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

Foundation Courses & Exams in and around Essex


Due to the current Coronavirus situation, until further notice, RSGB is offering Foundation exams online, with practicals being suspended. Many clubs have suspended their training due to Covid and the availability of online exams.

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

For the latest information, see COVID-19 & Exams – latest Updates.

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).

Details at

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.
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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