Boating 1 – Boating Basics - PCOC

Get your Pleasure Craft Operator Card

All operators of motorized pleasure craft are required to show proof of operator competency. All you need to know for the Transport Canada test is presented in an easy to read format that is both informative and entertaining. You can be confident that this study guide meets all the standards established by Transport Canada’s Office of Boating Safety.

As an extra benefit, if you pass the test offered by Canadian Power and Sail Squadrons, your Card is recognized by BOTH Transport Canada and The National Association of State Boating Law Administrators (USA). You may contact Canadian Power and Sail Squadrons to locate a testing facility in your area.

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British Columbia
Starts City Squadron Link
September 4, 2018 Victoria Saanich Peninsula
September 4, 2018 Victoria Victoria
September 5, 2018 Victoria Brentwood Bay
September 11, 2018 Langley Langley
September 11, 2018 Duncan Cowichan
September 11, 2018 Coquitlam Coquitlam
September 12, 2018 Gabriola Island Gabriola Island
September 12, 2018 White Rock White Rock
September 15, 2018 Black Creek Cape Lazo
September 19, 2018 Maple Ridge Alouette
October 20, 2018 Roberts Creek Sunshine Coast
November 7, 2018 Abbotsford Valley
November 15, 2018 Vancouver Vancouver
January 5, 2019 Nanaimo Nanaimo
January 10, 2019 Chilliwack Valley
January 10, 2019 Duncan Cowichan
January 12, 2019 Comox Cape Lazo
February 16, 2019 Roberts Creek Sunshine Coast
March 9, 2019 Comox Cape Lazo
April 20, 2019 Black Creek Cape Lazo
New Brunswick
Starts City Squadron Link
April 2, 2019 Moncton Shediac
Nova Scotia
Starts City Squadron Link
October 5, 2018 Halifax Halifax
October 5, 2018 Halifax Halifax
Starts City Squadron Link
TBD Stratford Stratford
TBD Windsor Windsor
TBD Ottawa Britannia-Rideau
TBD Kingston Kingston
TBD Deep River Oiseau Rock
TBD Ottawa Ottawa
TBD Lindsay Lindsay
TBD Sarnia Sarnia
TBD Cornwall Cornwall
TBD Brockville Brockville
April 18, 2017 Niagara Falls Fort Erie
September 11, 2018 Barrie Barrie
September 17, 2018 Trenton RCAF Trenton
September 18, 2018 Kitchener Grand River
September 19, 2018 Guelph Guelph
September 19, 2018 Guelph Guelph
October 9, 2018 London London
October 11, 2018 Ajax Ajax
November 20, 2018 London London
January 8, 2019 Ajax Ajax
March 28, 2019 London London
April 23, 2019 London London