Maritime Radio (Classroom or Virtual classroom)

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Maritime Radio (Classroom or Virtual classroom)
Restricted Operator Certificate (Maritime)

Suggested Prerequisite None

Details 1 day course or 3-4 evenings once per week

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! 

ABBOTSFORD

Additional Information

This is a one day course. Instruction will be provided in the morning and early afternoon, followed by the exam. Students will be provided with their book in advance of the course and must fully read the material and learn the phonetic alphabet prior to attending the course. Course is subject to cancellation if enrollment is less than 3 students. Registration closes April 8, 2021. After that date contact Rob Turner at (604) 853-7800 to confirm availability of course materials. Students selecting the eBook option should be aware that eBooks are provided shortly after registration and if the course is cancelled the cost of the book ($60) will not be refunded. Students selecting the printed book option will be able to pick them up two weeks prior to the date of the course.

Start Date: May 8th, 2021

Start Time: 10:00 AM

Room #: A

Address: Meeting room
32640 Murray Ave
ABBOTSFORD, BC

Contact: Rob Turner
604-853-7800
4turners@telus.net

Pricing and Packages:

Non-Member Price
140.00
Member Price
126.00
Non-Member Price
130.00
Member Price
117.00
BARRIE

Additional Information

Due to COVID-19, this course is being in a virtual classroom setting using the GoToMeeting app. For further information and registration, please contact Hans Etzel at 705-722-0060 or barriecpstraining@rogers.com. the course fee does not include the cost of mailing student books.

Start Date: May 12th, 2021

Start Time: 7:00 PM

Room #: online

Address: classroom
online
BARRIE, ON

Contact: Hans Etzel
705-722-0060
barriecpstraining@rogers.com

Pricing and Packages:

Non-Member Price
120.00
Member Price
108.00
Non-Member Price
110.00
Member Price
99.00
BURLINGTON

Additional Information

Burlington is currently NOT offering a classroom course. This course is created in order to register "Second Family Members" who are registering for the SELF STUDY Maritime Radio Course. Online registration is disabled and students will be manually registered with payment by Interac e-transfer directly to Burlington Power and Sail. (Instructions will be provided separately.) The fees displayed here are to be ignored. A flat rate of $70.00 applies to this option.

Start Date: May 1st, 2021

Start Time: 12:00 AM

Room #: Self Study - Online

Address: Burlington
N/A
BURLINGTON, ON

Contact: Ray Kirkham
905-523-9721
BurlingtonPowerSquadron@gmail.com

Pricing and Packages:

Non-Member Price
100.00
Member Price
80.00
Non-Member Price
90.00
Member Price
72.00
COMOX

Additional Information

Self-study in preparation for the Zoom review session. Be sure to study the text and learn the radio alphabet and standard radio calls. Final test will be scheduled at the end of the session. If you are considering the e-book option please call us at 250-337-0131.

Start Date: May 1st, 2021

Start Time: 10:00 AM

Room #: Zoom

Address: Zoom
Comox
COMOX, BC

Contact: Charles Hawkswell
250-334-0225
capelazoeducation@gmail.com

Pricing and Packages:

Non-Member Price
150.00
Member Price
120.00
Non-Member Price
140.00
Member Price
112.00
DUNCAN

Additional Information

This course is offered via Zoom. The price is $135 per student. Please do not register on-line. Contact Nancy Dower at 250-710-2726 or ndower@ualberta.ca if you are interested.

Start Date: May 8th, 2021

Start Time: 9:00 AM

Room #: 0

Address: Zoom
4640 Marine Drive
DUNCAN, BC

Contact: Nancy Dower
250-710-2726
ndower@ualberta.ca

Pricing and Packages:

Non-Member Price
160.00
Member Price
136.00
Non-Member Price
150.00
Member Price
135.00
LONDON

Additional Information

Note: Please register early as it can take up to 1 month to receive materials, even if eBooks are ordered. All classes will be conducted on Zoom or Webex. It will be beneficial to have read over material prior to the course. The course will run on Tuesday nights, Apr. 20, 27 and May 4, 2021. After the last class, students will, at their convenience, arrange a time to write the exam.

Start Date: Apr 20th, 2021

Start Time: 7:00 PM

Room #: 0

Address: London Webex or Zoom
Webex or Zoom
LONDON, ON

Contact: Carl J Lee
519-433-1827
clee@odyssey.on.ca

Pricing and Packages:

Non-Member Price
160.00
Member Price
144.00
Non-Member Price
150.00
Member Price
135.00
NANAIMO

Additional Information

This course will be presented using ZOOM and take approximately 4.5 hours. Please call 250-390-3805 if thinking about the e-book option

Start Date: May 15th, 2021

Start Time: 9:00 AM

Room #: May 2021

Address: Zoom
Your computer
NANAIMO, BC

Contact: Alexa Stochmal
250-390-3805
koraldanser@shaw.ca

Pricing and Packages:

Non-Member Price
150.00
Member Price
120.00
Non-Member Price
140.00
Member Price
112.00
NANAIMO

Additional Information

This course will be presented using ZOOM and take approximately 4.5 hours. Please call 250-390-3805 if thinking about the e-book option

Start Date: Jun 12th, 2021

Start Time: 9:00 AM

Room #: Jun 2021

Address: Zoom
Your computer
NANAIMO, BC

Contact: Alexa Stochmal
250-390-3805
koraldanser@shaw.ca

Pricing and Packages:

Non-Member Price
150.00
Member Price
120.00
Non-Member Price
140.00
Member Price
112.00
NANAIMO

Additional Information

This course is now full. We have courses available in both May and June.

Start Date: Apr 17th, 2021

Start Time: 9:00 AM

Room #: Apr 2021

Address: Zoom
Your computer
NANAIMO, BC

Contact: Alexa Stochmal
250-390-3805
koraldanser@shaw.ca

Pricing and Packages:

Non-Member Price
150.00
Member Price
120.00
Non-Member Price
140.00
Member Price
112.00
NORTH BAY

Additional Information

This will be a two evening course with a third evening for finishing the course material if necessary and reviewing the material covered. Exams will be virtual one on one with the instructor at a date and time convenient to instructor and student. The course will be limited to 15 students.

Start Date: Apr 19th, 2021

Start Time: 7:00 PM

Room #: Virtual

Address: TEAMS online
Online
NORTH BAY, ON

Contact: Elizabeth Appleton
705-476-0364
liznorthbay@gmail.com

Pricing and Packages:

Non-Member Price
140.00
Member Price
112.00
Non-Member Price
130.00
Member Price
104.00
ORILLIA

Additional Information

Online courses only at this time. Early bird special😃 $110-non members or $99-members. Additional family members $95 each. Price includes, tax, course password, online manual, test, card. 3 sessions: Apr 27, 29, May 4/2021. Pre-registration required & questions to cpsorillia@gmail.com . Public welcome.

Start Date: Apr 27th, 2021

Start Time: 7:00 PM

Room #: online

Address: Online program "Go To Meeting"
online only.
ORILLIA, ON

Contact: Education Officer--Mark Smith
705-689-4464
cpsorillia@gmail.com

Pricing and Packages:

Non-Member Price
160.00
Member Price
144.00
Non-Member Price
130.00
Member Price
117.00
ORILLIA

Additional Information

Online courses only at this time. Early bird special😃 $110-non members, $99-members. Additional family members $95 each. Price includes tax, course password, online manual only, text, card. 3 sessions: June, 8, 10, 15/2021 from 7-9pm. Pre-registration required & questions to cpsorillia@gmail.com . Public welcome.

Start Date: Jun 8th, 2021

Start Time: 7:00 PM

Room #: online

Address: Online program "Go To Meeting"
Online only.
ORILLIA, ON

Contact: Education Officer--Mark Smith
705-689-4464
cpsorillia@gmail.com

Pricing and Packages:

Non-Member Price
160.00
Member Price
144.00
Non-Member Price
130.00
Member Price
117.00
SUDBURY

Additional Information

Course will be presented virtually via Teams over the weekend of May 15/16 from 9 am to noon. Course material will be delivered two weeks prior to the start of the course. Students are required to read through the course material and learn the Phonetic Alphabet prior to the start of the course. Exam will be given at the end of the second day May 16th.

Start Date: May 15th, 2021

Start Time: 9:00 AM

Room #: n/a

Address: Virtual via Team
Sudbury
SUDBURY, ON

Contact: Frank Kristan
705-523-6272
fmerja123@gmail.com

Pricing and Packages:

Non-Member Price
140.00
Member Price
119.00
Non-Member Price
130.00
Member Price
110.50
THUNDER BAY

Additional Information

Start Date: Apr 25th, 2021

Start Time: 8:00 AM

Room #: 4

Address: VIRTUAL CLASSROOM
VIRTUAL CLASSROOM
THUNDER BAY, ON

Contact: DARRYL STOREY
807-768-4706
darryl.storey@tbaytel.net

Pricing and Packages:

Non-Member Price
100.00
Member Price
90.00
Non-Member Price
90.00
Member Price
81.00
THUNDER BAY

Additional Information

Start Date: May 1st, 2021

Start Time: 8:00 AM

Room #: 5

Address: VIRTUAL CLASSROOM
VIRTUAL CLASSROOM
THUNDER BAY, ON

Contact: DARRYL STOREY
807-768-4706
darryl.storey@tbaytel.net

Pricing and Packages:

Non-Member Price
100.00
Member Price
90.00
Non-Member Price
90.00
Member Price
81.00
THUNDER BAY

Additional Information

Start Date: Apr 17th, 2021

Start Time: 8:00 AM

Room #: 3

Address: VIRTUAL CLASSROOM
VIRTUAL CLASSROOM
THUNDER BAY, ON

Contact: DARRYL STOREY
807-768-4706
darryl.storey@tbaytel.net

Pricing and Packages:

Non-Member Price
100.00
Member Price
90.00
Non-Member Price
90.00
Member Price
81.00
THUNDER BAY

Additional Information

Start Date: Apr 11th, 2021

Start Time: 8:00 AM

Room #: 2

Address: VIRTUAL CLASSROOM
VIRTUAL CLASSROOM
THUNDER BAY, ON

Contact: DARRYL STOREY
807-768-4706
darryl.storey@tbaytel.net

Pricing and Packages:

Non-Member Price
100.00
Member Price
90.00
Non-Member Price
90.00
Member Price
81.00
TORONTO

Additional Information

Start Date: Apr 5th, 2021

Start Time: 8:00 PM

Room #: bd. room

Address: examiner - april
26 Golden Gate Court
TORONTO, ON

Contact: Beverly Walters
416-293-2737
bwalters@cps-ecp.ca

Pricing and Packages:

Non-Member Price
120.00
Member Price
102.00
Non-Member Price
110.00
Member Price
88.00
VANCOUVER

Additional Information

Course material will be distributed at least one week before the class, so that students can study in advance of the lecture. Due to the current Covid-19 restrictions, we are unable to have a physical class. Instead, the lecture will be delivered on-line Saturday morning, 0900 - 1230 using Zoom, and individual exams will be conducted on-line using Zoom or similar video chat program.

Start Date: Apr 10th, 2021

Start Time: 9:00 AM

Room #: 10Apr21

Address: Zoom
On-0Line
VANCOUVER, BC

Contact: Peter Bennett
604-817-4165
training.radio@vpsboat.org

Pricing and Packages:

Non-Member Price
140.00
Member Price
126.00
Non-Member Price
130.00
Member Price
117.00
VANCOUVER

Additional Information

Course material will be distributed at least one week before the class, so that students can study in advance of the lecture. Due to the current Covid-19 restrictions, we are unable to have a physical class. Instead, the lecture will be delivered on-line Saturday morning, 0900 - 1230 using Zoom, and individual exams will be conducted on-line using Zoom or similar video chat program.

Start Date: Jun 12th, 2021

Start Time: 9:00 AM

Room #: 12Jun2021

Address: Zoom
On-Line
VANCOUVER, BC

Contact: Peter Bennett
604-817-4165
training.radio@vpsboat.org

Pricing and Packages:

Non-Member Price
140.00
Member Price
126.00
Non-Member Price
130.00
Member Price
117.00
VICTORIA

Additional Information

Start Date: Apr 13th, 2021

Start Time: 7:00 PM

Room #: n/a

Address: via ZOOM
via ZOOM
VICTORIA, BC

Contact: Murray Gordon
250-516-2814
radio@victoriasquadron.ca

Pricing and Packages:

Non-Member Price
140.00
Member Price
126.00
Non-Member Price
110.00
Member Price
99.00
WALLACEBURG

Additional Information

This course will be offered virtually via zoom technology. te course will be 2 evenings (May 18 and 20) at 3 hrs per session with the exam to be arranged following the course presentation. E Book NOT recommended for this course.

Start Date: May 18th, 2021

Start Time: 6:30 PM

Room #: virtual

Address: Virtual using Zoom technology details to follow registration.
your home office
WALLACEBURG, ON

Contact: Neale Cofell
519-627-8829
mncofell@kent.net

Pricing and Packages:

Non-Member Price
120.00
Member Price
102.00
Non-Member Price
110.00
Member Price
93.50
WINDSOR

Additional Information

This course will be offered virtually via Zoom technology. The course will be two evenings (May 18 and 20) at 3 hours per session with the exam to be arranged following the course presentation. Ebook NOT recommended for this course.

Start Date: May 18th, 2021

Start Time: 6:30 PM

Room #: Virtual

Address: Virtual using Zoom technology - details to follow upon registration
Your home office
WINDSOR, ON

Contact: Joe Gatfield
519-257-0559
joegatfield@bell.net

Pricing and Packages:

Non-Member Price
120.00
Member Price
102.00
Non-Member Price Discount Applied
110.00(10.00) Early Bird Discount ends on May 18th, 2021
Member Price Discount Applied
92.00(10.00)
Non-Member Price
110.00
Member Price
93.50

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