Nautical Institute photo gallery
The Nautical Institute is part of the Strait Area Campus. Students train on land and in the waters of the Strait of Canso.The inside of the facility is specially designed to resemble different areas of a ship. All cadets graduate with the advanced skills needed to fight a fire at sea.Marine engineering cadets spend part of their program learning with simulators, like this one modelling a ship’s engine.Simulators are also used by navigation cadets. This one can simulate any port in the world and weather conditions.Students spend their summers at sea on internships in Canada and abroad, earning the sea time required by Transport Canada.