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Whether you’re just starting your career in the marine industry, refreshing existing skills, or taking your career to the next level with new skills, the Centre for Marine Training and Research (CMTR) offers a wide range of courses and programs designed to meet the needs of marine professionals at all levels. Find out how to get started!

How to register for marine courses

Interested in marine training courses?

Registering for courses is easy! Follow these steps to register online 24 hours a day, seven days a week.

  1. Search for the marine training course(s) you want to register in.
  2. Add the course(s) to your cart.
  3. View your cart and proceed to checkout, save your cart items to purchase later, or keep shopping for additional courses.
  4. Click Checkout.
    • New Georgian College learner: If this is your first time registering for a course, use your personal email address to create an account.
    • Returning learner: If you’ve previously registered for a course, log in and proceed to payment.
  5. Next, select your payment method of choice within 30 minutes or the course(s) in your cart will expire.
  6. Click the checkbox to acknowledge that you’ve read and understood the drop, transfer, refund, security and privacy policies and the settlement of any amount owing on your account.
  7. Click Continue Checkout, fill in the payment information form, and click Continue to finalize your payment and secure your course registration.
  8. Your Receipt and Confirmation of Enrolment will be displayed after payment and emailed to the email address associated with your account.
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How to apply to a marine program

Interested in our Marine Studies advanced diploma programs?

Your application process will vary depending on the program you are applying to and your particular pathway into Georgian.

Before you apply for any full-time program, get familiar with the steps you need to take and the admission requirements you need to meet.

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Get help with marine registration

Don’t have access to a computer? Require technical support with your registration?

No problem! We’re happy to help. Contact the registration team by calling 1.888.812.7511 or emailing cehelp@georgiancollege.ca.

Need a CDN number?

Some marine courses require a Candidate Documentation Number (CDN). Access the application form to request a CDN through Transport Canada.

Contact the Centre for Marine Training and Research

For more information, contact us today!

Phone: 519.376.0840, option 6
Toll-free: 1.866.468.3225

Not sure where to start?


If you are a new student and do not have a Georgian College student number, you must apply for one before you can register and pay for courses.

  1. Apply for your student number now! CLICK HERE TO APPLY
  2. Your student ID number will be emailed to you by 7 p.m. on the next regular business day.
  3. Once you receive your new student number come back to the site and click on EXPLORE COURSES.
  4. When you find a course you want to register for, click on the course then click Add to Cart, then View cart to check out and pay online.

Please note, if you do not see the email, be sure to check your junk or spam folder.


If you have previously attended Georgian and already have a student number, you can register online 24 hours a day, seven days a week.

  1. Simply search for the COURSE you want to take.
  2. Add that course to your cart or account.
  3. Then view your cart to check out, and pay online.