VHF/ROC(M)

VHF/ROC(M) with GMDSS Online Course

ONLINE: Marine VHF radios, both handheld and on board, are required aboard every vessel as essential safety equipment. Join Instructor Lyle Wetsch for either a 1-day or 2-evening course as you work towards your Restricted Operators Certificate (ROC(M) in this easy to learn online format. The primary objective of this clinic is to prepare seafarers for the use of Maritime VHF equipment during routine and emergency procedures. These courses are a staple for everyone who routinely adventures on the fair seas.

Learning is the Gateway to Having Fun on the Water

Getting Down to Details

No previous experience is required to participate in this program. Government Photo I.D. required for certification (passport, drivers license)

ONLINE:  Choose a 1-day or 2-evening format.

The course includes:

MODULE 1:

  • Maritime Mobile Service
  • Operating Procedures
  • Global Maritime Distress and Safety Systems (GMDSS)
  • Digital Selective Calling (DSC) Radios

MODULE 2:

  • Routine Communications
  • Distress Communications
  • Urgency Communications
  • Safety Communications
  • Other GMDSS Equipment

Restricted Radio Operator’s Certificate – ROC(M)
Digital Selective Calling (DSC) Endorsement.

Course Manual

Online Instruction

Certification Fees

MODULE 1:

  • Maritime Mobile Service
  • Operating Procedures
  • Global Maritime Distress and Safety Systems (GMDSS)
  • Digital Selective Calling (DSC) Radios

 

MODULE 2:

  • Routine Communications
  • Distress Communications
  • Urgency Communications
  • Safety Communications
  • Other GMDSS Equipment

INTERMEDIATE CRUISE AND LEARN
With the rudiments of boat handling in hand, and once you take our VHF and Navigation Clinics, you are ready to enhance and expand your skills with our LEVEL TWO INTERMEDIATE COURSE so that you are comfortable and capable with larger vessels for longer periods of time. Check it out for your next adventure!

CLINICS
If you are looking to further your ability to navigate safely and professionally on the water, and are wanting to take the next steps in your cruising certification, we have a number of clinics that you will need to take here at Cooper Boating. We have clinics for COASTAL NAVIGATION, DOCKING, and DIESEL ENGINES.

Please contact our office for further details

Full payment is due at or within 90 days of a course start date. Cancellations made 91+ days prior to the course start date will be subject to a 10% plus tax cancellation fee. The remainder will be refunded via the original method of payment. Cancellations made less than 91 days prior to the course start date are ineligible for a refund. We cannot accept any changes less than 91 days prior to the course start date.

All participants in training programs must be COVID-19 negative upon arrival to our facilities and be willing to submit to a COVID-19 test upon request.

COURSES MAY BE CANCELED IF CLASS SIZE DOES NOT MEET MINIMUM ENROLLMENT REQUIREMENTS

WE HIGHLY RECOMMEND THAT YOU PURCHASE MEDICAL AND CANCELLATION INSURANCE FOR YOUR PEACE OF MIND. BEGIN WITH YOUR FAVOURITE TRAVEL AGENT.

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VHF/ROC(M)

VHF/ROC(M) with GMDSS Online Course

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$250

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Upcoming courses

Whether you seek training in Canada with Cooper Boating or south of the border in Bellingham, WA with NW Explorations, here’s a look at the many training opportunities available.

For more information, email us at:

British Columbiaschool@cooperboating.com
Washington Statetraining@nwexplorations.com 

TRAINING & EVENT CALENDAR – 2022/2023

Sept 23-Oct 7

Desolation Flotilla (Power) – Bellingham with NW Explorations

Oct 3 & 5

Oct 13

Oct 18

Oct 21

VHF/ROC(M) (Classroom) – Vancouver

Bay Skipper 1 – Vancouver

Coastal Navigation (Classroom) – Vancouver

Basic Power – Vancouver

November 19

VHF/ROC(M) – Online (Register by November 7)

January 9 & 16

VHF/ROC(M) – Online (Register by December 23, 2022)

March 25-31

Beginner Crew & Skipper Cruise & Learn – Sidney

April 9-10

April 8-10

April 13-17

April 15-17

 

April 22-24

April 27-May 1

April 21-28

April 23-May 3

2023 Charter Client Check-Ride Weekend – Sidney

Refresher Weekend – Sidney

Docking Clinic – Sidney

3-day Power Boat Course – Bellingham with NW Explorations

5-day Power Boat Course – Bellingham with NW Explorations

3-day Women on the Water Power Course – Bellingham with NW Explorations

3-day Power Boat Course – Bellingham with NW Explorations

3-day Power Boat Course – Bellingham with NW Explorations

5-day Power Boat Course – Bellingham with NW Exploration

Beginner Crew & Skipper Cruise & Learn – Sidney

10-day Advanced Sail – Sidney

May 4-8

May 6-8

May 6-13

May 7-8

May 13-15

May 18-22

May 20-22

 

May 25-29

May 25-June 1

May 27-29

5-day Power Boat – Bellingham with NW Explorations

3-day Women on the Water Power Course – Bellingham with NW Explorations

3-day Power Boat Course – Bellingham with NW Explorations

Beginner Crew & Skipper Cruise & Learn (Sail) – Sidney

2023 Charter Client – Check-Ride Weekend – Vancouver

Refresher Weekend – Vancouver

Docking Clinic (Power & Sail) – Vancouver

3-day Power Boat – Bellingham with NW Explorations

5-day Power Boat – Bellingham with NW Explorations

3-day Women on the Water Power Course – Bellingham with NW Explorations

5-day Powerboat – Bellingham with NW Explorations

3-day Power Boat – Bellingham with NW Explorations

Beginner Crew & Skipper Cruise & Learn (Sail & Power)- Sidney

3-day Power Boat Course – Bellingham with NW Explorations

Sept. 29–Oct. 6

10-day Advanced Sail – Vancouver

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