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All courses will run if sufficient students register. Please register at BoatingCourses.ca to help assure your course choice will be available.

Maritime Radio (ROC (M))

Date: 22nd Nov 2022

Time: 6:30pm

Location: Virtually, using Zoom technology - in your home/office - details to follow upon registration

The Maritime Radio course teaches emergency radio procedures and everyday operating techniques. Learn all about the uses of marine radios, choice of frequencies, operation, phonetic alphabet, procedural words and phrases, as well as Digital Selective Calling and the Global Maritime Distress and Safety System, (DSC/GMDSS). All mariners, including recreational boaters, will want to take advantage of the many features and capabilities of this innovative form “automatic” radio. Secure your lifeline. Be sure that you and your family take the Maritime Radio course. This complete package will prepare you for the Restricted Operator Certificate (Maritime) with DSC Endorsement exam which is included as part of this courses.

To operate a maritime radio, you need the certificate. It’s the law!

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NOTE: This course will be offered virtually via Zoom technology. The course will be two evenings (Nov.22nd and 24th) at 3 hours per session with the exam to be arranged following the course presentation.

**Ebook NOT recommended for this course.**

 

Boating 2 - Beyond Boating Basics - More than your Boating Licence

Date: 1st Feb 2023

Time: 6:30pm

Location: Virtually, using Zoom technology - in your home/office - details to follow upon registration

The PCOC makes sure you have immediate navigation and safety skills but it’s just the beginning of what you should know when you get on a boat. In the second of our Boating Series, you are introduced to the art of navigation, anchoring, ropes, lines and knots – not to mention what to expect when the boat is moving under power. This course also has a number of optional topics that will be taught depending on your interests; these include towing, trailering and a check list for layup and launch.

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NOTE: This course will be offered virtually via Zoom technology. The course will be five evenings at 3 hours per session, commencing February 1st through March 1st.

**Ebook NOT recommended for this course.**

Maritime Radio (ROC (M))

Date: 14th Feb 2023

Time: 6:30pm

Location: Virtually, using Zoom technology - in your home/office - details to follow upon registration

The Maritime Radio course teaches emergency radio procedures and everyday operating techniques. Learn all about the uses of marine radios, choice of frequencies, operation, phonetic alphabet, procedural words and phrases, as well as Digital Selective Calling and the Global Maritime Distress and Safety System, (DSC/GMDSS). All mariners, including recreational boaters, will want to take advantage of the many features and capabilities of this innovative form “automatic” radio. Secure your lifeline. Be sure that you and your family take the Maritime Radio course. This complete package will prepare you for the Restricted Operator Certificate (Maritime) with DSC Endorsement exam which is included as part of this courses.

To operate a maritime radio, you need the certificate. It’s the law!

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NOTE: This course will be offered virtually via Zoom technology. The course will be two evenings (Feb. 14th and 16th) at 3 hours per session with the exam to be arranged following the course presentation.

**Ebook NOT recommended for this course.**

 

Marine Electrical Maintenance

Date: 28th Feb 2023

Time: 6:30pm

Location: Virtually, using Zoom technology - in your home/office - details to follow upon registration

Learn how to maintain electrical systems in your boat properly and safely. Gain a solid foundation in wiring, direct current systems, and alternating current systems found on recreational vessels. It also covers galvanic and stray current corrosion, lightning protection, interference suppression and electrical troubleshooting. Learn how to maintain electrical systems in your boat properly and safely. Gain a solid foundation in wiring, direct current systems, and alternating current systems found on recreational vessels. It also covers galvanic and stray current corrosion, lightning protection, interference suppression and electrical troubleshooting.

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NOTE: This course will be offered virtually via Zoom technology. The course will be six evenings at 3 hours per session, commencing Feb. 28th through Mar. 28th.


Boating 3 – Introduction to Marine Navigation

Date: 15th Mar 2023

Time: 6:30pm

Location: Virtually, using Zoom technology - in your home/office - details to follow upon registration

The third course in our series explores navigation further as you learn how to plot and label on paper charts as well as what the skipper should be doing before setting out and when under way, handling a boat under sail as well as your environmental responsibilities and electrical hazards. This course also has a number of optional topics that will be taught depending on your interests; these include tides and currents, canals and locks, and collision regulations.

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NOTE: This course will be offered virtually via Zoom technology. The course will be five evenings at 3 hours per session, commencing March 15th through April 12th.

**Ebook NOT recommended for this course.**

Maritime Radio (ROC (M))

Date: 25th Apr 2023

Time: 6:30pm

Location: Virtually, using Zoom technology - in your home/office - details to follow upon registration

The Maritime Radio course teaches emergency radio procedures and everyday operating techniques. Learn all about the uses of marine radios, choice of frequencies, operation, phonetic alphabet, procedural words and phrases, as well as Digital Selective Calling and the Global Maritime Distress and Safety System, (DSC/GMDSS). All mariners, including recreational boaters, will want to take advantage of the many features and capabilities of this innovative form “automatic” radio. Secure your lifeline. Be sure that you and your family take the Maritime Radio course. This complete package will prepare you for the Restricted Operator Certificate (Maritime) with DSC Endorsement exam which is included as part of this courses.

To operate a maritime radio, you need the certificate. It’s the law!

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NOTE: This course will be offered virtually via Zoom technology. The course will be two evenings (April 25th and 27th) at 3 hours per session with the exam to be arranged following the course presentation.

**Ebook NOT recommended for this course.**

 

More information on the courses and their locations can be found at BoatingCourses.ca

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