Marine Radio Operator Course (ROC-M)


ROC-M stands for Restricted Operator’s Certificate-Maritime. Every person who operates the radio must be trained and certified on how to use it.

Map to FMI / Course PDF

The ROC-M course is held on site at FMI in North Saanich near Victoria, BC. The course PDF will be emailed to you once you’ve purchased the course. So that our emails don’t go to your spam folder, we recommend whitelisting or adding our email address ( ) to a safe senders list in your email app, or check your spam/junk folders if you do not receive the notification email after purchasing the course.

Address & Google Map:

10875 Inwood Road, North Saanich BC, V8L 5H9.

VHF ROC-M with DSC (Digital Select Calling)

The VHF ROC(M) course will  teach the student proper operational use of the VHF radio along with critical procedures/protocols during an emergency. The student will also be instructed in the use of various frequencies, phonetic alphabet, Digital Select Calling  procedures and the Global Marine Distress and Safety System (GMDSS).

ROC-M Course Delivery

Manual PDF will be emailed out upon registration.


  • One 6-hour session including exam.

ROC-M Exam

  • Multiple choice exam and demonstration.

Get in Touch

Questions about our ROC-M course? Give us a call!