Program at a glance
Area of Study
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Industry approved Marine Training Certification taught by industry professionals.
Industry approved Marine Training Certification taught by industry professionals. Advance your career as a professional seafarer or get the skills for an exciting, in-demand career at sea.
With over 40 years of providing outstanding real-world training to thousands of seafarers, Camosun continues to deliver the practical skills, support and education you want to get the industry certification you need.
Our instructors are professional mariners with decades of experience. They have the information and experience to help you make informed career decisions, with up-to-date knowledge on the latest regulations from Transport Canada, Industry Canada, and the provincial government.
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 administered by Transport Canada, Marine Safety Branch is a great resource if you are considering a career in shipping.
To determine eligibility to write examinations, including assessment of sea service, eye sight and medical requirements and to establish which examinations must be written to complete a certificate contact your local Transport Canada, Marine Safety office with the name of the certificate sought.
Curriculum & courses
Refer to the Marine Personnel Regulations 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.
Our instructors are professional mariners with decades of experience.
Marine Training Certification
Camosun offers a variety of training certificates throughout the year.