UpcomingCPS Series: VHF Radio Operator Certification (ROC-M)

Ages 12+  |  CPS Canadian Power Squadron

This certification is mandatory for all persons operating a VHF radio on board a pleasure craft (kayak to yacht). Study sessions include all material covered by the exam that must be passed to receive your permanent certificate from Industry Canada. Participants who wish to write the exam should ensure they have a working knowledge of the phonetic alphabet. A course workbook, which serves as a great reference manual, is available for purchase from the instructor. Persons who have their ROC-M are welcome to attend these study sessions to review the material and update their knowledge, especially of DSC (digital selective calling).

Drop-In is only available if space permitting; please register in advance below.

Wednesday, May 1 & 8  |  7 – 9pm
Fee:  Free without certification*

*This 2-part, in-person course includes a review and exam on May 8 th at 8:30 pm. To register for this course, get a reference manual (printed or e-book) and pay for the exam fee, go to the Canadian Power and Sail Squadron’s website (link opens in new window): https://www.cps-ecp.ca/ecommerce/course-calendar/?cps_show_course_details_id=88

For more information regarding the course content please contact the Gabriola Squadron Education Officer at:

***Registration opens February 26th at 9am.

  • Wednesday May 1, 2024
    7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
  • Wednesday May 8, 2024
    7:00 pm - 9:00 pm


Price Qty
CPS: VHF Radio Operator Certification (ROC-M) $0.00 (CAD)  


680 North Road, Gabriola, British Columbia, Canada, V0R 1X3

The Gabriola Recreation Society's office is located at north east end of the Gabriola Elementary School.

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