Accident investigations conducted by the Transportation Safety Board have made it clear that ineffective communication during emergency situations and/or the complete lack thereof, have contributed to tragic results for commercial fishermen.  Get the training you need from experienced and qualified commercial fishermen who can demystify and instruct you in the proper and effective use of radio communications on board your vessel.

BC commercial fishermen cost: $150 CAD
(Non-BC commercial fishermen cost: $200 CAD)


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Restricted Operator Certificate-Maritime
(ROC-M) Course

NEXT COURSE:  Richmond: November 5, 2019. Location: Fish Safe Office

You have a radio – but do you really know how to use it? 

This 1-day workshop will show you how.  Learn all about the uses of marine radios, choice of frequencies, operation, phonetic alphabet, procedural words and phrases, as well as Digital Selective Calling (DSC) and the Global Maritime Distress and Safety System (GMDSS).

Transport Canada stipulates that this ROC-Maritime 1-day workshop is required by all onboard.  It is essential that everyone understands emergency radio procedures and everyday operating techniques – you can’t afford to leave the dock without this vital training.  Sign up today!


1 day course.