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Like the sector itself, marine education and training schools and institutes span the country, offering programs and courses that cater to the needs of virtually anyone pursuing a marine career or advancing their current position. Choose from the list below to learn more about the schools and curricula offered in your area.
Professional Training & Certification
College Level
Professional Certifications
NAVIGATION, MARINE ENGINEERING &
TECHNICAL COLLEGE
Professional Training & Certification
BRITISH COLUMBIA
BRITISH COLUMBIA INSTITUTE OF TECHNOLOGY (Burnaby and Vancouver)

British Columbia Institute of Technology (BCIT) is the primary provider of accredited professional training for the maritime industry in Western Canada, offering a wide range of courses and programs in navigation, marine engineering, seamanship, maritime safety and security, naval architecture and supply chain management.



CAMOSUN COLLEGE (Victoria)

Camosun College offers a wide range of industrial marine courses and marine navigation training to seafarers to deliver the practical skills, support and education to get the industry certification needed. The Nautical Training program is designed to prepare eligible students for a career at sea. Courses range from Basic Safety Training to long duration courses leading to a Certificate of Competency as Master or Mate, issued by Transport Canada, Marine Safety Branch.



CAPPS NORTHERN TRAINING (Prince Rupert)

Capps Northern Training provides Transport Canada certified marine education on the Northwest Coast of British Columbia for experienced seafarers looking to get certified, to those looking to begin their careers in the maritime industry.



DATUM MARINE SERVICES, NANAIMO (Nanaimo, BC)

Datum Marine Services provides Transport Canada approved classes and hands-on training skills to people operating small commercial and pleasure vessels.



NORTH ISLAND COLLEGE (Vancouver Island)

North Island College's marine training courses are specifically designed for current mariners to upgrade their certificates and for those new to the marine industry looking for the opportunity to start their career. Learn boat safety, hazards, emergency response, survival and rescue and more. Prepare to write the certification exams from Transport Canada, Industry Canada and Canadian Power Squadron.



WESTERN MARITIME INSTITUTE (Ladysmith and Richmond)

Western Maritime Institute (WMI) was established to provide marine training in urban and rural locations throughout British Columbia and Canada to meet the national accreditation training standards established by Transport Canada, the Canadian Coast Guard and Industry Canada.
NEW BRUNSWICK
NEW BRUNSWICK COMMUNITY COLLEGE (Saint Andrews)

Founded in 1968, New Brunswick Community College (NBCC) is a public community college offering Marine Diesel Mechanics & Supply Chain Management Training.
NEWFOUNDLAND & LABRADOR
MARINE INSTITUTE OF MEMORIAL UNIVERSITY OF NEWFOUNDLAND (St. John's)

The Marine Institute is one of the world's most respected centres for marine education and applied research. The Institute has three Schools – the School of Fisheries, the School of Maritime Studies and the School of Ocean Technology. The School of Maritime Studies provides education and training in the design of ships and associated systems. Programs that prepare individuals for entry level operational positions as Deck Officers, Engineering Officers and Ratings are also available. The Bachelor of Maritime Studies and Master of Maritime Management Degrees are designed for those who wish to enhance their knowledge and skills to prepare themselves for other positions in the marine industry.
NOVA SCOTIA
CANADIAN COAST GUARD COLLEGE (Sydney)

The Canadian Coast Guard College is a national maritime training facility located on scenic Cape Breton Island, Nova Scotia offering marine navigation, marine engineering, marine maintenance and equipment training and education. It is a national college that provides training and services in French and English. It delivers programs to support the College's mission and mandate in marine safety, security and environmental protection.



NSCC NAUTICAL INSTITUTE (Port Hawkesbury)

NSCC's Nautical Institute 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 state-of-the-art simulation equipment for navigation and engine room training. The Nautical Institute also offers training to industry.



SURVIVAL SYSTEMS TRAINING (Dartmouth)

Established in 1996, Survival Systems Training Limited (SSTL) provides safety and survival training courses for the marine and offshore industries SSTL delivers two recognized standards of marine training, STCW 95 and the specific domestic (Transport Canada) crew safety certification, to meet the needs of vessels of different sizes with different safety equipment requirements and the needs of clients operating in Canadian and/or other jurisdictions.
ONTARIO
CANADORE COLLEGE (North Bay)

Founded in 1967, Canadore College of Applied Arts and Technology offers a Marine and Small Engine Technician Apprenticeship program.

GEORGIAN COLLEGE - CENTRE FOR MARINE TRAINING AND RESEARCH (CMTR)(Owen Sound)

Explore a career on the water! The Centre for Marine Training and Research (CMTR) is recognized as Central Canada's marine centre of excellence. As a leader in marine innovation, customized training, research and development, Georgian College prides itself on delivering industry-driven marine training and certifications. Focused on providing the highest standard of relevant training, delivered by expert instructors with extensive industry experience.

Finishing high school? Explore our full-time cadet programs
Looking for a new career? Explore our part-time training courses
Looking to grow your current marine career? Explore marine skill refresh and upgrade programs
New to Canada? Explore our marine certificate programs

PRINCE EDWARD ISLAND
HOLLAND COLLEGE MARINE TRAINING CENTER (Summerside)

Holland College has been providing Transport Canada-approved training for more than four decades with an international reputation for exceptional quality of instruction, excellent facilities and convenient location. Holland College offers a full range of certifications from Bridge Watch Rating to Master Mariner, and Engine Rating to Chief Engineer, as well as many specialized courses.
QUEBEC
MARITIME INSTITUTE OF QUEBEC - INSTITUT MARITIME DU QUÉBEC (Rimouski and Lévis)

The Institut maritime du Québec provides training and development of the workforce working in all areas related to the sea, offering programs in navigation, engineering, naval architecture, transportation logistics and professional diving leading to a college diploma. It is a Transport Canada-recognized school with programs leading to Standards of Training, Certification and Watchkeeping (STCW) officer certifications. This maritime institute offers courses exclusively in French. Its continuous training center located in Lévis, Québec, offers specialized courses including all marine emergency duties. It can also offer custom made training for specific maritime-oriented needs. This center offers French and English training.
LOGISTICS / SUPPLY CHAIN MANAGEMENT / MARINE TRANSPORTATION
College Level
ALBERTA
UNIVERSITY OF CALGARY (Calgary)

Supply Chain Management (BComm)

Founded in 1966, the University of Calgary is a comprehensive research university, ranked one of Canada's top eight research universities.



GRANT MACEWAN UNIVERSITY (Edmonton)

Supply Chain Management Education

As a comprehensive university, MacEwan offers more than 60 programs including undergraduate degrees, applied degrees, diplomas, certificates, continuing education and corporate training.



MOUNT ROYAL UNIVERSITY (Calgary)

Supply Chain Management

Founded in 1910 and located at Calgary in Alberta province of Canada, Mount Royal University (MRU) is a midsized post-secondary institution.

BRITISH COLUMBIA
KWANTLEN POLYTECHNIC UNIVERSITY (Richmond, Surrey and Langley)

Operations and Supply Chain Management

Kwantlen Polytechnic University has four campuses located in the Metro Vancouver region of British Columbia.



THOMPSON RIVERS UNIVERSITY (Kamloops)

Supply Chain Management

Founded in 1970 as Cariboo College and became a university in 2005, Thompson Rivers University (TRU) is a public post-secondary and research university and offers over 140 on-campus programs and 60 Open Learning programs.



UNIVERSITY OF BRITISH COLUMBIA (Vancouver)

Naval Architecture & Marine Engineering

Transportation and Logistics

The Sauder School of Business University of British Columbia (UBC), established in 1908, is one of Canada's leading research universities and is consistently ranked among the top 40 in the world.

MANITOBA
UNIVERSITY OF MANITOBA (Winnipeg)

Logistics & Supply Chain Management (Asper School of Business)

Founded in 1877, the University of Manitoba is western Canada's first university and Manitoba's largest, most comprehensive and only research-intensive post-secondary educational institution.



ROBERTSON COLLEGE (Winnipeg)

Logistics & Supply Chain Management

Founded in 1911 and with six campus locations across Western Canada, located in Winnipeg (main campus), Brandon, Calgary, and Edmonton.

NEW BRUNSWICK
EASTERN COLLEGE (Fredericton, Saint John, Moncton, NB and Halifax NS)

Supply Chain & Logistics Diploma Program

Established over 30 years ago and campuses in four locations across New Brunswick and Nova Scotia, Eastern College is a diploma-granting college focused on providing you with practical hands-on training and is one of the largest career colleges in Atlantic Canada.



COLLEGE COMMUNAUTAIRE DU NOUVEAU-BRUNSWICK (Dieppe)

Logistics and Transportation Program (in French)

Founded in 1970, Collège communautaire du Nouveau-Brunswick (CCNB) is a post-secondary college located at New Brunswick through its five campuses in Bathurst, Campbelltown, Dieppe, Edmundston and the Acadian Peninsula.

NEWFOUNDLAND
MEMORIAL UNIVERSITY (St. John's)

Maritime Management

With more than 18,000 students from over 100 countries, Memorial offers certificate, diploma, undergraduate, graduate and postgraduate programs across four campuses and online.

NOVA SCOTIA
CAPE BRETON UNIVERSITY (Sydney)

Supply Chain Management

Established in 1951 and located at Sydney Nova Scotia in Canada, Cape Breton University (CBU) is the only post-secondary degree-granting institution on Cape Breton Island. CBS is home to over 3500 full-time and part-time students.



DALHOUSIE UNIVERSITY (Halifax)

Marine Affairs Program

Located in the heart of Halifax, Nova Scotia, Dalhousie is a leading, research-intensive Canadian university offering more than 180-degree programs in 11 diverse faculties.

ONTARIO
ALGONQUIN COLLEGE (Ottawa)

Supply Chain Management & Operations Management

Established in 1967, Algonquin College is located at the Ottawa Valley with Ottawa city, Pembroke, Perth as its campuses where over 20,000 full-time students and Over 1,300 international students from more than 100 countries study.



CENTENNIAL COLLEGE (Toronto)

Supply Chain Management - Logistics

Established in 1966 and located at Ontario with five campuses, Centennial College is Ontario's first community college and primarily serves the eastern portion of the Greater Toronto Area through five campuses and several satellite locations.



DURHAM COLLEGE (Oshawa)

Supply Chain & Operations Management

Durham College of Applied Arts and Technology offers more than 140 programs in a variety of established, emerging and dynamic fields. DC has more than 30,000 students to campus including over 12,000 full-time students.



FANSHAWE COLLEGE (London)

Supply Chain & Logistics

Established in 1967, Fanshawe College of Applied Arts and Technology (Fanshawe College) is the sixth largest public college in Canada with 15,000 full-time students and 2,000 international students.



GEORGIAN COLLEGE - CENTRE FOR MARINE TRAINING AND RESEARCH (CMTR)(Owen Sound)

Explore a career on the water! The Centre for Marine Training and Research (CMTR) is recognized as Central Canada's marine centre of excellence. As a leader in marine innovation, customized training, research and development, Georgian College prides itself on delivering industry-driven marine training and certifications. Focused on providing the highest standard of relevant training, delivered by expert instructors with extensive industry experience.

Finishing high school? Explore our full-time cadet programs
Looking for a new career? Explore our part-time training courses
Looking to grow your current marine career? Explore marine skill refresh and upgrade programs
New to Canada? Explore our marine certificate programs



HUMBER COLLEGE AT TORONTO

Supply Chain Management

Established in 1967, Humber Institute of Technology and Advanced Learning (Humber College) is a polytechnic institute and is one of Canada's largest and most diverse colleges.



LOYALIST COLLEGE (Belleville)

Supply Chain Management – Global Logistics

Founded in 1967 and located at Belleville, Ontario, Canada, Loyalist College of Applied Arts and Technology (Loyalist College) offers a comprehensive range of career-oriented education and training opportunities.



NIAGARA COLLEGE CANADA (Niagara Region)

Supply Chain & Logistics Management

Established in 1967, Niagara College of Applied Arts and Technology (Niagara College Canada) is a leading public College in applied education and training within the Niagara Region of Southern Ontario, Canada.



SENECA COLLEGE OF APPLIED ARTS AND TECHNOLOGY (Toronto)

Supply Chain Management – Global Logistics

Seneca College of Applied Arts and Technology is a Canadian public college with campuses throughout the Greater Toronto Area.



SHERIDAN COLLEGE (Toronto)

Supply Chain Management

Established in 1967, Sheridan College Institute of Technology and Advanced Learning is an award-winning, postsecondary, and polytechnic institute with over 22,000 full-time and 18,000 continuing and part-time studies students.




ST. LAWRENCE COLLEGE (Cornwall)

Supply Chain Management

Established in 1967, St. Lawrence College (SLC) offers over 100 programs with certificate, diploma, advanced diploma, bachelor's degree and graduate certificate levels. The main campuses are located in eastern Ontario at Brockville, Cornwall, and Kingston.



UNIVERSITY OF WINDSOR (Windsor)

Logistics and Supply Chain Management at Odette School of Business

The University of Windsor is a comprehensive, student-focused university, with more than 16,000 students enrolled in a broad range of undergraduate and graduate programs

QUEBEC
CHAMPLAIN COLLEGE SAINT-LAMBERT (Saint-Lambert)

Specialist in Transportation and Logistics

Champlain College Saint-Lambert is a public English language CEGEP located on the South Shore of Montreal.



CONCORDIA UNIVERSITY (Montréal)

BComm in Supply Chain Operations Management

Master of Supply Chain Management (MSCM)

Concordia University, located in the vibrant and cosmopolitan city of Montreal, Quebec, is one of Canada's most innovative and diverse, comprehensive universities. With over 6,500 undergraduate students, 1200 graduate students and 36,000 alumni, John Molson School of Business (JSMB) is a top ranked business school in Canada.



HEC MONTRÉAL (Montréal)

Master of Science (MSc) – Global Supply Chain Management

Supply Chain Management Essentials

HEC Montréal is an international business school affiliated with the Université de Montréal whose exceptional teaching and research, combined with its relevance and drive for innovation, have allowed it to stand out from the pack since 1907. HEC Montréal is one of the oldest business school in Canada.



LASALLE COLLEGE (Montréal)

Transportation Logistics AEC) / International Transportation Logistics

Since its debut over fifty years ago, LaSalle College has distinguished itself as the private post-secondary educational institution offering the highest quality of teaching and the utmost in student success.



McGILL UNIVERSITY (Montréal)

Supply Chain Management and Logistics

McGill University is an international university whose main language of instruction is English. McGill has 21 faculties and professional schools offering over 300 programs at the undergraduate and graduate levels.

TRADE &
TRANSPORTATION
Professional Certifications
OTHER MARINE SECTOR CERTIFICATIONS
CANADIAN INSTITUTE OF TRAFFIC AND TRANSPORTATION (CITT)

CITT is a non-profit organization created by industry in 1958 offering Certified Logistics Professional (CCLP) certification and online supply chain logistics courses and webinars. CITT is industry's most experienced, valued and respected source of complete, career-long learning and career-path development open for everyone who buys, sells or manages the flow of goods and product, or is impacted by supply chain logistics.



CANADIAN INTERNATIONAL FREIGHT FORWARDERS ASSOCIATION (CIFFA)

CIFFA education programs are designed by subject matter experts and are offered in a variety of delivery methods, including e-learning and classroom-based education. CIFFA is a certified training provider for FIATA, IATA, ICAO, CSCSC and courses include all IMO and Transport Canada regulations as required.



CANADIAN SOCIETY OF CUSTOMS BROKERS (CSCB)

Founded in 1921 and headquartered at Ottawa Canada, Canadian Society of Customs Brokers represents Canada's customs brokers and actively seeks improvements in government policies and procedures on behalf of the members and their clients. Programs leading to Certified Customs Specialist (CCS) and Certified Trade Compliance Specialist (CTCS) designations are available through the CSCB.



FORUM FOR INTERNATIONAL TRADE TRAINING (FITT)

The Forum for International Trade Training (FITT), headquartered in Ottawa, Canada, is a not-for-profit organization dedicated to providing international business training, resources and professional certification to individuals and businesses. FITT offers the only international business training programs and related professional designation – Certified International Trade Professional (CITP®|FIBP®) endorsed by the World Trade Centers Association and the Canadian government.



SHIPPING FEDERATION OF CANADA

The Shipping Federation represents and promotes the interests of the shipowners, operators and agents involved in Canada's world trade. In addition to offering marine industry familiarization sessions for government departments and agencies, the Shipping Federation has partnered with Concordia University (Montreal, QC) to offer a university-level Certificate in Marine Transportation.



SUPPLY CHAIN CANADA

Supply Chain Canada awards the Supply Chain Management Professional (SCMP) designation under the authorization of provincial legislation, and is responsible for standards-setting, accreditation and the continuing professional development of its members. Supply Chain Canada also offers a Management Training Program providing early-to mid-career professionals a solid skills base through which they support supply chain functions and cultivate related business skills.



THE LOGISTICS INSTITUTE CANADA

Founded in 1990 and headquartered in Toronto (ON), the Logistics Institute delivers seven certification programs in the field of logistics and supply chain management. Each program leads to earning one or more professional designations including Professional Logistician (P. Log) and Logistics Specialist (LS).
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