PCOC

Courses - Pleasure Craft Operator Card (PCOC)

 The Competency of Operators of Pleasure Craft Regulations require all operators of pleasure craft fitted with any type of motor and used for recreational purposes to carry proof of competency on board.

Proof of competency indicates the boater has a basic level of boating safety knowledge required for safe recreational boating. In the past, anyone of any age could operate a recreational boat without any minimum boating safety knowledge, experience or training. These requirements were introduced in 1999 in response to boating deaths and injuries, with the goal of improving safety on Canadian waterways through education and training.  

Proof of competency can be any of the following:        

Common PCOC Questions & Answers Prepared by Transport Canada   PCOC Q & A's

Canadian Department of Justice - Legislation
Competency of Operators of Pleasure Craft Regulations
Small Vessel Regulations
Vessel Operation Restriction Regulations

 The Pleasure Craft Operator Card (PCOC) Land Based Course - GET YOUR PCOC AT SINDBAD!

The PCOC Course will take 3 hours including the exam and will take Place at  Sindbad School of Sailing at the Edmonton Yacht Club, Seba Beach Lake Wabamun.  Course Location & Directions

To Register: Complete the registration form and send along with payment/deposit to the address on the form.
Questions?  Email sail@sindbad.ca  or Contact Paul Kantor at 780-451-5174, 780 953-5174

For those wishing to write the PCOC Exam and participate in our Sailing Programs Register for our Competent Crew /Day Skipper courses

Students who complete the Competent Crew/Day Skipper Ashore courses can easily write the Pleasure Craft Operator's Card examination. Students will be given an opportunity to write the exam upon completion of these courses free of charge when they sign up for their Afloat Practicals.

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