ROC-M Radio Course
Now available online!
Maritime Radio Course
To operate a VHF radio you must have an ROC-M certificate (Restricted Operator’s Certificate – Maritime) – it’s the law.
This one-day course teaches emergency radio procedures and every day operating techniques. Learn about channel frequencies; the phonetic alphabet; procedural words and phrases along with Digital Selective Calling (DSC) and the Global Maritime Distress and Safety System (GMDSS). The ROC-M certificate is valid for life.
Online Course and Exam
Students must have a strong internet connection along with a webcam and microphone.
Zoom course invites will be emailed to you in advance of the course date.
Session 1 – 10am to noon
Session 2 – 12:30pm to 2:30pm
Written exam – 3pm
Exam notes: You will be required to show government photo I.D. to the instructor at the beginning of the exam session and to be visible to the instructor at all times via live webcam. Please ensure sufficient lighting is available for your webcam.
Choose when registering either a Maritime Radio ePUB (electronic version) or PRINTED Guide.
ePUB GUIDE: The electronic textbook version will be emailed to you after registration is completed (ePUB cannot be printed). Cost: $175 (plus HST)
PRINTED GUIDE: The ROC-M PRINTED GUIDE is mailed to you following registering provided there is sufficient delivery time with Canada Post (minimum 7 business days prior to course date). Cost: $185 (plus HST)
- Click on preferred course date below
- Select Printed Guide or e-PUB course materials when registering
- Click SUBMIT
- Payment is through Paypal or Credit Card
NOTE: All course times are Eastern (Toronto)