Radio Operator Exam

ROC-A (Aeronautical)

The ROC-A Radiotelephony Certificate allows you to communicate with air traffic control and manned aircraft using an aeronautical VHF radiotelephone and is generally expected for professional drone operators operating in controlled airspace. This exam can be scheduled at any time and includes the ROC-A operators license.

  • ROC-A Exam - For $50 complete your official exam to qualify for a Restricted Operator Certificate with Aeronautical Qualification

  • Issued by Innovation, Science and Economic Development Canada (ISED)

General Details

  • The ROC-A exams are conducted in-person.

  • Multiple-choice questions and oral assessments are included in the exam.

  • Exams will be conducted in a closed-book format.

  • The candidate must be in Canada to take the exam.

Exam Booking Process

  • For the exam to take place, a time, date and location must be agreed upon.

  • The student must present the Aviation Examiner with identification at the beginning of the exam. (The following photo identifications are preferred - Driver's License, Passport, or PR card)

  • The exam duration is up to 60 minutes.

Issuance of Licence

  • ROC-A licenses usually arrive in the mail within four weeks.