Marine Training

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Transport Canada - Approved Marine Training

We are proud to offer  Transport Canada Approved Marine Training Certifications as well as related Industry Certifications.

Excel Career College’s Transport Canada Approved Marine Training Certifications and related Industry Certifications support businesses and organizations employing marine staff, as well as individuals seeking employment in the marine industry. In-class and on-site training is available, and you can expect to receive excellent instruction from fully certified, experienced Instructors.

Excel Career College provides the following Marine Certifications and Related Industry Certifications: 

  • SVOP: Small Vessel Operator’s Proficiency
  • SDV-BS: Small Domestic Vessel Basic Safety
  • ROC-M: Restricted Operator’s Certificate – Maritime
  • MBFA: Marine Basic First Aid
  • Forklift Certificate
  • WHMIS: Workplace Hazardous Materials Information System
  • CSA: Confined Space Awareness
  • TDG: Transport of Dangerous Goods

Marine Certifications and related Industry Certifications Duration:

SVOP: Small Vessel Operator’s Proficiency
32 hours – 4 days

SDV-BS: Small Domestic Vessel Basic Safety
8 hours – 1 day

ROC-M: Restricted Operator’s Certificate – Maritime
8 hours – 1 day

MBFA: Marine Basic First Aid
16 hours – 2 days

Forklift Certificate
8 hours – 1 day

WHMIS: Workplace Hazardous Materials Information System
4 hours – 0.5 days

CSA: Confined Space Awareness
4 hours – 0.5 days

TDG: Transport of Dangerous Goods
4 hours – 0.5 days

Certificate Admission Requirements and Prerequisites:

  • SVOP: Small Vessel Operator’s Proficiency
    Participants must be at least 18 years of age and hold a current CDN number.
  • SDV-BS: Small Domestic Vessel Basic Safety
    Participants must be at least 15 years of age.
  • ROC-M: Restricted Operator’s Certificate – Maritime
    Participants must be at least 12 years of age.
  • MBFA: Marine Basic First Aid
    Participants must be at least 16 years of age.
  • Forklift Certificate
    Participants must be at least 16 years of age and provide their own steel-toed boots.
  • WHMIS: Workplace Hazardous Materials Information System
    No admission requirements or prerequisites apply.
  • CSA: Confined Space Awareness
    No admission requirements or prerequisites apply.
  • TDG: Transport of Dangerous Goods
    No admission requirements or prerequisites apply.

Program Tuition

SVOP –  Small Vessel Operator’s Proficiency:
$550.00 plus GST

SDV-BS – Small Domestic Vessel Basic Safety:
$150.00 plus GST

ROC-M – Restricted Operator’s Certificate – Maritime:
$150.00 plus GST

MBFA – Marine Basic First Aid:
$195.00 plus GST

Forklift Certificate:
$225.00 plus GST

WHMIS – Workplace Hazardous Materials Information System:
$50.00 plus GST

CSA – Confined Space Awareness:
$50.00 plus GST

TDG – Transport of Dangerous Goods:
$50.00 plus GST

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