ROC(M) Instructor-Administration Information
The ROC license is a Canadian Federal government issued card that allows you to operate a marine VHF radio. As a result of a partnership between Sail Canada and the Canadian Power and Sail Squadron, all current Sail Canada instructors with a Maritime Radio Certificate with DSC endorsement and a CANSail 3 & 4 Instructor certification, Basic Powerboat Instructor and/or a Basic Learn to Cruise Instructor certification can now instruct the Maritime Radio License Course. Please contact firstname.lastname@example.org with questions.
Who is eligible to provide the course?
- Sail Canada will recognize and authorize any registered and qualified instructors to teach and conduct examinations for the ROC(M)
- Instructors must have, as a minimum, their own ROC(M) with DSC Endorsement and current CANSail 3 & 4 Instructor or Learn to Cruise Basic Instructo certification (or higher level).
How do instructors confirm eligibility?
- Instructors who are interested in providing the courses should contact Sail Canada to confirm their status as a CPS accredited instructor.
- Sail Canada will provide CPS with names of all qualified and registered instructors.
What should an instructor do to become eligible?
- Sail Canada Instructors who do not have the required ROC(M) prerequisite should contact a qualified Sail Canada instructor. Click here for a list of instructors offering this course
What materials are required to teach the course and where are they available?
- Eligible Instructors are required to purchase a Maritime Radio Course Manual (including the Instructors Guide CD) and all student Course Manuals (including interactive student CD), tests, answer sheets, marking keys, application forms and any other related materials.
- All materials are available through the Sail Canada.
Where are the completed course materials to be sent?
- Instructors send all completed test materials plus a $25 processing fee for each exam directly to CPS, for confirmation and issue of cards to successful candidates.
What price can the instructors charge for the materials?