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The affordable way to get your Pleasure Craft Operator Card

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A Three-Step Process

You can get your Pleasure Craft Operator Card (PCOC) in three simple steps:

  • Step 1: Study our free Online Study Guide Free
  • Step 2: Write the Transport Canada PCOC Test online with us free of charge Free
  • Step 3: When you pass the free PCOC Test, you can buy your PCOC for only $20 ($17.70 plus tax). And you can buy a second PCOC for only $15 ($13.28 + tax).

You can try Chapter 1 of the Online Study Guide (OSG) any time:

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When you are ready to complete the entire Online Study Guide, you will need to sign up (register) and log in.


Please review our Overview page to learn how to complete our Online Study Guide and write the PCOC Test online.

Please also review our Questions (FAQ) page. It contains answers to some of the most common questions regarding how to get a Pleasure Craft Operator Card (PCOC).

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