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Intermediate Licence Training Course

The intermediate programme consists of eight theory modules and seven practical tasks.


  1. Introduction, Safety, Identify Construction Projects
  2. Nature of Amateur Radio, Licence Conditions
  3. Technical Basics
  4. Transmitters and Receivers, Feeders and Antennas
  5. Propagation, EMC
  6. Operating Practices and Procedures
  7. Course Review, Demonstration of Completed Projects
  8. Examination

Practical Tasks

A major part of the Intermediate licence program is the practical element. You are required to:

  1. construct your own simple DC circuit
  2. measure voltages, currents and resistance (equipment provided)
  3. demonstrate the operation of diodes and transistors (equipment provided)
  4. put a BNC or PL259 plug onto a piece of coaxial cable
  5. put a 13A plug onto a piece of mains cable
  6. calibrate a Variable Frequency Oscillator (provided)
  7. build your own radio related project


You must have passed both the Foundation examination and the Foundation level practical assessment before you can take this course.

How do I book onto a course?

Email gares @ g4aym . org . uk or use our Contact Us form for more information.

Additional information

To assist students taking Intermediate level training courses, we have a page that lists further, useful information (both on this site and external)

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