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Marine Studies in Vancouver Canada

BCIT is the primary provider of accredited professional training for the maritime industry in Western Canada. We offer a wide range of courses and programs in navigation, marine engineering, seamanship, and maritime safety and security.

NOTE: All mid-term and final examinations are required to be held at the Marine campus.

In order to receive a Transport Canada Training Certificate, students must provide proof of successful completion of prerequisites to the instructor on the first day of your course.

A full listing of Transport Canada Approved Physicians is available through Transport Canada.

Covid-19 Safety Information

Canadian Maritime Document (CMD)

You must have a Candidate Document Number (CDN) in order to get a Canadian Maritime Document (CMD) or other Transportation Canada Marine Safety (TCMS) document.

Download Transport Canada Ship Safety Bulletin [PDF] for more info.

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