Maritime Radio (Classroom or Virtual classroom)

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Course Details, and Pricing

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
ABBOTSFORD

Additional Information

Course cancelled due to CV 19. Students wishing to complete the Maritime Radio course should register for the self-study version (https://www.cps-ecp.ca/course-catalog/course-details/?cps-course=MRC_SelfStudy&cps-course-id=200).

Start Date: Oct 24th, 2020

Start Time: 10:00 AM

Room #: A

Address: Meeting Room
32640 Murray Avenue
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
AJAX

Additional Information

As a result of COVID 19 the course will be carried out using Zoom on Tuesday and Thursday nights starting at 7:00 pm and going to 9:00 pm each night. The course will run for a total of 6 nights which will include the exam. Course dates will be November 17, 19, 24, 26 and December 2 and 4. Note: we will be limiting the class to the first 8 people to sign up Printed book pricing includes the mailing cost of the manual and all pricing includes the course instruction and exam.

Start Date: Nov 17th, 2020

Start Time: 7:00 PM

Room #: 10

Address: Zoom
Ajax
AJAX, ON

Contact: DENNIS Boileau
905-427-2292
d.boileau@sympatico.ca

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 offered online involving three successive Wednesday evenings. For course fees and registrations, contact Hans Etzel at 705-722-0060 or training@barriecps.org. There is a reduced for two family members sharing one student book

Start Date: Jan 27th, 2021

Start Time: 7:00 PM

Room #: online

Address: online
online
BARRIE, ON

Contact: Hans Etzel
705-722-0060
training@barriecps.org

Pricing and Packages:

Non-Member Price
$120.00
Member Price
$108.00
Non-Member Price
$110.00
Member Price
$99.00
BAYFIELD

Additional Information

Course will be offered via ZOOM January 12, 19, 26 with Exam to follow. Class is now full, we will be offering the curse agsin later in the year and will consider sooner if there is enough interest. If you are interested please contact me at fredlange1313@gmail.com -

Start Date: Jan 12th, 2021

Start Time: 7:00 PM

Room #: ZOOM

Address: Bayfield Marina
PO Box 235
BAYFIELD, ON

Contact: FRED LANGE
519-498-6000
fredlange1313@gmail.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

All classes in Burlington are currently pending reopening of recreational facilities in the City of Burlington and approval to continue with in-person classroom courses by CPS-ECP. It is expected that this will not occur until much later in 2021. In the interim, we are a offering the course in an online self-study format. Registration for that course is available under the Self-Study section under the Courses and Seminars tab on the CPS-ECP.ca home page. If you are a couple and wish to share a book, contact us for specific pricing for the "second family member".

Start Date: Dec 1st, 2020

Start Time: 6:30 PM

Room #: TBD

Address: Burlington Seniors Centre
2285 New Street - Access from Teen Tour Way
BURLINGTON, ON

Contact: Craig Blakeley
365-292-3519
BurlingtonPowerSquadron@gmail.com

Pricing and Packages:

No package found

BURLINGTON

Additional Information

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 are to be ignored. A flat rate of $70.00 applies to this option.

Start Date: Nov 1st, 2020

Start Time: 12:00 AM

Room #: Online

Address: Self Study - Online
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
COURTENAY

Additional Information

This course will be presented using ZOOM and take approximately 4.5 hours. Please be sure to complete the reading and learn the radio alphabet before the class. PLEASE CALL 250-337-0131 IF YOU ARE CONSIDERING USING THE EBOOK OPTION

Start Date: Jan 30th, 2021

Start Time: 10:00 AM

Room #: ZOOM

Address: ZOOM
ZOOM
COURTENAY, 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

Greg Sutfin will be teaching this material on 12 December starting at 0900. If you are interested in taking this course, please call Nancy Dower at 250-710-2726. We need to get the manual to you in advance, so please let me know before then of your plans. Do not sign up for the course on this website! The course costs $125.

Start Date: Dec 12th, 2020

Start Time: 9:00 AM

Room #: 1

Address: Zoom
4640 Marine Drive
DUNCAN, BC

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

Pricing and Packages:

Non-Member Price
$150.00
Member Price
$135.00
Non-Member Price
$140.00
Member Price
$126.00
DUNCAN

Additional Information

Greg Sutfin will be teaching this material on 23 January 2021 starting at 0900. If you are interested in taking this course, please call Nancy Dower at 250-710-2726. We need to get the manual to you in advance, so please let me know before then of your plans. Do not sign up for the course on this website! The course costs $140.

Start Date: Jan 23rd, 2021

Start Time: 9:00 AM

Room #: 2

Address: zoom
4640 Marine Drive
DUNCAN, BC

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

Pricing and Packages:

Non-Member Price
$150.00
Member Price
$135.00
Non-Member Price
$140.00
Member Price
$126.00
GUELPH

Additional Information

As a consequence of COVID 19, we have had to put our classroom courses on hold. In the meantime, the Guelph Power and Sail Squadron will be offering this course online, with experienced instructors, using Zoom. The course will essentially be the virtual version of our classroom course. Weekly classes are scheduled to begin at 7:30 PM EST, beginning on March 31 st, 2021. Three weekly sessions have been scheduled to prepare you for the exam. Enrollment of less than 3 students may result in course cancellation. Reserve early.

Start Date: Mar 31st, 2021

Start Time: 7:30 PM

Room #: 000

Address: Online classroom using Zoom
Guelph
GUELPH, ON

Contact: Wayne Young
519-767-0132
young.ferraro@gallivanting.ca

Pricing and Packages:

Non-Member Price
$160.00
Member Price
$144.00
Non-Member Price
$150.00
Member Price
$135.00
LONDON

Additional Information

All classes will be conducted on Zoom or Webex. It would be beneficial but not mandatory to register early enough to have received and read over the course material at least one week prior to the first class.

Start Date: Nov 23rd, 2020

Start Time: 7:00 PM

Room #: 0

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

Contact: Carl 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
LONDON

Additional Information

Important: Please register early since it can take over 2 weeks to receive the textbook (or even an eBook) and other related resources. All classes will be conducted on Zoom or Webex. It would be beneficial but not mandatory to register early enough to have received and read over the course material at least one week prior to the first class.

Start Date: Jan 26th, 2021

Start Time: 7:00 PM

Room #: 0

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

Contact: Carl 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
LONDON

Additional Information

Important: Please register early since it can take over 2 weeks to receive the textbook (or even an eBook) and other related resources. All classes will be conducted on Zoom or Webex. It would be beneficial but not mandatory to register early enough to have received and read over the course material at least one week prior to the first class.

Start Date: Mar 29th, 2021

Start Time: 7:00 PM

Room #: 0

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

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

Pricing and Packages:

Non-Member Price
$160.00
Member Price
$144.00
Non-Member Price Discount Applied
$140.00($20.00) Early Bird Discount ends on Feb 22nd, 2021
Member Price Discount Applied
$124.00($20.00)
Non-Member Price
$150.00
Member Price
$135.00
Non-Member Price Discount Applied
$130.00($20.00) Early Bird Discount ends on Feb 22nd, 2021
Member Price Discount Applied
$115.00($20.00)
LUNENBURG

Additional Information

This course will be offered only online. To register, please contact the Squadron Educational Officer, Bob Rutherford, at bobpatch69@gmail.com or at 902-440-0312. Discount for additional family members will be available.

Start Date: Jan 19th, 2021

Start Time: 6:00 PM

Room #: Your own

Address: Online via MS Teams Meet
On the Street where you live
LUNENBURG, NS

Contact: Bob Rutherford
902-440-0312
bobpatch69@gmail.com

Pricing and Packages:

Non-Member Price
$110.00
Member Price
$99.00
Non-Member Price
$100.00
Member Price
$90.00
MONCTON

Additional Information

Register ONLINE: https://www.cps-ecp.ca/course-catalog/ The course will start on Saturday April 3, 2021 9:30 till 15:30, continuing on Saturday April 17, 9.30 with review followed by the exam at 13:30 Reduced fees for additional family members sharing course materials with first member payable at first course date. To reserve these and for all other enquiries contact Johan Spiering jspiering@rogers.com, 506-382-921

Start Date: Apr 3rd, 2021

Start Time: 9:30 AM

Room #: Community Room

Address: Sobeys
Elmwood Drive
MONCTON, NB

Contact: Johan Spiering
506-382-9421
jspiering@rogers.com

Pricing and Packages:

No package found

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 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: Mar 20th, 2021

Start Time: 9:00 AM

Room #: Mar 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 closed to registration. Please consider one of our 2021 classes.

Start Date: Dec 12th, 2020

Start Time: 9:00 AM

Room #: Dec/20

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
$135.00
Non-Member Price
$120.00
Member Price
$96.00
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: 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
NANAIMO

Additional Information

This course is full. Check out our February, March, April, May and June classes.

Start Date: Jan 23rd, 2021

Start Time: 9:00 AM

Room #: Jan/21

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: Feb 20th, 2021

Start Time: 9:00 AM

Room #: Feb 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: 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 class is now full. Check out our December and 2021 classes.

Start Date: Nov 21st, 2020

Start Time: 9:00 AM

Room #: Nov/20

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
$135.00
Non-Member Price
$120.00
Member Price
$96.00
NANAIMO

Additional Information

Home study with 1 printed manual. $50.00 per additional family member living at same address when sharing manual

Start Date: Jan 15th, 2021

Start Time: 1:00 AM

Room #: 2020

Address: Home Study
Yours
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
$100.00
Member Price
$90.00
NANAIMO

Additional Information

This course is now full. Please check out our November and December dates. 2021 dates coming soon. Please call 250-390-3805 if thinking about the e-book option.

Start Date: Oct 24th, 2020

Start Time: 9:00 AM

Room #: Oct/20

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
$135.00
Non-Member Price
$120.00
Member Price
$96.00
OAKVILLE

Additional Information

Sold Out! Sorry Please see our February and April 2021 courses

Start Date: Dec 2nd, 2020

Start Time: 7:00 PM

Room #: TBD

Address: Your Computer
Your Home
OAKVILLE, ON

Contact: Mike Johnson
905-220-3358
mikecjohnson90@gmail.com

Pricing and Packages:

Non-Member Price
$130.00
Member Price
$117.00
Non-Member Price
$120.00
Member Price
$108.00
OAKVILLE

Additional Information

There will only be 10 spots available for this course. You’re on the water and in trouble! Who do you call? How do you call? When do you call? Do you really know, what you do not know? Maritime radio is a great way to connect to information and assistance from your location on the water. Anyone on board using the radio must have a Restricted Operator's Certificate (Maritime) (ROC(M)), so this course could be a family affair! In addition to emergency radio procedures you'll discover the advantages of everyday operating techniques; the many uses of maritime radios, operation, phonetic alphabet, procedural words and phrases as well as Digital Selective calling and the Global Maritime Distress and Safety System (DSC/GMDSS). This course is two Thursday evenings from 7:00 pm until 10:00 pm. Course takes place on line for the lectures. The exam is TBD Lectures on line take place Thursday April 01, 2021 from 7pm until 10pm Thursday April 08, 2021 from 7pm until 10pm The exam is TBD NEW ADDED FEATURE Our new VHF Radio simulator that would normally be used in this course will not be available due to covid restrictions. Please note: Due to technical difficulties, we are unable to offer an on-line price for a Second Family Member. If you have a second family member or more they will receive no books, and the fee will be $95 per second family member. To enrol the second family member in the course please call Mike Johnson for instructions. For more information contact Mike Johnson Cell 905-220-3358 email mikecjohnson90@gmail.com

Start Date: Apr 1st, 2021

Start Time: 7:00 PM

Room #: TBD

Address: Your Computer
Your Home
OAKVILLE, ON

Contact: Mike Johnson
905-220-3358
mikecjohnson90@gmail.com

Pricing and Packages:

Non-Member Price
$150.00
Member Price
$135.00
Non-Member Price
$140.00
Member Price
$126.00
OAKVILLE

Additional Information

SORRY, we have SOLD OUT all of our spaces for this course. PLEASE CHECK OUR COURSE OFFERING FOR FEBRUARY 2021 OR APRIL 2021.

Start Date: Dec 2nd, 2020

Start Time: 7:00 PM

Room #: TBD

Address: on line
TBD
OAKVILLE, ON

Contact: Mike Johnson
905-220-3358
mikecjohnson90@gmail.com

Pricing and Packages:

Non-Member Price
$130.00
Member Price
$117.00
Non-Member Price
$120.00
Member Price
$108.00
OAKVILLE

Additional Information

Sorry we are SOLD OUT! Please watch for our April Course when registration opens. You’re on the water and in trouble! Who do you call? How do you call? When do you call? Do you really know, what you do not know? Maritime radio is a great way to connect to information and assistance from your location on the water. Anyone on board using the radio must have a Restricted Operator's Certificate (Maritime) (ROC(M)), so this course could be a family affair! In addition to emergency radio procedures you'll discover the advantages of everyday operating techniques; the many uses of maritime radios, operation, phonetic alphabet, procedural words and phrases as well as Digital Selective calling and the Global Maritime Distress and Safety System (DSC/GMDSS). This course is two Thursday evenings from 7:00 pm until 10:00 pm. Course takes place on line for the lectures. The exam will be conducted in person at the Oakville Yacht Squadron at 97 Forsythe St. Oakville unless other arrangements are made. Covid protocols will be in place. Lectures on line take place Thursday February 04, 2021from 7pm until 10pm Thursday February 11, 2021from 7pm until 10pm Exam is on Saturday February 13 at 9:00am at 97 Forsythe St Oakville, The Oakville Yacht Squadron's Crow's Nest. NEW ADDED FEATURE Our new VHF Radio simulator that would normally be used in this course, due to covid, our "Hands-on" simulated radio operations will not be a part of this course as of now. Please note: Due to technical difficulties, we are unable to offer an on-line price for a Second Family Member. If you have a second family member or more they will receive no books, and the fee will be $75 per second family member. To enrol the second family member in the course please call Mike Johnson for instructions. For more information contact Mike Johnson Cell 905-220-3358 email mikecjohnson90@gmail.com

Start Date: Feb 4th, 2021

Start Time: 7:00 PM

Room #: TBD

Address: Your Computer
Your Home
OAKVILLE, ON

Contact: Mike Johnson
905-220-3358
mikecjohnson90@gmail.com

Pricing and Packages:

Non-Member Price
$150.00
Member Price
$135.00
Non-Member Price
$140.00
Member Price
$126.00
ORILLIA

Additional Information

Online courses only at this time. Early Bird Special $115. Additional family members $95 each. Price includes tax, course password, online manual only, test, card. 3 sessions: Feb 24, 25, Mar 2 from 7-9pm. Pre-registration required & questions at cpsorillia@gmail.com. Public welcome.

Start Date: Feb 23rd, 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 $115. 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
ORILLIA

Additional Information

Online courses only at this time. Early bird special $115. 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 $115. Additional family member $95. (price includes tax, password, online manual, test, card). 3 sessions: Jan 19, 21, 26 from 7-9pm. Pre-registration required & questions at cpsorillia@gmail.com. Public welcome.

Start Date: Jan 19th, 2021

Start Time: 7:00 PM