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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.

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

Marine Basic First Aid

Meet Transport Canada's requirement for fishing, passenger vessel, and other marine industries in this two-day course that includes First Aid and CPR. Upon completion you will have your Marine Basic First Aid certificate as well as the skills and knowledge needed to respond to cardiovascular and breathing emergencies. All course materials are included in the tuition. Certification is valid for 5 years. 

Required: Bring your government-issued photo ID to class to present to instructor. 

2018F TTMT 451V 001 • Oct 18 - Oct 19 (2 sessions) • Heartsafe Emerg. Med. S
  • Thur Fri • 8:30am-5:00pm • Interurban
  • $250

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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.

Pre-requisite: Marine Basic First Aid
 

2018F TTMT 453V 001 • Dec 10 - Dec 14 (5 sessions) • Heartsafe Emerg. Med. S
  • Mon Tues Wed Thur Fri • 8:30am-5:00pm • Interurban
  • $650

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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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ROC-MC (Maritime Commercial)

The Restricted Operator Certificate - Maritime Commercial (ROC-MC) is required for mariners serving on commercial vessels fitted with Global Maritime Distress and Safety Systems (GMDSS). This four-day, hands-on course is approved by Industry Canada and includes both theory and practical study. Class size is limited and early registration is recommended!

The ROC-MC is modeled after the International Convention on Standards of Training, Certification and Watchkeeping for Seafarers.It is valuable for entering the nautical industry, and certification does not expire. Training of 20 hours, spent approximately 50% on theory and 50% in practical instruction using simulation followed by a 4-hour practical and written examination.

2018F TTMT 612V 001 • Dec 18 - Dec 21 (3 sessions) • Jacqueline Randen
  • Tues Wed Thur Fri • 8:30am-4:30pm • Interurban
  • $625

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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.

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

2018F TTMT 603V 001 • Oct 2 - Oct 5 (4 sessions) • James Steele
  • Tues Wed Thur Fri • 8:30am-4:30pm • Interurban
  • $825

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2018F TTMT 603V 002 • Nov 13 - Nov 16 (4 sessions) • James Steele
  • Tues Wed Thur Fri • 8:30am-4:30pm • Interurban
  • $825

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2018F TTMT 603V 003 • Dec 17 - Dec 20 (4 sessions) • James Steele
  • Mon Tues Wed Thur • 8:30am-4:30pm • Interurban
  • $825

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2019W TTMT 603V 001 • Feb 5 - Feb 8 (4 sessions) • Richard Worrall
  • Tues Wed Thur Fri • 8:30am-4:30pm • Interurban
  • $825

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2019W TTMT 603V 002 • Mar 5 - Mar 8 (4 sessions) • James Steele
  • Tues Wed Thur Fri • 8:30am-4:30pm • Interurban
  • $825

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Small Vessel Operator (SVOP)

Recognized for certification through Transport Canada, this course is a requirement for seafarers working on small commercial vessels. Topics include collision regulations, seamanship, marine weather, charts and navigation, and vessel stability. Course materials are included in tuition. REQUIRED: Bring a government-issued photo ID to class to present to instructor.

2018F TTMT 622V 001 • Sep 24 - Sep 28 (5 sessions) • Jacqueline Randen
  • Mon Tues Wed Thur Fri • 8:30am-4:30pm • Interurban
  • $695

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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. 

2018F TTMT 625V 001 • Oct 9 - Oct 12 (4 sessions) • Peivastmorteza
  • Tues Wed Thur • 9:15am-5:15pm • Interurban
  • Fri • 9:15am-3:45pm • Interurban
  • $700

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2019W TTMT 625V 001 • Jan 22 - Jan 25 (4 sessions) • James Steele
  • Tues Wed Thur • 9:15am-5:15pm • Interurban
  • Fri • 9:15am-3:45pm • 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
Pre-requsities: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.     2018F TTMT 626V 001 • Sep 17 - Sep 21 (5 sessions) • Amanda Slade
  • Mon Tues Wed Thur Fri • 9:15am-5:15pm • Interurban
  • $1350

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Simulated Electronic Navigation Limited (SEN L)

Required for Fishing Masters and officers of commercial vessels, this course provides a Simulated Electronic Navigation Certificate, recognized by Transport Canada. Topics include the fundamental principles of Radar, factors affecting Radar detection, plotting and charting practices; and collision avoidance and safety margins. Course materials are included in tuition.

PREREQUISITE: ROC-M or ROC-MC, Chart work and Piloatge and Navigation Safety at the level required for the COC.

Requirement: Bring a Candidate Document Number (CDN), and photo ID to present to instructor. (Contact Transport Canada, 250-363-0394 to obtain your CDN).

2019W TTMT 618V 001 • Jan 3 - Jan 15 (9 sessions) • Richard Worrall
  • Mon Tues Wed Thur Fri • 8:30am-4:30pm • Interurban
  • $1850

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At the time of publication, Transport Canada's revision of the SEN-L course is in draft form. Please check back for updates, or email us at ttce@camosun.ca.


Electronic Chart Display & Information Systems (ECDIS)

Using IMO's performance standards and recognized by Transport Canada, the course introduces ECDIS: setting up and maintaining equipment & display; basic navigation functions and using ECDIS to set up and monitor a route and ensure a safe navigational watch. Prerequisites: computer experience with windows, prior experience with nautical chartwork. Requirement: Bring a Candidate Document Number (CDN), and photo ID to present to instructor. (Contact Transport Canada, 250-363-0394 to obtain your CDN).

Sorry, this course is not offered at this time.

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