About the Study Guide

This Online Study Guide has been approved by Transport Canada strictly on the basis that it meets the requirements of the Standard for Pleasure Craft Operator Card Testing over the Internet (TP 15080E) and the Boating Safety Course and Test Syllabus (TP 14932E). This approval does not represent confirmation of authorship by the course provider. Feel free to look around, but you’ll need to register to begin progress toward getting your Pleasure Craft Operator Card

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You've completed the material in Unit 1 of the Canada online boating safety course!

You should now:

  • Be able to identify the basic parts of a boat and a personal watercraft.
  • Be able to identify the different types of hulls and their performance characteristics.
  • Be able to identify the different kinds of engines and drives commonly found in pleasure craft and their uses.
  • Be able to locate and understand a pleasure craft’s compliance notice.
  • Know how to file a proper float plan.
  • Be able to fuel a boat and a PWC safely.
  • Be able to launch and retrieve a pleasure craft safely and courteously.
  • Know the basics of pleasure craft and engine maintenance.