Maritime Radio

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Course Details, and Pricing

Maritime Radio
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 we will be running this course using Zoom. The course will run from Thursday May 21, 2020 on every Thursday and Tuesday Night starting at 7:00 pm.

Start Date: May 21st, 2020

Start Time: 7:00 PM

Room #: 123

Address: Ajax High School
Bayly Street
AJAX, ON

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

Pricing and Packages:

Non-Member Price
$158.00
Member Price
$142.20
Non-Member Price
$140.00
Member Price
$112.00
BARRIE

Additional Information

Due to COVID-19 restrictions this course will be conducted onlibne using the GoToMeeting app. interested persons are to contact Hans Etzel at 705-722-0060 or barriecpstraining@rogers.com for the fee schedule and special fee offer for two family members.

Start Date: Aug 12th, 2020

Start Time: 7:00 PM

Room #: Online

Address: Online
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
BARRIE

Additional Information

This course is being conducted online using the GoToMeeting app. Enrol by contacting Hans Etzel. SEO Barrie Squadron at training@barriecps.org or by calling 705-722-0060

Start Date: May 26th, 2020

Start Time: 7:00 PM

Room #: Online

Address: Online
25 Thackeray Cres
BARRIE, ON

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

Pricing and Packages:

Non-Member Price
$120.00
Member Price
$108.00
Non-Member Price
$118.00
Member Price
$106.20
BAYFIELD

Additional Information

Once again MRC(M) will be offered to students (Members/ Non-Members) via ZOOM. Course held Sept 29, Oct.6, Oct.13 with Exam to follow. ,

Start Date: Sep 29th, 2020

Start Time: 7:00 PM

Room #: 001

Address: Virtual ZOOM
Fisherman's Wharf
BAYFIELD, ON

Contact: Gary Alcock
519-955-5106
garyandhattie@cabletv.on.ca

Pricing and Packages:

Non-Member Price
$120.00
Member Price
$108.00
Non-Member Price
$110.00
Member Price
$93.50
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. Should this class not proceed, all tuitions will be fully refunded. Register online or at the Registration Evening scheduled for Sept 22 - 7:00-9:00 - at the Burlington Seniors Centre. This course runs over 2 evening 6:30 - 9:00 both evenings. The exam is included and is written on the second evening. Member pricing is discounted 20% to $112 for the hardcopy or $104.00 for the e-book. We can also collect payment by Interac e-Transfer. You can contact us for details on that process. If you are a couple and wish to share a book, contact us for specific pricing for the "second family member".

Start Date: Nov 18th, 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:

Non-Member Price
$140.00
Member Price
$112.00
Non-Member Price
$130.00
Member Price
$104.00
CALGARY

Additional Information

Challenge ROC(M)

Start Date: Jun 30th, 2020

Start Time: 11:00 AM

Room #: Video Link

Address: Home Study 2020 June 30
Virtual
CALGARY, AB

Contact: Peter LaGrandeur AP EC VA6RPL
1
boatinged@cpscalgary.com

Pricing and Packages:

Non-Member Price
$100.00
Member Price
$80.00
Non-Member Price
$90.00
Member Price
$72.00
DELTA

Additional Information

Note: We would prefer that the student not take the e-book, but hard copy - Also this course starts at 6:00PM to 10:00PM .... Also the student will receive four helpful information emails before the class starts.

Start Date: May 21st, 2020

Start Time: 6:00 PM

Room #: 1

Address: Ladner Yacht Club
5011 River Road, Delta B.C. V4K 1S7
DELTA, BC

Contact: Byron Buie
604-771-3589
buie@shaw.ca

Pricing and Packages:

Non-Member Price
$140.00
Member Price
$126.00
Non-Member Price
$138.00
Member Price
$124.20
DORVAL

Additional Information

Course runs 4 weeks, 1 night per week,Sep 14 - Oct 5. Exam-only option for self-study students Oct 5 (online registration for exam-only is not currently available, please phone or email). In the event of a continued quarantine, the course will be held online via GoToMeeting.

Start Date: Sep 14th, 2020

Start Time: 7:00 PM

Room #: -

Address: Royal St Lawrence YC 20-0914
1350 Lakeshore Drive
DORVAL, QC

Contact: Norman Pearl
514-900-9761
cps.st.lawrence.district@gmail.com

Pricing and Packages:

Non-Member Price
$140.00
Member Price
$126.00
Non-Member Price Discount Applied
$130.00($10.00) Early Bird Discount ends on Aug 31st, 2020
Member Price Discount Applied
$116.00($10.00)
Non-Member Price
$118.00
Member Price
$94.40
Non-Member Price Discount Applied
$108.00($10.00) Early Bird Discount ends on Aug 31st, 2020
Member Price Discount Applied
$84.40($10.00)
FREDERICTON

Additional Information

THIS listing are for those CHALLENGING the Marine Radio exam. Contact us at 506boat@gmail.com.

Start Date: Jun 9th, 2020

Start Time: 1:30 PM

Room #: TBD

Address: to be determined
TBD
FREDERICTON, NB

Contact: Gaston Damecour
506-444-1122
506boat@gmail.com

Pricing and Packages:

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

Additional Information

Due to the Coronavirus and the closure of our teaching facility, this course has been postponed from April 2020 until November 2020 or earlier if we get the go ahead to have face to face meetings. I have been putting names on a contact list and if you would like to be contacted when this course can be rescheduled please contact Ron at ronwarby46@gmail.com so we will have an email contact list of potential students. We would love to be teaching but this certificate is not worth your health. Hang in there. Sorry about the inconvenience.

Start Date: Nov 5th, 2020

Start Time: 7:00 PM

Room #: Downstairs

Address: A/Hamilton/Macassa Bay Yacht Club
80 Harbour Front Drive
HAMILTON, ON

Contact: Ron Warby
905-389-5719
ronwarby46@gmail.coom

Pricing and Packages:

Non-Member Price
$130.00
Member Price
$117.00
Non-Member Price Discount Applied
$120.00($10.00) Early Bird Discount ends on Nov 1st, 2020
Member Price Discount Applied
$107.00($10.00)
Non-Member Price
$120.00
Member Price
$108.00
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 and also to learn the phonetic alphabet before the class begins. That date would be May 6, 2020. Please contact Rick B.at rickardys@hotmail.com to set this up.

Start Date: May 16th, 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
$160.00
Member Price
$144.00
Non-Member Price
$138.00
Member Price
$124.20
LONDON

Additional Information

This is an online course and will run over 2 nights, Mon. JUNE 15 and Wed. JUNE 17, 2020. Upon completion, arrangements will be made for you to take an online exam. Ideally you should have registered and read the course material at least one week prior to the start on the course. When you have registered, you will be sent the information to access the online course.

Start Date: Jun 15th, 2020

Start Time: 7:00 PM

Room #: 00

Address: Online
Online
LONDON, ON

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

Pricing and Packages:

Non-Member Price
$140.00
Member Price
$126.00
Non-Member Price
$130.00
Member Price
$117.00
LONDON

Additional Information

This online course will run over 2 nights, Tues. JUNE 23 and Thurs June 25, 2020. Upon completion, arrangements will be made for you to write your online exam. Ideally you should have registered and read over the material at least one week prior to the start of the course.

Start Date: Jun 23rd, 2020

Start Time: 7:00 PM

Room #: 00

Address: Online
Online
LONDON, ON

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

Pricing and Packages:

Non-Member Price
$140.00
Member Price
$126.00
Non-Member Price
$130.00
Member Price
$117.00
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 Foo

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:

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

Additional Information

Course runs 4 weeks, 1 night per week,Sep 14 - Oct 5. Exam-only option for self-study students Oct 5 (online registration for exam-only is not currently available, please phone or email). In the event of a continued quarantine, the course will be held online via GoToMeeting.

Start Date: Sep 14th, 2020

Start Time: 7:00 PM

Room #: -

Address: Royal St Lawrence YC 20-0914
1350 Lakeshore Drive
MONTREAL, QC

Contact: Norman Pearl
514-900-9761
cps.st.lawrence.district@gmail.com

Pricing and Packages:

Non-Member Price
$140.00
Member Price
$126.00
Non-Member Price Discount Applied
$130.00($10.00) Early Bird Discount ends on Aug 31st, 2020
Member Price Discount Applied
$116.00($10.00)
Non-Member Price
$118.00
Member Price
$94.40
Non-Member Price Discount Applied
$108.00($10.00) Early Bird Discount ends on Aug 31st, 2020
Member Price Discount Applied
$84.40($10.00)
NANAIMO

Additional Information

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

Start Date: Sep 12th, 2020

Start Time: 9:00 AM

Room #: Sept 12/20

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 held using Zoom. You will be sent a link the day prior to the class.

Start Date: Jun 13th, 2020

Start Time: 9:00 AM

Room #: Jun 20

Address: Virtual Classroom
Zoom
NANAIMO, BC

Contact: Alexa
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
$102.00
NANAIMO

Additional Information

This is for HOME STUDY with printed text. NO instruction provided

Start Date: Jul 30th, 2020

Start Time: 1:00 AM

Room #: 2020

Address: Your computer
Yours
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
$100.00
Member Price
$90.00
NANAIMO

Additional Information

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

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

Registration for this class is now over.

Start Date: Jul 11th, 2020

Start Time: 9:00 AM

Room #: July 11/20

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

Additional Information

RCM-SAR Member Course only. No Charge

Start Date: Jun 8th, 2020

Start Time: 9:30 AM

Room #: 2020

Address: RCM-SAR
Zoom
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. Please call 250-390-3805 if thinking about the e-book option.

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

This course will be presented using ZOOM. 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

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 three Wednesday evenings from 7:00 pm until 10:00 pm. Course takes place at Oakville Trafalgar High School at 1460 Devon Rd, Oakville, Room TBD Wednesday December 02, 2020 Wednesday December 09, 2020 Final exam Wednesday December 16, 2020. Starting at 7pm until finished NEW ADDED FEATURE Our new VHF Radio simulator will be used in this course. "Hands-on" simulated radio operations will be a part of this course and available to all students 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. Covid Social Distancing rules will limit this class size to 10 Students For more information contact Mike Johnson Cell 905-220-3358 email mikecjohnson90@gmail.com

Start Date: Dec 2nd, 2020

Start Time: 7:00 PM

Room #: TBD

Address: Oakville Trafalgar High School
1460 Devon Rd
OAKVILLE, ON

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

Pricing and Packages:

Non-Member Price
$130.00
Member Price
$110.50
Non-Member Price
$120.00
Member Price
$108.00
OAKVILLE

Additional Information

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 three Wednesday evenings from 7:00 pm until 10:00 pm. Course takes place at Oakville Trafalgar High School at 1460 Devon Rd, Oakville, Room TBD Wednesday October 07, 2020 Wednesday October 14, 2020 Final exam Wednesday October 21, 2020. Starting at 7pm until finished NEW ADDED FEATURE Our new VHF Radio simulator will be used in this course. "Hands-on" simulated radio operations will be a part of this course and available to all students 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. Covid Social Distancing rules will limit class size to maximum 10 Students. Covid may cause this course to be blended, part on-line and exams to be written in person and on-line verbal testing. For more information contact Mike Johnson Cell 905-220-3358 email mikecjohnson90@gmail.com

Start Date: Oct 7th, 2020

Start Time: 7:00 PM

Room #: TBD

Address: Oakville Trafalgar High School
1460 Devon Rd
OAKVILLE, ON

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

Pricing and Packages:

Non-Member Price
$130.00
Member Price
$110.50
Non-Member Price
$120.00
Member Price
$108.00
OAKVILLE

Additional Information

This course is offered on line- Starting July 20, 2020 at 7pm until 10pm July 23, 2020 at 7pm until 10pm The exam will be 2 parts: the first part will be 60 multiple choice questions the second part is 3 verbal answers from the phonetic alphabet.

Start Date: Jul 20th, 2020

Start Time: 7:00 PM

Room #: tbd

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
$130.00
Member Price
$110.50
Non-Member Price
$120.00
Member Price
$108.00
ORANGEVILLE

Additional Information

This is a two evening course starting on Thursday May 28th, completion on Thurday June 4th.Successful students will receive a temporary certificate upon completion of course.

Start Date: May 28th, 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
$160.00
Member Price
$144.00
Non-Member Price
$158.00
Member Price
$142.20
ORILLIA

Additional Information

Online course only. 7-9:30pm. Aug 25, 27 and Sept 1(final review). Test to follow by appointment online. Cost $115 per person, additional family members $95 each. Cost includes tax, online password, ebook, exam and license (upon successful completion). Questions and pre-registration required by Aug 20 at cpsorillia@gmail.com

Start Date: Aug 25th, 2020

Start Time: 7:00 PM

Room #: online

Address: Online program "Go To Meeting"
online
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 Course. Time: 7-9:30pm. July 7, 9, 14(final review). Test by "Go To Meeting" appointment. Cost $115 per person. Course material by manual or ebook. Questions and Pre-registration required before July 3 to cpsorillia@gmail.com.

Start Date: Jul 7th, 2020

Start Time: 7:00 PM

Room #: ...

Address: Online only.
....
ORILLIA, ON

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

Pricing and Packages:

Non-Member Price
$140.00
Member Price
$119.00
Non-Member Price
$130.00
Member Price
$117.00
OTTAWA

Additional Information

Start Date: Sep 16th, 2020

Start Time: 7:00 PM

Room #: 225

Address: St. Patrick's High School
2525 Alta Vista Dr.
OTTAWA, ON

Contact: Robert Dandurand
613-728-0444
360tanzer@gmail.com

Pricing and Packages:

Non-Member Price
$160.00
Member Price
$136.00
Non-Member Price
$130.00
Member Price
$110.50