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Take A Boater Certification Course This Winter

Get Ready For Spring 2021!

BoaterSkills.ca continues instructing through the winter with choice offering of boater certification courses!

Take a course this winter and be ready for the 2021 spring launch!

All courses are taught by BoaterSkills.ca Master Instructor Craig Hamilton.  An accomplished sailor, seasoned racer and expert boat-handler, Craig ensures that all of his classes provide informative boating instruction in a comfortable learning environment.

Courses are designed for both new and experienced boaters – Power and Sail. 

Winter and Summer Courses

Toronto Harbour Licence Course

Anyone wishing to operate a powered vessel in Toronto Harbour is required to have a Power Vessel Operator’s Permit, often referred to as a Toronto Harbour Licence. Boaters must be 14 years of age and have a PCOC card in order to complete the course.

BoaterSkills.ca is an authorized examiner for the Toronto Harbour Licence Course. Learn more, and register here.

 ROC-M Radio Course

All boaters wishing to operate a VHF radio you must have an ROC-M certificate (Restricted Operator’s Certificate – Maritime). BoaterSkills.ca offers a two-day course that teaches emergency radio procedures and every day operating techniques. Students will also learn Digital Selective Calling (DSC) and the Global Maritime Distress and Safety System (GMDSS). There is an exam at the conclusion of the course. Learn more, and register here.

Marine Basic First Aid

The Marine Basic First Aid is a two-day course offering an overview of first aid and cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) skills for the marine/fishing industry. This course meets the requirements of Transport Canada outlined in Transport Publication (TP) 13008.

This course also serves the First Aid and CPR training needs of recreational boaters and crew for responding to injuries and illness within the marine environment. Learn more, and register here.

Additional Information

BoaterSkills.ca offers boat handling instruction in the summer, and boater certification courses in the winter. 

This winter, courses will be handled online. Course times, dates and online requirements will be announced shortly. 

Email: info@boaterskills.ca |  Phone: 905-484-2628.

BoaterSkills.ca is proud to be a member of Boating Ontario. Visit the Boating Ontario website today for lots of great boating information!

BoaterSkills.ca is registered under the Transport Canada Small Vessel Compliance Program for Recreational Boating Schools