Looking to join the marine industry?
Explore our full-time cadet programs
The marine industry is growing quickly with career paths to match almost any interest.
Georgian College offers two three-year diploma programs to suit your interests. Both programs are active co-op programs that will provide you with real-world experience in the Canadian marine Industry.
This program has been planned in co-operation with Transport Canada Marine Safety and Security (TCMSS) and Canada’s shipping companies. Students acquire a complete education which will prepare them for the occupation of ship’s navigation officer.
Students are immersed in an internationally recognized co-operative marine engineering cadet program designed in co-operation with Transport Canada Marine Safety and Security (TCMSS) and Canada’s shipping companies. Students focus on developing competencies required to function as part of a shipboard marine engineering team.
Already a marine professional?
Explore our marine training courses
Whether you are new to the marine industry and want to accelerate your career, or are an experienced marine professional looking to take your career to the next level, the CMTR offers a variety of programs for upgrading skills, certification, and experiences. With the most advanced and up-to-date marine simulators and safety training facilities in Central Canada, the CMTR offers continuing education programs tailored to meet the needs and schedules of marine professionals.
Are you an international student?
The CMTR offers a range of programs for international marine professionals at any stage of their career. Additionally, in conjunction with Georgian College, the centre offers services and support to make your international career journey easier and faster.
Transport Canada regulations
Transport Canada – Marine Training, Examination and Certification
Transport Canada develops and enforces regulations related to training, testing and certifying marine personnel including seafarers, ship security officers and pleasure craft operators, to ensure the safe operation of all marine vessels in Canada.