Category Archives: CARA Training


If there are any of our intermediate members interested in progressing to a full licence we can run an advanced exam along with the foundation exam on Sunday 11th March.

Please contact Barry at for more information.


Further to the earlier posting here, the course being held in January is now full, but we’re happy to take names to be put on a waiting list should any of the current candidates drop out.

Please email Barry at if you’d like to go on the waiting list.


Intermediate Licence Course

CARA is pleased to announce that the next Intermediate Licence Course will take place over the weekend of 20th/21st January 2018 with the exam on Sunday 28th January.

A Full Licence exam will also be held on 28 January if there is a demand for it.

We hope to announce soon the dates of the next Foundation Licence course and exam.

Candidates on these courses are offered free membership of CARA for a period of 12 months.

For more information about any of the above please contact Barry at

Foundation Licence Course

CARA’s next Foundation Licence course will take place on Saturday 12th and Sunday 13th August with the exam on Sunday 20th.

Location: the Hatherley area of Cheltenham – see under Training on this website for more details.

For further information, and to book a place on the course, please email Barry at

Intermediate Training Course and Exam

The Cheltenham Amateur Radio Association is running the following amateur radio training course and exams:

Intermediate training course: Saturday 6th May & Sunday 7th May 09:00-17:00

Intermediate exam: Sunday 14th May 14:00

As previously announced, an Advanced exam will also be held on Sunday 14th May at 14:00

Venue: Hatherley Scout Hall, Penrith Road, Cheltenham

For more information contact Barry at

Full Licence Exam

CARA will be holding an Full Licence exam alongside an Intermediate Licence exam on Sunday 14th May, commencing at 2pm.

For more details, interested candidates are invited to contact Barry at: .

Book soon as spaces are limited.


The Amateur Radio Foundation Level Course being held over the weekend of 3rd/4th December 2016 is now full.

We are planning to run further courses during 2017, dates will be announced here when known.

If you wish to register your interest in a future course, please email Barry at