VHF Radio (ROC-M)

VHF Radio

VHF Radio

Maritime Radio Course

To operate a VHF radio you must have an ROC-M certificate (Restricted Operator’s Certificate – Maritime) – its the law.

This Maritime Radio Course teaches emergency radio procedures and every day operating techniques. Learn about channel frequencies, the phonetic alphabet, procedural words and phrases as well as Digital Selective Calling (DSC) and the Global Maritime Distress and Safety System (GMDSS). This two-day course includes the exam.

PLEASE NOTE: Students must know the phonetic alphabet to receive a passing grade:

(Phonetic Alphabet download)

2019 Courses in Port Credit

(Each course is two evenings)
May 13/15th Course Full
June 3/5th
July 8/10th
Time: 7pm-10pm

Minimum age for registration is 12 years
ROC-M Course Registration – $130

Contact us if you would like to pick up your course materials in advance:
Email – info@boaterskills.ca or call 905-484-2628

DSC Endorsement Course

(Duration: one evenining)
Do you hold an older VHF Marine Radio certificate that does not include DSC? Register and attend Day 2 of the 2-day ROC-M course to receive the DSC Endorsement Certificate. Upcoming course dates:
May 15th, June 5th, July 10th
*Student must have their older ROC-M card’s number to complete the DSC Endorsement Certificate course registration form. Lost your older card? Have it replaced by its course provider or sign up for the full ROC-M course to receive a new card with DSC Endorsement.
DSC Endorsement Registration

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


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