DTS Solutions

Providing two-way radio solutions since 1988.

Welcome to our introduction to radio course. DTS are a certified service centre and offer ad-hoc delivery, fixed price repairs, 24 hours support and maintenance programs.

Target Audience

Who should take this course?

Any operative who uses a two-way radio within their role


Why take this course?

To provide radio users with a clear understanding of how to use and interact using a hand-held two-way radio.


Upon completion of these courses you will:

Upon completion of this course you will have an understanding of the key functions of a radio handset. Understand and know how to use the NATO Phonetic Alphabet and Numbers. How to carry out a radio check and finally use a radio confidently and communicate professionally.


What's my time investment?

30 Minutes

Course curriculum

All you need to get to know your radio, etiquette and how to speak including the phonetic alphabet, numbers and more.

  • 1


    • Aims and objectives

    • A message from your DTS team

    • Get to know your radio

  • 2

    Speaking on the radio

    • Letters, numbers and phrases

    • Quick quiz

  • 3

    Radio use and checks

    • Radio etiquette

    • Radio conversations

    • Quick test

  • 4

    Refresh and final test

    • The DTS radio use final test

    • Thank you

    • Website links for this course


Training Lead

Claire Humble

Leading on Safety & Security is a former Senior Police Officer and HE Assistant Director; Safety & Security, with a stand out reputation for delivering Sector Leading Transformational Change, Leadership and Security Strategy at all levels of an Institution. Her in-depth expertise in Security Operations, Systems & Risk Management is underpinned by a Masters level Degree in International Security and Membership of the Security Institute. Her experience includes: Safety & Security Strategy, Systems & Logistics Leadership & Management Security Operational Procedures Crime Prevention Security Risk & Threat Assessment Emergency Planning Investigation Transformational Culture Change