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Fishing

Fishing Master

Programs are laid out in accordance with the Shipping Act 2001, Marine Personnel Regulations. All of our courses are open to the public with their respective prerequisites listed in the course descriptions.

Select the program you are interested in to see a list of required courses.

Fishing Master, Fourth Class

The holder of this certificate may act as:

  • Master on board a fishing vessel of not more than 100 gross tonnes engaged on a near coastal or sheltered waters voyages; or
  • Officer in Charge of the Watch of a fishing vessel of any tonnage engaged on near coastal and sheltered waters voyages.
Course Code Dates Hours Comments
Chartwork & Pilotage, Level 1 NAUT CP1 Jan 3–Feb 6, 2018 90 NS1 & CP1 are taken together
Navigation Safety, Level 1 NAUT NS1 Jan 9–Feb 10, 2017
Sep 5–Oct 31, 2017
Mar 21–May 16, 2018
60
Ship Construction and Stability, Level 2 NAUT SCS2 SCS1: TBD 90 SCS1 includes SCS2
Radio Operator Certificate* ROC-MC TBD   Continuing Education Course
Simulated Electronic Navigation, Limited* SEN L Nov 28-Dec 2, 2016   Continuing Education Course
Marine Emergency Duties Training (Basic Training)* MED A1/A2 TBD   Continuing Education Course
A2 is optional
Marine Advanced First Aid*   TBD   Continuing Education Course
Ship Construction & Stability 1 NAUT SCS1 TBD 90  

*ROC-MC, SEN L, MED A1/A2 and Marine Advanced First Aid are regularly scheduled by the Continuing Education (CE) Department. Please consult the CE calendar and website for up-to-date schedules.

To successfully receive a Certificate of Competency by Transport Canada you must acquire sea service and/or necessary certifications as outlined by the marine personnel regulations document. Learn more.

As a Fishing Master, Third Class Transport Canada Certificate of Competency holder, you can:

  • Master a fishing vessel of any tonnage engaged on a near coastal or sheltered waters voyage; or
  • Officer in Charge of the Watch of a fishing vessel of any tonnage engaged on an unlimited voyage.
Course Code Dates Hours Comments
Chartwork & Pilotage, Level 2 NAUT CP2 Sep 5–Oct 31, 2017
Mar 21–May 16, 2018
180 NS1 & CP2 are taken together
Navigation Safety, Level 1 NAUT NS1 Jan 9–Feb 10, 2017
Sep 5–Oct 31, 2017
Mar 21–May 16, 2018
60
Ship Construction and Stability, Level 2 NAUT SCS2 SCS1: TBD 90 SCS1 includes SCS2
Communications, Level 1 NAUT COM1
Mar 19–Apr 26, 2018
20  
Meteorology, Level 1 NAUT MET1 Jan 3–Feb 6, 2018
May 22–June 18, 2018
120  
Radio Operator Certificate* ROC-MC TBD   Continuing Education Course
Simulated Electronic Navigation, Limited* SEN L Nov 28-Dec 2, 2016;   Continuing Education Course
Marine Emergency Duties Training (Basic Training)* MED A1/A2 TBD   Continuing Education Course
A2 is optional
Marine Advanced First Aid*   TBD   Continuing Education Course
General Ship Knowledge, Level 1       Currently not offered

*ROC-MC, SEN L, MED A1/A2 and Marine Advanced First Aid are regularly scheduled by the Continuing Education (CE) Department. Please consult the CE calendar and website for up-to-date schedules.

To successfully receive a Certificate of Competency by Transport Canada you must acquire sea service and/or necessary certifications as outlined by the marine personnel regulations document. Learn more.

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

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