Courses

Boating 1: Boating Basics – PCOC
Saturday, May 11, 2019

Summer will soon be here and now is the time to get ready. Alouette Squadron is offering a one-day course for members and the public to learn everything you need to know to obtain your Pleasure Craft Operators Card (PCOC).

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 PCOC is recognized by BOTH Transport Canada AND The National Association of State Boating Law Administrators (USA).

Saturday, May 11th, 2019
8:00am – 4:00pm
Pitt Meadows Community Church Hall
12119 Harris Rd, Pitt Meadows, BC

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VHF Maritime Radio Course
Saturday, May 25, 2019

Will everyone on board know how to call for help?

Alouette Power and Sail Squadron is offering a one-day course to obtain your Restricted Operator Certificate (Maritime).

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 with CD, and the new Digital Selective Calling, will prepare you for the Restricted Operator Certificate (Maritime) with DSC Endorsement exam.

To operate a maritime radio, you need the certificate. It’s the law!

Saturday, May 25, 2019
8:00am – 4:00pm
Pitt Meadows Community Church Hall
12119 Harris Rd, Pitt Meadows, BC

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