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Nautical Training

Transport Canada Certified Training

The satisfaction of doing something useful

Prepare for a career at sea

With the Nautical Training programs, you will gain skills for an exciting, in-demand career while becoming part of a special international network of contacts and associates.

Nautical Careers

Courses range from Basic Safety Training to long duration courses leading to a Certificate of Competency as Master or Mate, issued by Transport Canada, Marine Safety Branch.

An outline of the examination and certification structure PDF administered by Transport Canada, Marine Safety Branch is a great resource if you are considering a career in shipping.

Master, Fishing Master, Deck Officer

Our programs are offered in conjunction with Transport Canada Marine Safety Branch.

Once you complete your program at Camosun and meet the requirements of Transport Canada, including obtaining experience at sea, you may be issued a Certificate of Competency PDF.

Marine Certification

Refer to the Marine Personnel Regulations PDF made pursuant to the Canada Shipping Act 2001 for information on Marine Certification.

A Candidate Document Number (CDN) is required by Transport Canada prior to issuing training certificates. It is strongly recommended that you contact Transport Canada and obtain a CDN prior to taking a course.

Nautical programs offered through Camosun

Camosun’s Nautical courses fulfill the educational requirements for the following certificates of competency:

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.

You may register for any program or specific course without prior work experience.

*These Certificates are offered in modules – they may be available for in-class delivery or self-directed studies.

Nautical Training

Camosun Training Letter
Transport Canada Training Letter
Transport Canada Certificate of Competency
Study Options
Full-time: courses or programs
Work Experience
Simulation training
Flexible intake
Trades & Technology
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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