Foundation Amateur Radio Courses & Exams in Essex

If you’re looking to take Foundation Course, practical session, or exam in or around Essex, here’s a map and a list of all of the upcoming training courses and exam sessions that we know of.

For information on what you’ll need to learn for the entry-level Foundation course, see: How to become a ham.

Amateur Radio Foundation Training Course

Foundation Courses & Exams in and around Essex


Due to the current Coronavirus situation, local face-to-face training sessions are not taking place, and the RSGB is not arranging any exams at any level at any of the Exam Centres. Until further notice, RSGB is offering Foundation exams online, with practicals being suspended. For the latest, see COVID-19 & Exams – latest Updates.

Note that our free Foundation Online exam course IS still running, and is a great way to prepare for the online exam offered by the RSGB. To enrol, visit Foundation Online Registration

Foundation Courses in Essex

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Online Essex Ham runs a FREE monthly online Foundation training course for self-study, revision and distance learning. Our course can be used for stand-alone study, or to support your training with a local club training. Our course includes videos, guides and mock revision tests. Details at

Online Exams in Essex during the COVID crisis

The following short video clip gives an overview of how to take your online exam:

VIDEO: Taking Your Amateur Radio Exam at Home


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