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Nautical Institute

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Strait Area Campus - Port Hawkesbury, Nova Scotia Contact info | View map
NSCC's Nautical Institute is part of the Strait Area Campus and offers Transport Canada-approved marine training for students who want to start or advance their career at sea. Students learn in specially designed marine facilities, including a wave tank, free-fall lifeboat and fire training centre, and with state-of-the-art simulation equipment for navigation and engine room training. The Nautical Institute also offers training to industry.

To learn more about nautical training at NSCC, visit Careers at Sea


  • Library and computer labs
  • Fire Training Centre
  • Wave tank for marine emergency training simulations
  • Wireless access
  • Full-service cafeteria 
  • Fitness room and recreation
  • Bookstore
  • Student Association organizes social events throughout the year

Contact Us

902-625-4228 | nautical@nscc.ca

Mailing Address
226 Reeves Street
Port Hawkesbury, Nova Scotia B9A 2A2