Boat License Canada

Boat License Canada

$38.00

How It Works

1

Take The Boating Course Online

Complete the CanadaBoatSafety.com online course. The course presents the material in a flexible and easy-to-understand manner. The material is organized into five chapters, with a 10 question quiz at the end of each chapter. You must achieve a passing grade of 80% before proceeding to the next chapter.

2

Pass The Official Test

The test consists of multiple-choice questions and a pass mark of 75% is needed.

Unlimited test retries included.

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Print Your Certificate

Your temporary boating certificate can be immediately downloaded and printed, so you can go boating today! Your permanent physical PCOC will be mailed to you.


What is a Pleasure Craft Operator Card?

In order to legally operate a motorized pleasure craft in Canada, you must be able to provide proof of competency. Unless you have completed a boating safety course in Canada prior to April 1, 1999, obtained a specified marine safety certificate issued to professional mariners, or have an applicable Rental Boat Safety Checklist, a Pleasure Craft Operator Card (PCOC) is required as proof of competency.


Boating Safety Tips


  • Take a boater safety course to get your Pleasure Craft Operator Card (PCOC).


  • Consider a free Pleasure Craft Courtesy Check (PCCC). This is provided free by the Canadian Power and Sail Squadron (CPS-ECP) in partnership with The Office of Boating Safety.


  • Wear a proper life jacket


  • Learn to swim


  • Follow proper anchoring techniques


  • Do not overload the boat with passengers or equipment




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