Industry approved Marine Training Certification taught by industry professionals. Advance your career as a professional seafarer or get the skills for an exciting, in-demand career at sea.

With over 40 years of providing outstanding real-world training to thousands of seafarers, Camosun continues to deliver the practical skills, support and education you want to get the industry certification you need.

Our instructors are professional mariners with decades of experience. They have the information and experience to help you make informed career decisions, with up-to-date knowledge on the latest regulations from Transport Canada, Industry Canada, and the provincial government.

Note: Transport Canada approved re-write is now possible in compliance with the Nautical department QMS policy.

Nautical Certification

Refer to the Marine Personnel Regulations made pursuant to the Canada Shipping Act 2001 for information on Marine Certification.

A Candidate Document Number (CDN) is required by Transport Canada prior to issuing training certificates. It is strongly recommended that you contact Transport Canada and obtain a CDN prior to taking a course.

https://laws-lois.justice.gc.ca/eng/regulations/sor-2007-115/index.html

Finalized Nautical Program Schedule 2021-2022

Nautical Schedule 2021-2022

Program Descriptions and Pre-requisites

Please review this pre-requisite chart before registering:

Important Note: Transport Canada approved Formula Sheet can now be used during the Stability Exams (SCS 3, 4 & 5) at Camosun College.

No.

Course

Pre-requisite

1

SEN-L

ROC-MC or ROC-M/ CP and NS for the desired COC

2

SEN-D

ROC-MC or ROC-M and CP and NS or CP1 and NS1 or CP at the level required for the desired COC

3

SEN-F

ROC-MC and CP1 and NS1

4

SEN-O

EPS/ROC-MC/CP2/NS1

5

SEN-M

SEN-O or SEN-F and a COC as OOW  or OOW NC or Fishing Master limited waters or Fishing officer unlimited waters or Fishing officer limited waters + 6 months of sea-time as officer or master level

6

SEN REF

SEN-O or SEN-F or SEN- M

7

DVS

Minimum age 15

8

DPVS

Minimum age 15

9

LTW

None

10

LMS

For Engine Dept. 6 months sea time as officer or assistant and for nautical 6 months sea time as an officer or master

11

ECDIS

CP1

12

EPS

None

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Exciting Update: All Nautical courses will be delivered in classroom settings by Fall 2021