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Note: The STCW MED Refresher Training Courses are currently not available at Camosun. Contact Transport Canada - Marine Safety for information on course providers currently offering these courses.

Industrial Marine Contract Training

About the Coastal Centre

Camosun College has increased its regional presence with the opening of the Camosun Coastal Centre. The satellite site is located on Songhees Nation Territory near the Esquimalt Graving Dock. The 4,000 square foot training building sits on leased land and was built in 2013. It features two, state-of-the-art, 40 seat classrooms and a 12 seat computer lab.

At this location, Camosun offers both customized and open enrollment coastal and marine-related courses, customized programs for Indigenous communities, develops new Continuing Education courses and offers space rental for marine industry providers.

If you have any questions, or would like further information, please contact the Coastal Centre at coastalcentre@camosun.ca or 778-265-5005.

Drydock Training

The course is presented through classroom lectures, student participation in projects and practical application exercises. The course addresses the deck plate level of practical operation needed by the dock operator and the universally accepted mathematical calculations required to carry out operations in accordance with established sound engineering practices. The curriculum includes dry docking terminology, calculations, vessel stability, dry dock planning, dry docking procedures, lay period, undocking procedures, and incidents/accidents. Course workbook included.

The course has accreditation with the Society of Naval Architects and Marine Engineers (SNAME) and the Royal Institution of Naval Architects (RINA).

Locations:
Fall 2018 (2018F) - Camosun Coastal Centre, 100 Maplebank Road, Victoria, BC V9A 4M1
Winter 2019 (2019W) - Halifax, Nova Scotia. Specific Location TBA
 
2019W CCID 530G 001 • Apr 8 - Apr 11 (4 sessions)
  • Mon Tues Wed Thur • 8:00am-5:00pm • Off campus
  • $1600+GST

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This course includes catered lunch. Please notify us if you have any food allergies and we will accomodate.
If you have any questions, or would like further information, please contact the Coastal Centre at coastalcentre@camosun.ca or 778-265-5005.


Hull Inspection: Damage and Repair

Identifying defects and damage to ship structures can often be difficult, and deciding if a repair is required is not always obvious. This course will equip you with reliable inspection techniques used by Lloyd’s Register surveyors worldwide. You will learn how to identify different types of damage and defects using practical examples and case studies, and gain an understanding of their causes. The course will benefit anyone who carries out inspections of hull structures including superintendents, shipyard personnel, masters, first officers, chief engineers, ship officers, and independent surveyors.

Upon successful completion of the course, you will:
   • understand the classification and statutory requirements for hull structural integrity
   • understand the requirements for maintenance of class
   • understand the basic structural concepts of a ship’s hull
   • appreciate the process of fatigue defects
   • know how to inspect structure for damage and defects using specific tried and tested techniques
   • be able to identify specific types of defects and damage and understand their causes
   • understand the need for thickness measurements
   • understand the role played by coatings and anodes
   • be able to quantify coatings breakdown and anode wastage
   • know the difference between various grades of shipbuilding steel
   • be able to discuss repair techniques with confidence
   • know different repair techniques for specific defects and damage to prevent re-occurrence.

Please note, this course includes catered lunch.  Please notify us if you have any food allergies and we will accommodate.

2019W CCID 531G 001 • Feb 19 - Feb 21 (3 sessions) • Loyd's Register
  • Tues Wed Thur • 8:30am-4:00pm • Off campus
  • $1700+GST

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The course location is 221 W Esplanade North Vancouver BC V7M 3J3


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For more information or to put your name on an interest list for future courses, contact us at 250-370-4563 or ContinuingEd@camosun.ca .

Marine Advanced First Aid

This course provides a comprehensive First Aid & CPR curriculum with scenarios taken from the marine/fishing industry. It is a Transport Canada required course for a wide variety of nautical roles and for the person designated to provide first aid onboard designated vessels.  Certification is valid for 5 years.

Required: Bring a government-issued photo ID to present to the instructor at the start of class.
 

2019W TTMT 453V 001 • Mar 11 - Mar 15 (5 sessions) • Heartsafe Emerg. Med. S
  • Mon Tues Wed Thur Fri • 8:30am-5:00pm • Interurban
  • $650

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Marine Emergency Duties: Domestic Vessel Safety (DVS)

First time seafarers, prepare to work safely work aboard a vessel. This course provides the minimum knowledge of emergency response required to determine the hazards associated with the marine environment and your vessel. You will also learn how to prevent shipboard incidents including fire.

Prerequisites: Minimum 15 years of age. Must hold a valid Transport Canada Seafarer's Medical.
 

2019W TTMT 603V 002 • Mar 5 - Mar 8 (4 sessions) Cancelled


Nautical Leadership and Teamwork New

Develop your leadership and teamwork skills at the operational level on board a ship. The focus of this Transport Canada approved course is on controlling the operation of the ship and care for persons on board. 

2019W TTMT 625V 002 • Mar 25 - Mar 27 (3 sessions) • James Steele
  • Mon Tues Wed • 8:30am-4:30pm • Interurban
  • $700

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Nautical Leadership and Management Skills New

On completion of this course, the trainee should be able to demonstrate sufficient knowledge and understanding of Leadership and Managerial Skills for working effectively at the Management level on board a ship as per the requirements of STCW 2010 Manila Amendments and Transport Canada TP 15337E. The knowledge, understanding and proficiency includes:

  • How to effectively manage shipboard personnel and their training
  • How to effectively manage workload and stress and fatigue
  • Effective resource management and decision making
Prerequisites: Students must have a certificate of competency at least at the officer level (Nautical, Engineering or Electro-tech) and at least 6 months of sea service after acquiring a certificate of competency at the officer level.    
TEXT: Navigating the Human Elements by Timothy Crowch - please purchase from the Interurban Bookstore - 
  2019W TTMT 626V 001 • Feb 11 - Feb 18 (5 sessions) • James Steele
  • Mon • 8:30am-4:30pm • Interurban
  • Thur Fri • 8:30am-4:30pm • Interurban
  • Mon Sun • 8:30am-4:30pm • Interurban
  • $1350

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For more information or to put your name on an interest list for future courses, contact Continuing Education at 250-370-4563 or continuinged@camosun.ca.

Bridge Resource Management (BRM)

For Masters, Navigating Officers, & Bridge Watch Keepers. Focus is on the practical skills required to ensure the safety of the ship, its personnel and cargo, and the protection of the environment. Topics include Bridge Resource Management (BRM) concepts; error chain and situational awareness; bridge organization, leadership, and teamwork; Pilot and crew relationship; passage planning, execution, and recording; effective communication skills; and emergency preparedness.

Prerequisites: Certificate of Competency and sea experience.
Required: Your Candidate Document Number (CDN), a copy of your Certificate of Competency, and government-issued photo ID to present to instructor.

2019W TTMT 620V 001 • Apr 8 - Apr 12 (5 sessions) • Ivan Oxford
  • Mon Tues Wed Thur Fri • 8:30am-4:30pm • Interurban
  • $1495

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Contact Us
Camosun College Lansdowne
3100 Foul Bay Rd
Victoria BC V8P 5J2
Camosun College Interurban
4461 Interurban Rd
Victoria BC V9E 2C1
  • 250–370–3000
  • 1–877–554–7555 (toll-free)

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