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Maritime Radio with DSC - ONLINE (Self Study)

Suggested Prerequisite None

Details Course material is available on line 24/7. You will move through the course material at your own pace. You have 60 days to complete the course. Students will have a contact name, phone number and email should they have any questions and to arrange the examination.

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, procedur... Read moreal 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!Read less

Contact: Munroe Scott
(705) 768-6529

Address: PETERBOROUGH, ON

Pricing and Packages:

Maritime Radio - Self Study - Online

Non-Member Price
125.00
Member Price
125.00

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Contact: John Brewster
(613) 970-0309

Address: TRENTON, ON

Additional Information

This is a self contained fully integrated Self-Study course. On registration, you will be provided with a username and password to the Learning Management System where the course resides. You will als... Read moreo receive an email message from your course coordinator / Recognized Examiner that describes the examination process. We will continue with online exams using ZOOM scheduled between the student and the coordinator. IF the student is in the Trenton area the coordinator can arrange for in person sit down exams. Although this course is a Self-Study course, your instructor is available for questions.Read less

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Maritime Radio - Self Study - Online

Non-Member Price
125.00
Member Price
125.00

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Contact: Doug Stewart
(250) 549-5117

Address: KELOWNA, BC

Additional Information

The End Date is for registrations, you may take your exam anytime up until September 30, 2022 for no additional charge. There is no actual start time with this Self-Study Course. You will access to th... Read moree materials for 60 days from the day you start studying. You will NOT receive a printed manual for future reference. Your exam will likely be done using Zoom and will take approximately 60 to 90 minutes.Read less

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Maritime Radio - Self Study - Online

Non-Member Price
125.00
Member Price
125.00

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Contact: Phil Mackenzie
(780) 974-5563

Address: EDMONTON, AB

Additional Information

This course is available virtually on our web-based Moodle study platform, which is available to the student 24/7 for a period of sixty days. There are no live instructors. Just follow the sequence of... Read more study modules. It includes many video demonstrations on how to use a VHF and MF marine radio. It is fun and you will learn fast. Register anytime with your credit card and get started. Upon registration, you will receive email confirmation, which will include a URL link where you can start the radio course. Log in with the same username and password as for your CPS-ECP account. That will take you to the learning management system where you can start learning. When you feel you are ready for the exam and oral test, contact your Edmonton Squadron Education Officer, Phil Mackenzie, at phil.mackenzie20@gmail.com , and request the contact info of an available Registered Examiner (RE) for Maritime Radio. Make arrangements with the RE for a mutually agreeable convenient time for the testing. In Read less

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Maritime Radio - Self Study - Online

Non-Member Price
125.00
Member Price
125.00

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Contact: Peter LaGrandeur SEO, EC AP VA6RPL
(403) 969-7411

Address: CALGARY, AB

Additional Information

Contrary to the indicated start date there is no actual formal 'begin' date. Students can enroll anytime, and start their study anytime. This web-site-based course is available for home study 24/7.... Read more When you complete your self study of this course, please advise Squadron Education Officer Peter LaGrandeur at lagrandeurp@techworld.ca who will arrange for an Examiner to contact you to do your testing. We do testing one-to-one over a live video web conference. It takes sixty to ninety minutes. Welcome to the world of safe boating!Read less

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Maritime Radio - Self Study - Online

Non-Member Price
125.00
Member Price
125.00

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Contact: Robert Dandurand
(613) 728-0444

Address: self-study
internet
OTTAWA, ON

Additional Information

Study at your own pace on our web based Moodle study platform, which is available to the student 24/7. The modules include many video demonstrations on how to use a VHF Marine radio. It is fun and you... Read more will learn quickly. On registration, you will be sent three emails from CPS-ECP concerning: your registration confirmation, how to access the online program and arrange for an exam, and confirmation of the fee that was paid. Your username and password will provide access for 60 days to the Moodle learning management system where the course resides. When you feel you are ready for the exam and oral test, or if you need assistance, contact the Ottawa Squadron Registered Examiner (RE) Robert Dandurand and make arrangements for a mutually convenient time for the testing. Testing is done, one on one, over a live MS/Teams video link, and takes no more than 1.5 hours. Upon successful completion, you will receive the ROC(M) wallet card which is mailed to you. Read less

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Maritime Radio - Self Study - Online

Non-Member Price
125.00
Member Price
125.00

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Contact: Patrick Lavelle
(416) 573-7981

Address: TORONTO, ON

Additional Information

Course material available online 24/7

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Maritime Radio - Self Study - Online

Non-Member Price
125.00
Member Price
125.00

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Contact: frank A kristan
705-523-6272

Address: Online
N/A
SUDBURY, ON

Additional Information

This course is available virtually on our Web based Moodle study platform, which is available to the student 24/7. There are no live instructors. Just follow the sequence of study modules. It include... Read mores many video demonstrations on how to use a VHF Marine radio. You will be contacted to arrange testing which will be done virtually over Microsoft TEAMS, and takes up to 1 ½ hours.Upon successful completion, the Student will receive a Federal Government issued Restricted Operator’s Certificate .Read less

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Maritime Radio - Self Study - Online

Non-Member Price
125.00
Member Price
125.00

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Contact: Janet Fraser
(250) 216-3871

Address: VICTORIA, BC

Additional Information

Exam can be scheduled either in-person or via ZOOM

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Maritime Radio - Self Study - Online

Non-Member Price
125.00
Member Price
125.00

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Contact: David Kirsop
(250) 629-6846

Address: Pender Island
Pender Island
PENDER ISLAND, BC

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Maritime Radio - Self Study - Online

Non-Member Price
125.00
Member Price
125.00

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Contact: Norman Pearl
514-900-9761

Address: Montreal
internet
DORVAL, QC

Additional Information

After registering for the Maritime Radio Self-Study Online program you will be sent emails from CPS-ECP concerning: your registration confirmation, how to access the online program and arrange for an ... Read moreexam , and confirmation of the fee that was paid. You may also receive an email from your local examiner. Please disregard the "Start Date"; it is necessary for the IT system but the actual course will begin whenever you register.Read less

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Maritime Radio - Self Study - Online

Non-Member Price
125.00
Member Price
125.00

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Contact: Norman Pearl
514-900-9761

Address: Montreal
internet
MONTREAL, QC

Additional Information

After registering for the Maritime Radio Self-Study Online program you will be sent emails from CPS-ECP concerning: your registration confirmation, how to access the online program and arrange for an ... Read moreexam , and confirmation of the fee that was paid. You may also receive an email from your local examiner. Please disregard the "Start Date"; it is necessary for the IT system but the actual course will begin whenever you register.Read less

Pricing and Packages:

Maritime Radio - Self Study - Online

Non-Member Price
125.00
Member Price
125.00

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Contact: Pat Faux
(905) 304-7757

Address: HAMILTON, ON

Additional Information

This Self-Study course is available 24/7. After registering for this Maritime Radio Self-Study Online program, which you will have ACCESS TO FOR 60 DAYS, you will be sent three emails from CPS-ECP co... Read morencerning your registration confirmation, how to access the online program and arrange for an exam, and confirmation of the fee that was paid. You will also receive an email from your course Recognized Examiner. You can register 24/7 day or night any time.Read less

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Maritime Radio - Self Study - Online

Non-Member Price
125.00
Member Price
125.00

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Contact: Jon Duncan
(519) 277-5154

Address: WATERLOO, ON

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Maritime Radio - Self Study - Online

Non-Member Price
125.00
Member Price
125.00

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Contact: Alan McKeown
(519) 426-7006

Address: SIMCOE, ON

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Maritime Radio - Self Study - Online

Non-Member Price
125.00
Member Price
125.00

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Contact: Ray Kirkham
(905) 523-9721

Address: BURLINGTON, ON

Additional Information

This is a self contained fully integrated Self-Study course. On registration, you will be provided with a username and password to the Learning Magagement System where the course resides. You will a... Read morelso receive an email message from your course coordinator / Recognized Examiner that describes the examination process. For the duration of the Covid-19 pandemic, the exam will be conducted by Zoom, MS Teams, or other suitable video conferencing software. Although this course is a Self-Study courRead less

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Maritime Radio - Self Study - Online

Non-Member Price
125.00
Member Price
125.00

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Contact: Peter Bennett
(604) 817-4165

Address: VANCOUVER, BC

Pricing and Packages:

Maritime Radio - Self Study - Online

Non-Member Price
125.00
Member Price
125.00

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Contact: Christopher Morgan
(250) 552-0405

Address: PRINCE GEORGE, BC

Additional Information

This course is available virtually on our Web based Moodle study platform, which is available to the student 24/7. There are no live instructors. Just follow the sequence of study modules. It includes... Read more many video demonstrations on how to use a VHF Marine radio. It is fun and you will learn fast. Register anytime with your credit card and get started. On registration, you will receive email notification, (WHICH YOU SHOULD KEEP) which will include a URL link where you can start the radio course. Read less

Pricing and Packages:

Maritime Radio - Self Study - Online

Non-Member Price
125.00
Member Price
125.00

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Contact: Chris Morgan
(250) 552-0405

Address: PRINCE GEORGE, BC

Additional Information

This course is available virtually on our Web based Moodle study platform, which is available to the student 24/7. There are no live instructors. Just follow the sequence of study modules. It includes... Read more many video demonstrations on how to use a VHF Marine radio. It is fun and you will learn fast. Register anytime with your credit card and get started. On registration, you will receive email notification, (WHICH YOU SHOULD KEEP) which will include a URL link where you can start the radio course. Read less

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Maritime Radio - Self Study - Online

Non-Member Price
125.00
Member Price
125.00

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Contact: Bob Lebeck
(250) 249-5590

Address: QUESNEL, BC

Additional Information

Register at any date. All boaters from any location are welcome! After registering you will receive emails with instructions on how to log in to the course. Course material is available online 24/7 fo... Read morer you to go through at your own pace. Detailed information, video demonstrations, and practice review questions make the course straightforward. If you have questions or you are ready to complete your exam, also online, contact Bob Lebeck at blebeck@shaw.ca to schedule your convenient time .Read less

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Maritime Radio - Self Study - Online

Non-Member Price
125.00
Member Price
125.00

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Contact: Rob Anderson
(416) 725-3786

Address: PICKERING, ON

Additional Information

Study for the Restricted Operator Certificate (Maritime) on your own schedule. Contact the organizer to set up an appointment for the exam.

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Maritime Radio - Self Study - Online

Non-Member Price
125.00
Member Price
125.00

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Contact: Adriana McCrea
(888) 277-2381

Address: HALIFAX, NS

Additional Information

This course is via our Web based Moodle study platform (https://www.cps-ecp.ca/moodle), which is available to the student 24/7. On registration, you will receive email confirmations, (WHICH YOU SHOULD... Read more KEEP) one of which include the URL link for accessing the radio course. Log in with the same username and password as for your CPS-ECP account. When you are ready for the exam, send an email to the course contact person to request a convenient time for the testing, administered by a Registered Examiner.Read less

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Maritime Radio - Self Study - Online

Non-Member Price
125.00
Member Price
125.00

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Contact: Doug St. Onge
(506) 343-1618

Address: SAINT JOHN, NB

Additional Information

Please note that this course is available any time you wish to do it. Simply sign up and do the course. When you are finished contact Doug, our Examiner here in the Saint John area and he will arra... Read morenge the exam.Read less

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Maritime Radio - Self Study - Online

Non-Member Price
125.00
Member Price
125.00

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Contact: Gaston Damecour
(506) 444-1122

Address: FREDERICTON, NB

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Maritime Radio - Self Study - Online

Non-Member Price
125.00
Member Price
125.00

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Contact: Nigel Stafford
(506) 869-1423

Address: SHEDIAC, NB

Additional Information

Register at any date. All boaters from any location are welcome! After registering you will receive emails with instructions on how to log in to the course. Course material is available online 24/7 fo... Read morer you to go through at your own pace. Detailed information, video demonstrations, and practice review questions make the course straightforward. If you have questions or you are ready to complete your exam, also online, contact Nigel Stafford - nigelincr@gmail.com to schedule your convenient time .Read less

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Maritime Radio - Self Study - Online

Non-Member Price
125.00
Member Price
125.00

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Contact: Rick Collins
(709) 746-0716

Address: ST. JOHN'S, NL

Additional Information

This class is self-study. Once you have completed the content contact the email address associated to schedule an evaluation with your registered examiner.

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Maritime Radio - Self Study - Online

Non-Member Price
125.00
Member Price
125.00

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Contact: Hans Etzel
705-722-0060

Address: online
online
BARRIE, ON

Additional Information

Once you have completed the self-study program, testing is completed online using the GoToMeeting app. Contact Hans Etzel at barriecpstraining@rogers.com.

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Maritime Radio - Self Study - Online

Non-Member Price
125.00
Member Price
125.00

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Contact: Mark H. Smith
(705) 689-4464

Address: ORILLIA, ON

Additional Information

VHF MARITIME RADIO COURSE offered online 24/7. Study at your own pace and schedule. Self directed. Government outlined and recognized. Available coast to coast. Cost is $125 including course link, su... Read morepport, exam and federal government issued license upon completion, valid for life. CPS-ECP membership discount available upon course completion. Send questions and online exam appointment request to cpsorillia@gmail.comRead less

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Maritime Radio - Self Study - Online

Non-Member Price
125.00
Member Price
125.00

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Contact: Mark H. Smith
(705) 689-4464

Address: ORILLIA, ON

Additional Information

VHF Maritime Radio Course offered online 24/7. Work at your own schedule and pace. Self directed. Government outlined and recognized. Available coast to coast. Cost is $125 including course link, supp... Read moreort, exam and federal government issued license upon completion, valid for life. CPS-ECP membership discount available upon course completion. Send questions and online exam appointment request to cpsorillia@gmail.comRead less

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Maritime Radio - Self Study - Online

Non-Member Price
125.00
Member Price
125.00

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Contact: Mark H. Smith
(705) 689-4464

Address: ORILLIA, ON

Additional Information

VHF Maritime Radio Course offered here only online, 27/7 at your pace, self directed. Download material, study, contact us for online exam. Cost $125 includes course link, support, exam and government... Read more issued license upon completion, valid for life. CPS-ECP membership discount available upon completion. Send questions to cpsorillia@gmail.comRead less

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Maritime Radio - Self Study - Online

Non-Member Price
125.00
Member Price
125.00

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Contact: Alexa Stochmal
(250) 390-3805

Address: NANAIMO, BC

Additional Information

The End Date is for registrations, you may take your exam after December 31st for no additional charge. There is no actual start time with this Self-Study Course. You will have access to the mater... Read moreials for 60 days from the day you start studying. You will NOT receive a printed manual for future reference. Your exam will be done using Zoom if you live outside the Nanaimo area or in person if you live in the area and will take between 45 and 90 minutes.Read less

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Maritime Radio - Self Study - Online

Non-Member Price
125.00
Member Price
125.00

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Contact: Agathe Gaulin
(250) 247-9714

Address: GABRIOLA, BC

Additional Information

This course gives you access to the online materials to study to write the Roc-M exam. A printed manual is available for purchase from the Gabriola Squadron Education officer for $50. Please contact ... Read moreher at: seo-gabriolaisland@cps-ecp.org. When you are ready to write the Radio Operator's exam, including knowing the phonetic alphabet, please let the Education Officer know and she will schedule a time to write, either virtually, using a GoTo video app link, or in person, at a mutually agreeable space.Read less

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Maritime Radio - Self Study - Online

Non-Member Price
125.00
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125.00

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Contact: Agathe Gaulin
(250) 339-5654

Address: GABRIOLA, BC

Pricing and Packages:

Maritime Radio - Self Study - Online

Non-Member Price
125.00
Member Price
125.00

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