Courses

All classroom teaching has been suspended until Autumn 2021.  Instead, Maritime Radio will be offered via ZOOM.  In 2021, we hope to offer Boating 2/3 with a mixture of self-study and weekly ZOOM tutorials. Keep an eye on this page for updates!!

MARITIME RADIO

Suggested Prerequisites: None

The Maritime Radio course teaches emergency radio procedures and everyday operating techniques. Learn all about the uses of marine radios, choice of frequencies, operation, phonetic alphabet, procedural words and phrases, as well as Digital Selective Calling and the Global Maritime Distress and Safety System, (DSC/GMDSS). All mariners, including recreational boaters, will want to take advantage of the many features and capabilities of this innovative form “automatic” radio. Secure your lifeline. Be sure that you and your family take the Maritime Radio course. This complete package will prepare you for the Restricted Operator Certificate (Maritime) with DSC Endorsement exam which is included as part of this courses. To operate a maritime radio, you need the certificate. It’s the law!

The Cowichan Squadron is offering the following course on 8 May 2021.  (Instruction on-line via Zoom from 0900 for approximately 4 hours, Individual Exams to be arranged.) For more information, please contact Nancy Dower at 250-710-2726 or ndower@ualberta.ca.  

 We need to get the manual to you in advance, so please let me know before then of your plans.  The course costs $140. Exam to be arranged.

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Pleasure Craft Operators

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Boating 2 

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Boating 3 

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Radar

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Maritime Radio

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Boat Maintenance

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