Boating 1 – Boating Basics

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Boating 1 – Boating Basics
Pleasure Craft Operator Card

Suggested Prerequisite None

Details 1 day course or 3 evenings once per week

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.

ORANGEVILLE

Additional Information

Two evening class starting on Thursday May 7th with completion Thursday May 14th. Temporary certificates will be provided to sucessful candidate's

Start Date: May 7th, 2020

Start Time: 7:00 PM

Room #: Conference

Address: Archbolds Custom Shoppe
31 Commerce Rd.
ORANGEVILLE, ON

Contact: Rosemary Archbold
519-938-6320
rosemaryarchbold@gmail.com

Pricing and Packages:

Non-Member Price
$128.00
Member Price
$115.20
Non-Member Price
$98.00
Member Price
$88.20

MILL BAY

Additional Information

Start Date: Jan 12th, 2020

Start Time: 9:00 AM

Room #: Foote Hall

Address: Brentwood College School
2735 Mt. Baker Road
MILL BAY, BC

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

Pricing and Packages:

Non-Member Price
$68.00
Member Price
$61.20
Non-Member Price
$88.00
Member Price
$79.20

LANGLEY

Additional Information

This course will be on Tuesdays January 14,21 and 28 between 7-10 PM. The exam will be on the last night. For additional information please call , Joy Ruffeski 604 533-2831 or Len Murphy 604 312-0609

Start Date: Jan 14th, 2020

Start Time: 7:00 PM

Room #: 216

Address: Brookswood Senior Secondary
20902 37a Ave
LANGLEY, BC

Contact: Len Murphy
604-312-0609
lenmurphylps@gmail.com

Pricing and Packages:

Non-Member Price
$108.00
Member Price
$97.20
Non-Member Price
$98.00
Member Price
$88.20

BURLINGTON

Additional Information

Course created to complete students that started in October 2019 but not carried to the new IT system.

Start Date: Jan 18th, 2020

Start Time: 8:00 AM

Room #: TBD

Address: Burlington Seniors Centre
2285 New Street
BURLINGTON, ON

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

Pricing and Packages:

Non-Member Price
$128.00
Member Price
$102.40
Non-Member Price
$98.00
Member Price
$78.40

VICTORIA

Additional Information

Start Date: Dec 11th, 2019

Start Time: 7:45 PM

Room #: 135

Address: Claremont School
4980 Wesley Ave
VICTORIA, BC

Contact: Len Burton
250-656-6450
brentwoodbaysquadron@live.ca

Pricing and Packages:

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VICTORIA

Additional Information

This course is taught from Jan 8 - Jan 22, 2020. Wednesday nights 7 pm to 10 pm each Wednesday. The exam is written on the 3rd Wednesday.

Start Date: Jan 8th, 2020

Start Time: 7:00 PM

Room #: 135

Address: Claremont Secondary School
4980 Wesley Ave.
VICTORIA, BC

Contact: Len Burton
250-656-6450
brentwoodbaysquadron@live.ca

Pricing and Packages:

Non-Member Price
$108.00
Member Price
$97.20
Non-Member Price
$83.00
Member Price
$74.70

RICHMOND

Additional Information

This is offered over 3 evenings Wednesday, January 8, January 15, January 22, 2020 from 7 to 9 pm. The Transport Canada PCOC (Boater's Card) examination is conducted during the evening of January 22, 2020.

Start Date: Jan 8th, 2020

Start Time: 7:00 PM

Room #: 1

Address: contact organizer
at home
RICHMOND, BC

Contact: K. or P. Vanderwood
604-946-4184
kpvanderwood@telus.net

Pricing and Packages:

Non-Member Price
$128.00
Member Price
$115.20
Non-Member Price
$98.00
Member Price
$88.20

DUNCAN

Additional Information

Start Date: Jan 16th, 2020

Start Time: 7:00 PM

Room #: Pearmine

Address: Cowichan Exhibition Grounds
7380 Trans Canada Highway
DUNCAN, BC

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

Pricing and Packages:

Non-Member Price
$83.00
Member Price
$74.70
Non-Member Price
$88.00
Member Price
$79.20

TORONTO

Additional Information

Start Date: Jan 21st, 2020

Start Time: 9:00 AM

Room #: board rm.

Address: Examiner _ 21jan2020
26 Golden Gate Court
TORONTO, ON

Contact: bev walters
416-293-2727
bwalters@cps-ecp.ca

Pricing and Packages:

Non-Member Price
$68.00
Member Price
$57.80
Non-Member Price
$53.00
Member Price
$47.70

CHESTER BASIN

Additional Information

Presented by Bluenose Squadron. Classes will be held on 3 successive Tuesday evenings, beginning on 18 Feb and finishing on 3 March. Please contact the Squadron to register for this course.

Start Date: Feb 18th, 2020

Start Time: 6:00 PM

Room #: 223

Address: Forest Heights Community School
847 Highway 12
CHESTER BASIN, NS

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

Pricing and Packages:

Non-Member Price
$83.00
Member Price
$74.70
Non-Member Price
$88.00
Member Price
$79.20

DELTA

Additional Information

Start Date: Nov 7th, 2019

Start Time: 7:00 PM

Room #: tba

Address: Ladner Community Centre
4735 - 51st Street
DELTA, BC

Contact: P. Lefroy
604-980-5164
peterlefroy47@gmail.com

Pricing and Packages:

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NANAIMO

Additional Information

2 day course Saturday and Sunday

Start Date: Jan 11th, 2020

Start Time: 9:00 AM

Room #: tba

Address: Nanaimo Yacht Club
400 Newcastle Avenue
NANAIMO, BC

Contact: Roger Gibb
250-751-8810
rdgibb@telus.net

Pricing and Packages:

Non-Member Price
$98.00
Member Price
$88.20
Non-Member Price
$128.00
Member Price
$115.20

OAKVILLE

Additional Information

PCOC INTRODUCTORY COURSE

Start Date: Jan 19th, 2020

Start Time: 9:00 AM

Room #: MAIN

Address: Oakville Power Boat Club
150 Water St
OAKVILLE, ON

Contact: MIKE JOHNSON
905-220-3358
mikecjohnson90@gmail.com

Pricing and Packages:

Non-Member Price
$68.00
Member Price
$61.20
Non-Member Price
$88.00
Member Price
$79.20

NORTH SAANICH

Additional Information

This course will now be given over two Tuesday evenings from 7 PM until 10 PM each evening.

Start Date: Jan 14th, 2020

Start Time: 7:00 PM

Room #: Classroom 100

Address: Parkland Secondary School
10640 McDonald Park Road, North Saanich BC V8L 5S7
NORTH SAANICH, BC

Contact: Tony Kluge
250-656-7032
Registrar@sppss.org

Pricing and Packages:

Non-Member Price
$68.00
Member Price
$54.40
Non-Member Price
$88.00
Member Price
$70.40

WHITBY

Additional Information

Created for WBAS record transition

Start Date: Nov 19th, 2019

Start Time: 9:00 AM

Room #: Main

Address: Port Whitby Marina
301 Watson St W
WHITBY, ON

Contact: John Rycroft
905-261-4260
boating@oshawapss.ca

Pricing and Packages:

Non-Member Price
$53.00
Member Price
$47.70
Non-Member Price
$68.00
Member Price
$61.20

VANCOUVER

Additional Information

Start Date: Apr 2nd, 2020

Start Time: 7:00 PM

Room #: Apr 2020

Address: Prince of Wales High School
2250 Eddington Drive
VANCOUVER, BC

Contact: John Steede
604-230-0848
training@vpsboat.org

Pricing and Packages:

Non-Member Price
$98.00
Member Price
$88.20
Non-Member Price
$128.00
Member Price
$115.20

VANCOUVER

Additional Information

Start Date: Nov 14th, 2019

Start Time: 7:00 PM

Room #: nov 2019

Address: Prince of Wales High School
2250 Eddington Drive
VANCOUVER, BC

Contact: John Steede
604-230-0848
training@vpsboat.org

Pricing and Packages:

Non-Member Price
$128.00
Member Price
$115.20
Non-Member Price
$98.00
Member Price
$88.20

VICTORIA

Additional Information

The PCOC is reqiured by all boat operators. Our course runs Four evenings April 2, 9, 16 23 from 7 to 9pm. If your have problems reqestering contact Alex at 250-294-4108.

Start Date: Apr 1st, 2020

Start Time: 7:00 PM

Room #: Discovery

Address: Royal Victoria Yacht Club
3475 Ripon Road
VICTORIA, BC

Contact: Alex Kerr
250-294-4108
askerr@shaw.ca

Pricing and Packages:

Non-Member Price
$108.00
Member Price
$97.20
Non-Member Price
$98.00
Member Price
$88.20

CHILLIWACK

Additional Information

Required minimum enrollment 3 students. Registration deadline is December 16th, 2019. After that date contact Ron Gillies (604) 792-6626 to confirm availability of course materials. Course runs 4 weeks, Thursday evenings 7PM to 9:30PM, January 9th to January 30th, 2020.

Start Date: Jan 9th, 2020

Start Time: 7:00 PM

Room #: C111

Address: Sardis Secondary School
45460 Stevenson Road
CHILLIWACK, BC

Contact: Ron Gillies
604-792-6626
education.valleysquadron@gmail.com

Pricing and Packages:

Non-Member Price
$98.00
Member Price
$88.20
Non-Member Price
$128.00
Member Price
$115.20

MONCTON

Additional Information

The course includes 6 hours of instruction spread over three Wednesday evenings starting May 6 and review and test for your PCOC Card on May 20 Fee includes Boating Basics manual and PCOC Card. Early Bird discount applies to online registration and payment of fee. A superior, more thorough way of getting your Card over doing it online. For registration go to https://www.cps-ecp.ca/course-catalog/01 Blue Bar Certification Courses

Start Date: May 6th, 2020

Start Time: 6:30 PM

Room #: 2nd floorom

Address: SOBEYS
Elmwood Drive
MONCTON, NB

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

Pricing and Packages:

Non-Member Price
$108.00
Member Price
$97.20
Non-Member Price Discount Applied
$98.00($10.00) Early Bird Discount ends on May 1st, 2020
Member Price Discount Applied
$87.20($10.00)
Non-Member Price
$98.00
Member Price
$88.20
Non-Member Price Discount Applied
$88.00($10.00) Early Bird Discount ends on May 1st, 2020
Member Price Discount Applied
$78.20($10.00)

HALIFAX

Additional Information

This class meets over 2 sessions, Friday evening, 6-9 pm, and Sunday afternoon, 1-5pm, with the test for PCOC taking place at the end of the second session on Sunday. The seminar is offered as a stand-alone or as part of the complete Introductory Boating package (see the listing for Boating 1, 2 and 3 combined)

Start Date: Feb 14th, 2020

Start Time: 6:00 PM

Room #: Fuller Room

Address: St. James Anglican Church Hall
2668 Joseph Howe Drive (at Armdale Roundabout)
HALIFAX, NS

Contact: Adriana McCrea (Squadron Educational Officer)
adriana@winedt.ca

Pricing and Packages:

Non-Member Price
$98.00
Member Price
$88.20
Non-Member Price
$128.00
Member Price
$115.20

VICTORIA

Additional Information

Jan 14 (7:15 - 9:30pm), Jan 18 (Saturday at the docks/on the water), Jan 21st (exam night: 7:15 - 9:00pm)

Start Date: Jan 14th, 2020

Start Time: 7:15 PM

Room #: Hall

Address: St. Matthias Church
600 Richmond Ave
VICTORIA, BC

Contact: Joe Pennimpede
778-350-4383
education@victoriasquadron.ca

Pricing and Packages:

Non-Member Price
$98.00
Member Price
$88.20
Non-Member Price
$108.00
Member Price
$97.20

RICHMOND

Additional Information

Start Date: Nov 6th, 2019

Start Time: 7:00 PM

Room #: tba

Address: Steveston Harbour Authority
South foot of Trites Road
RICHMOND, BC

Contact: P. Lefroy
604-980-5164
peterlefroy47@gmail.com

Pricing and Packages:

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PORTUGAL COVE-ST PHILIPS

Additional Information

Start Date: Dec 6th, 2019

Start Time: 12:00 AM

Room #: 00

Address: Thorburn Road
St. Philip's
PORTUGAL COVE-ST PHILIPS, NL

Contact: Deborah Churchill
709-895-3137
debbie.a.churchill@gmail.com

Pricing and Packages:

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QUESNEL

Additional Information

Start Date: Dec 14th, 2019

Start Time: 9:00 AM

Room #: tba

Address: to be announce
tba
QUESNEL, BC

Contact: Garry Miller
250-992-3279
garrym54@gmail.com

Pricing and Packages:

Non-Member Price
$98.00
Member Price
$88.20
Non-Member Price
$128.00
Member Price
$115.20

TORONTO

Additional Information

This course is held over 3 consecutive Monday evenings, April 20, April 27 and May 4, 2020 from 7pm to 9:30pm. There will be an exam on the final evening.

Start Date: Apr 20th, 2020

Start Time: 7:00 PM

Room #: 101

Address: Victoria Park Collegiate Institute
15 Wallingford Road, North York M3A 2V1
TORONTO, ON

Contact: Ivan Simokovic
416-994-4131
isimokov@hotmail.com

Pricing and Packages:

Non-Member Price
$53.00
Member Price
$47.70
Non-Member Price
$68.00
Member Price
$61.20

TORONTO

Additional Information

This course is held over 3 consecutive Monday evenings, January 27, February 3 and February 10, 2020 from 7pm to 9:30pm. There will be an exam on the final evening.

Start Date: Jan 27th, 2020

Start Time: 7:00 PM

Room #: 103

Address: Victoria Park Collegiate Institute
15 Wallingford Road, North York M3A 2V1
TORONTO, ON

Contact: Ivan Simokovic
416-994-4131
isimokov@hotmail.com

Pricing and Packages:

Non-Member Price
$53.00
Member Price
$47.70
Non-Member Price
$68.00
Member Price
$61.20

KITCHENER

Additional Information

Park in the parking lot off of Tillsley Drive. You can enter the building through Door #4 and then find the elevator on your right. Go down 1 floor to the parking level (Button P). As you leave the elevator, the training room is on your left. This is a one day course. It starts at 9 am and ends about 4 pm. The exam will take place in the last hour of the course. You should bring a light lunch. NOTE/////// You must receive your manual 10 days in advance in order to preview the material before the class begins. That date would be APRIL 22, 2020. Please contact Rick B.at rickardys@hotmail.com to set this up.

Start Date: May 2nd, 2020

Start Time: 9:00 AM

Room #: downstairs training room

Address: Village of Winston Park
50 Tillsley Drive
KITCHENER, ON

Contact: Rick Brenneman
519-662-2861
rickardys@hotmail.com

Pricing and Packages:

Non-Member Price
$98.00
Member Price
$88.20
Non-Member Price
$128.00
Member Price
$115.20

KITCHENER

Additional Information

Park in the parking lot off of Tillsley Drive. You can enter the building through Door #4 and then find the elevator on your right. Go down 1 floor to the parking level (Button P). As you leave the elevator, the training room is on your left. This is a one day course. It starts at 9 am and runs to about 4 pm. Bring a light lunch.

Start Date: Mar 21st, 2020

Start Time: 9:00 AM

Room #: downstairs training room

Address: Village of Winston Park
50 Tillsley Dr DOOR 4
KITCHENER, ON

Contact: Rick Brenneman
519-662-2861
rickardys@hotmail.com

Pricing and Packages:

Non-Member Price
$128.00
Member Price
$115.20
Non-Member Price
$98.00
Member Price
$88.20

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