How do I get my boating license in Canada? Clear and easy to understand course approved by Transport Canada

By registering on, you get free access to the first chapter of our online course approved by Transport Canada. We're the only course provider that doesn't require you to pay before you start because we believe in the quality of our online training that has been proven for over 23 years.

You will thus be able to see how our course for obtaining the boat license has been set up so that your study is carried out in a simple and efficient manner. You'll see that the information is clearly presented to prepare you well for the final exam. Our online training is easy to use and is accessible on all devices. You take the course at your own pace. The system will remember where you left off when you last logged in.

Register for the boating safety course, follow the steps, successfully pass the final test and all you have to do next is enjoy the joys of sailing in complete safety!

3 easy steps

Step 1


  • Register and do Chapter one for free.
  • Pay only $ 59.95 (online course, final test and the card included).
  • Complete an easy-to-read study guide.
Step 2


  • Transport Canada's official final test.
  • Free tests retries - Risk free.
  • Open-book final test.
Step 3


  • Print your temporary card immediately and start boating now! It is valid for 60 days.
  • Your official Pleasure Craft Operator Card will be mailed within 30 days.
  • The card is good for life.
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We are the only course provider to offer the first chapter for FREE!

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Online study procedure:

  • The study guide is divided into 6 chapters.
  • Within each chapter, various elements of knowledge on water safety will be presented in the form of videos, texts, images and learning exercises.
  • After each chapter you must complete a short ten-question quiz.
  • The passing score is 8 on 10. If you fail it, you simply repeat the chapter.
  • Wrong answers will be presented after each quiz, with an explanatory note and the page where you can review the missed concept.
  • Transport Canada requires a minimum of 3 hours of online study. You can take as much time as you want to do the study.
  • You have one year to complete the course and exam.

Transport Canada final test procedure

  • After successfully completing all six chapters, you may take the Transport Canada final test.
  • The final test to get the boating license consists of 50 multiple choice questions.
  • You have 75 minutes to write the final test.
  • The passing score is 38 on 50.
  • Once successfully completed, you can immediately print a temporary certificate which allows you to go boating while waiting to receive your official card by mail in the following weeks.