This course provides the knowledge required to safely navigate inshore fishing vessels in coastal waters, as well as, introduces the student to the factors involved in making offshore fishing voyages. This course also prepares the student to be examined in the Fishing Master 4 Certificate of Competency administered by the Marine Safety Branch of Transport Canada. Upon successful passing of the Marine Safety examinations, the Fishing Master 4 Certificate of competency validates the holder as a Master on a fishing vessel that is less than 100 gross tons and as a mate on all other fishing vessels.
Condition: Candidate must be 18 years of age, have acquired 12 months sea time on a qualifying vessel. Must have the following “Training Certificates” MED-DVS, SEN-L, Marine Advanced First Aid, ROC-MC.
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