Foundation Amateur Radio Courses & Exams in Essex

If you’re looking to take a Foundation training course or exam in or around Essex, here’s 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
Covid Update – December 2021: Clubs in and around Essex are now allowed to hold training and exam sessions once again, but the RSGB removed the practical element in 2021, making it possible for people to take training courses and exams online. As a student, you now have the choice of online, or traditional in-person training & exams

Foundation Courses & Exams in and around Essex

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.

We’ve helped train over 6,500 students with a pass rate of over 99%. Foundation material is delivered in an online classroom and uses fully-narrated videos, quizzes, mock tests, handouts and optional live webinars (no webcam required).

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Epping Loughton & Epping Forest ARS offers two-day weekend classroom-based Foundation courses.
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Harlow Harlow & District ARS offers two-day weekend classroom-based Foundation courses.
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Other Online Providers For a list of other online course providers, see Online Amateur Radio Training Courses Various dates
Foundation exams – book direct with RSGB on the following link: RSGB Exam Bookings


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