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Marine programs

A student at the Nautical Institute suits up for training.

Explore programs that lead to careers in the marine, fisheries and oceans industries:

  • Bridge Watch Rating
    Begin your career at sea as a deckhand and member of a ship's watch team. Keep a lookout, steer the vessel, retrieve and launch lifeboats and much more.
  • Fishing Vessel Operations and Leadership
    Gain a broad understanding of the business of fisheries and safe work practices, as well as vessel and harvesting operations.
  • Marine Engineering Management Technology
    Advance your knowledge of the highly complex engineering systems of a modern ship and qualify for a career as an engineering officer.
  • Marine Engineering Technology
    Build a broad-based knowledge of the highly complex engineering systems of a modern ship and prepare for a career as an engineering officer.
  • Marine Foundations - Fishing Master, Fourth Class
    Gain the skills and knowledge you need to prepare for Transport Canada examinations for Fishing Master, Fourth Class.
  • Marine Foundations - Marine Emergency Duties
    Get the skills and certifications needed to work as a deck hand or crew member on a commercial ship.
  • Marine Foundations - Small Vessel Operator Proficiency
    Gain the skills and Transport Canada certifications needed to safely operate small commercial vessels in near-coastal and sheltered waters.
  • Marine Geomatics
    Learn the essential skills for ocean mapping and coastal monitoring for environmental, renewable energy sources and transportation planning.
  • Marine Navigation Technology
    Study the major principles of marine navigation, seamanship, meteorology, ship construction and stability, and prepare for a career as a ship's navigation officer.
  • Oceans Technology
    Gain the knowledge-based skills used to create and apply technology solutions that are unique to ocean environments.