Pleasure Craft Operator Card

2019 Public Access Course Dates

TO BE ANNOUNCED – Spring courses have now concluded for 2019. To book a private group course with 6 or more students, Complete a Course Request Here or call 905-484-2628.

Operating a Power Driven Vessel

Anyone who operates a power-driven boat on Canadian waters needs proof of competency. The most common proof of competency is the Pleasure Craft Operator Card.

BOATsmart! Canada Safe Boating Course

This is the classroom version of the BOATsmart! Canada online course and exam, covering boating laws, safety, buoyage system, and more! This certification is valid for life. Duration: 6 hours
Instructor: Craig Hamilton

Age Requirements

The minimum age for obtaining a Pleasure Craft Operator Card is 8 years of age. We recommend contacting us before registering children for this course by calling 905-484-2628 or emailing us at

Book another boater certification course with us and receive a 10% discount on each course registration (VHF Radio, Marine First Aid, Toronto Harbour License). Please contact us prior to booking courses to receive the discount code.

We are a certified affiliate exam centre of BOATsmart! Canada.
Public access courses are offered at our Training Centre:
Google Map directions

1 Port Street East
Port Credit, ON L5G 4N1
Phone: 905-484-2628

Private Courses

Contact us to schedule a private course at our Training Centre (minimum 6 students required).

Off-site Courses

Contact us if you would like information on scheduling a course at your group or organization’s location (minimum 8 students required).

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