Foundation Licence

The course of instruction leading to the Foundation Licence Examination takes place over a 2 day weekend, typically 10am to 5pm. The first day is primarily theory whereas the second consists of more theory, practical sessions and assessments, including an appreciation of Morse Code, and the test. The results will be issued there and then.

When: 2019

Cost: £50 inclusive of tuition, course materials and examination fee. Also includes 6 months FDARS membership.

Intermediate Licence

The course of instruction leading to the Intermediate Licence Examination takes place over 28 hours spread over 2 weekends, normally 10am - 5pm. The training includes theory (building on what you learnt in the Foundation course) and a number of practical assessments, including building some circuits and a radio related kit. The exam will take place on the final day. Please note a pass at the Foundation level is a pre-requisite for this course.

When: 2019

Cost: £60 inclusive of tuition, course materials (except project kit) and examination fee

Advanced Licence Exam

This year we will be providing the exam to coincide with candidates completing the Bath learning course. Please note that a pass at the Intermediate level is a pre-requisite for this exam. 4 weeks notice is required by the RSGB, so please apply before mid-November 2018.

When: December 2018

Cost: £42.50 examination fee


Exam Only

Advanced exam (not a course) on tba

We are able to offer any of the three examinations without undergoing the course, however, the examiner will need to see:
  • proof of having completed the necessary assessments for the Foundation Exam
  • proof of having completed the Foundation licence and the assessments for the Intermediate Exam
  • proof of completing the Intermediate licence for the Advanced Exam
When: by arrangement
Cost (includes an administration fee)
  • Foundation £32.50
  • Intermediate £37.50
  • Advanced £42.50