Boating 1 – Boating Basics - PCOC

Get your Pleasure Craft Operator Card

All operators of motorized pleasure craft are required to show proof of operator competency. All you need to know for the Transport Canada test is presented in an easy to read format that is both informative and entertaining. You can be confident that this study guide meets all the standards established by Transport Canada’s Office of Boating Safety.

As an extra benefit, if you pass the test offered by Canadian Power and Sail Squadrons, your Card is recognized by BOTH Transport Canada and The National Association of State Boating Law Administrators (USA). You may contact Canadian Power and Sail Squadrons to locate a testing facility in your area.

See course table of contents.

Boating Basics (PCOC)
553 Elmwood Drive
Moncton, NB E1A 2X4

Course Date

Wednesday, April 10, 2019 - 6:30pm to Wednesday, April 24, 2019 - 9:00pm


This course includes 6 hours of instruction followed by a review and the  PCOC test spread over three Wednesday evenings, April 10, 17 and 24, 6.30 PM - 9.00 PM

Location: Sobeys Community Room Elmwood Drive, Moncton
If you don't have the time to take the full course you can prepare yourself for the PCOC test by acquiring and studying our Boating Basics Manual at $25.00 and write the test with the students of the course. Cost of test  - $50.00. 
Please register in advance.
To register, expression of interest or inquiries contact: Johan Spiering -  [email protected], - 506 382-9421   -  or
Advance registration recommended.