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)
16 Sussex Street
Halifax, NS B3R 1N8

Course Date

Friday, February 8, 2019 - 6:00pm to Sunday, February 10, 2019 - 5:00pm


Friday, February 8, 6:00pm - 9:00pm, AND Sunday February 10, 1:00-5:00pm

   New boaters can opt to sign for the complete package of the 3
   introductory Boating courses, Boating 1 (PCOC), Boating 2 (Beyond
   Boating Basics) and Boating 3 (Intro to Marine Navigation), at a
   discounted price. Register on-line for the PCOC alone at the
   Sign-up box at the Register link on this page. Or Register for
   the complete Intro Boating package here