Manitobans can obtain their official Pleasure Craft Operator Card (PCOC) by taking the Transport Canada-approved online boating exam provided by the National Boating Safety School.
Take our online boating safety course and get your Pleasure Craft Operator Card in Manitoba in no time. You can watch engaging and easy-to-remember videos to prepare for the official Transport Canada-approved boating exam. Once you’re ready, you can take the exam as many times as you want, at no extra charge, on any device. It’s that easy!
Our online boat safety course provides approximately 3 hours of learning material. Upon completion, you may take the timed Transport Canada Boating Safety Test, which you can re-attempt as many times as needed if you don’t pass it on the first try.
Once you pass the Transport Canada Boating Safety Test, your Temporary Boating License will be ready to print, making it easy to get out on the water in Manitoba.
Within a few weeks, you will obtain your official Pleasure Craft Operator Card (PCOC), which is valid in all provinces including Manitoba.
Yes! In Manitoba, it is mandatory to possess a Pleasure Craft Operator Card as proof of completion of the Transport Canada Boating Safety Test. Without this card, which acts as a boat license, an individual may be subject to a fine of $250, not including administrative fees.
Since 2001, the National Boating Safety School has assisted more than 2 million Canadians in obtaining their Pleasure Craft Operator Card. Our Transport Canada-approved boating course is a dependable resource for Manitobans to easily obtain their boating license certification.
Are you interested in getting a boating license in Manitoba? Here, we answer some frequently asked questions about boating certifications in the province.
Completing our Boater Safety Course can take as little as 3 to 5 hours, allowing you to receive a Temporary Pleasure Craft Operator Card and start boating legally in Manitoba on the same day. It will take up to 2-3 weeks for your permanent Pleasure Craft Operator Card to arrive by mail.
All residents of Manitoba, regardless of age, must possess a Pleasure Craft Operator Card if they wish to operate a pleasure craft in the province. There is no minimum age requirement, however persons under the age of 16 are subject to certain limitations.
In order to pass the Transport Canada-approved boating exam, you must obtain a minimum score of 75%. If you don’t pass the test the first time, you can retake it after a 24-hour period.
In Manitoba, all people operating a Personal Watercraft (PWC) such as a Jet Ski must have a valid Pleasure Craft Operator Card (PCOC) regardless of age or engine power.
In Manitoba, you can easily obtain a replacement Pleasure Craft Operator Card online through an official provider such as the National Boating Safety School for a one-time fee of $19.95.
The National Boating Safety School provides a fun and relaxed environment for Manitoba boaters to get their Pleasure Craft Operator Card. Over 2 million Canadians have already been certified with our boating safety course. Register now to get your official boating license in a single afternoon!