You love being on the water and you have leadership skills.
Onshore and on board ship in leadership and technical positions.
Marine Institute Campus, Ridge Road (St. John's)
3 technical sessions + 360 sea days over three work terms
As a cadet, you'll train on a wide range of ships. In the classroom, you'll learn to manage and safely navigate a vessel while caring for cargo and protecting the marine environment you're operating in.
The program prepares you to qualify for Transport Canada's Watchkeeping Mate certificate of competency, allowing you to sail anywhere in the world as an officer. You'll also get a head start on higher-level certificates of competency from credits received towards Transport Canada exams and sea service exemptions.
Currently, there is a high demand for ships’ officers around the globe.
This four-year program consists of six in-class semesters, three technical sessions and two sea-phase work terms. This cadet program alternates between semesters on-campus and semesters at sea.
"The quality of education at MI is on par with anywhere in the world, if not better."
-Captain Peter Adams