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Small Commercial Vessel Operator and Crew Training

If you are the operator of a commercial vessel, it's your responsibility under law to ensure you and your crew have the appropriate training certificates to meet Transport Canada regulations. For an excellent source of information, read the Transport Canada Small Commercial Vessel Safety Guide. 

Chapter 4 of the Safety Guide will help ensure you understand what you certificates you must hold to be certified as competent crew based on the Marine Personnel Regulations, and help you understand what training certificates are required on different vessels and in different areas of operation. 


Fall 2023 Training Tour

Registration is now open for these courses.  $200 fully-refundable deposit is required to hold you space. 

To register, please email or call / text to 250-858-7754.

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Deposit Policy: To guarantee a seat in these courses, a single $200 refundable deposit is required. If you are unable to attend for any reason, just let me know before the training starts, you will have 100% of your deposit returned. 


Small Domestic Vessel - Basic Safety

One-day Marine Emergency Duties course

$240 (+ $31 HST) formerly MED A3

$200 fully-refundable deposit may be required to register

For more information, please send me an email


Small Vessel Operator Proficiency

Four-day course

$660 (+ $85 HST)


Radio Operator Certificate - Maritime

Course over 2-evenings

$240 (+ $31 HST)

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