following schools, institutions, carriers and operators:

AVOP:
SA EXPRESS
SA AIRLINK
43 AIR SCHOOL

BASE OPERATOR:
SOUTH AFRICAN AIRWAYS
SA EXPRESS
AIR MALAWI
SAFAIR
DENEL
WORKING ON FIRE
OFF ROAD RESCUE UNIT

VHF for AERONAUTICAL OFFSHORE:
PETRO-SA

PARAGLIDER:
SOUTH AFRICAN HANGLIDER AND PARAGLIDER ASSOCIATION

RESTRICTED & GENERAL:
SAFTA
CQ AVIATION
ROSSLYN MICROLIGHTERS
FTS – Grand Central
HENLEY AIR
AVIATOR TRAINING ACADEMY
EAST RAND GLIDING CLUB
AVIATOR’S PARADISE
AVIATION TOWARDS SUCCESS (ATS)
BASE4 HELICOPTERS
CAPE FLYING SERVICES
CAPE TOWN FLIGHT TRAINING CENTRE (CTFTC)
GOOD HOPE FLYING CLUB
POWERED FLIGHT
RECREATIONAL AVIATION ASSOCIATION OF SOUTHERN AFRICA
43 AIR SCHOOL