It’s the law. In Canada, regardless of age or nationality, you must carry a Pleasure Craft Operator Card (PCOC) – often referred to as a boating license – when operating a powered watercraft. Read more...
You can get your PCOC today in three (3) simple steps
We are fully accredited and approved by Transport Canada
Under the Competency of Operators of Pleasure Craft Regulations. freecourse.ca is accredited by Transport Canada and authorized on behalf of the Government of Canada to:
- Deliver the Transport-Canada-accredited online PCOC course;
- Administer the official online PCOC exam; and
- Issue official Pleasure Craft Operator Cards (PCOCs).
We have been accredited for 21 years. To verify our accreditation, please click here.
You can access the free accredited PCOC course and PCOC exam anytime, from anywhere, using any device. Plus, the system keeps track of your progress so that you can come and go as you please. Every time that you sign in, the system takes you right back to where you left off. Although you can take as long as you like to complete it, the PCOC course can be completed in as little as three hours, which means that you can be tested and certified today.Try Chapter 1 Free! Register and take the course.
WHY CHOOSE FREECOURSE?
Highest-quality PCOC course
Fully accredited by Transport Canada
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The big-three PCOC companies (BoaterExam.com, BoatSmart.com, and BoatEd.com) charge you $49.95 for a PCOC, which costs only $2 to make and send to you. In addition to being expensive, the big three are also American owned.
freecourse.ca, on the other hand, charges only $24.95 for everything (official PCOC course, official PCOC exam, and official PCOC) and freecourse.ca is 100% Canadian owned.