Home Canada › You are here

British Columbia - Best Maritime, Logistics & Supply Chain Programs

Maritime Training, Transport Canada Licences, Boating Sailing and Logistics & Supply Chain Education in British Columbia, Canada

vancouver bc

Located in the westernmost side of Canada, British Columbia (BC) is bounded by Yukon and the Northwest Territories, the province of Alberta, the U.S. states of Montana, Idaho, and Washington, the Pacific Ocean and the U.S. state of Alaska. With an estimated population of 5 million, it is Canada's third-most populous province.

The largest city is Vancouver, the third-largest metropolitan area in Canada, the largest in Western Canada, and the second-largest in the Pacific Northwest. Greater Vancouver had an estimated population of approximately 2.5 million. The land has a diversity of climate and scenery from the island-studded coast with their large interior plateaus.

The British Columbia coast offers the boating and sailing enthusiasts with beach towns, fishing villages and wilderness lodges. The sailing in Vancouver ranges across a wide area, from the Gulf Islands, Desolation Sound, the San Juan Islands and the Sunshine Coast, stretches along the Strait of Georgia from Howe Sound to Desolation Sound.

Port of Vancouver is Canada’s largest port and located on the southwest coast of British Columbia. It extends from Roberts Bank and the Fraser River up to and including Burrard Inlet. The port includes more than 16000 hectares of water, more than 1500 hectares of land and hundreds of miles of shoreline. Goods from around the world enter the Port of Vancouver in huge volumes, and the goods are transported to their final destinations in Canada and the USA. Trading over $200 billion in goods yearly with 160 countries around the globe, the Port of Vancouver is one the world’s biggest in terms of port operations.

The Prince Rupert Port is Canada’s third-largest port located in Prince Rupert, BC. It handles around 30 million tons of Cargo in its terminals. The Port of Prince Rupert occupies over 667,000 hectares of land and water along approximately 20 km of waterfront. The port is located in Prince Rupert Harbor in the North Coast Regional District of British Columbia.

Online Maritime Training

virtual maritime academy 100

VIRTUAL MARITIME ACADEMY ONLINE - Transport Canada Approved Maritime Security, Safety Management, Leadership & Managerial and Internal Auditor Courses Under ISPS , ISM and STCW Online - Established in 2019 and located in Quebec, Canada, Virtual Maritime Academy (VMA) provides Transport Canada approved and STCW compliant maritime training programs completely online.

Online Career Oriented Int'l Trade Programs

icc academy 100

INTERNATIONAL CHAMBER OF COMMERCE ACADEMY (ICC ACADEMY) - International Trade and Trade Finance Certifications and Professional Designation from ICC Academy - ICC Academy offers a wide range of specialized e-learning courses and online certifications for trade professionals worldwide.

Transport Canada Marine

transport canada 100

TRANSPORT CANADA SEAFARER CERTIFICATIONS - A Guide to Transport Canada Marine Safety (TCMS) Canadian Seafarer Certification and Licence Requirements - 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.

Logistics, Supply Chain, Transportation (College Level)

kpu 100

KWANTLEN POLYTECHNIC UNIVERSITY (KPU) AT RICHMOND, SURREY AND LANGLEY, BRITISH COLUMBIA - Supply Chain Management Postgraduate Program and Professional Certifications Training at KPU - Established in 1981, Kwantlen Polytechnic University (KPU) has four campuses located in the Metro Vancouver region of British Columbia.

tru 100

THOMPSON RIVERS UNIVERSITY (TRU) AT KAMLOOPS, BRITISH COLUMBIA - Supply Chain Management Programs at TRU in Kamloops, British Columbia, Canada - Founded in 1970 as Cariboo College and became a university in 2005, Thompson Rivers University (TRU) is a public post-secondary and research university and offers over 140 on-campus programs and 60 Open Learning programs.

Marine Cadet, Technical & Maritime Training (College)

bcit 100

BRITISH COLUMBIA INSTITUTE OF TECHNOLOGY (BCIT) AT BURNABY & VANCOUVER - International Trade, Supply Chain Management, Co-op Marine Programs, Maritime Training & Marine Apprentice Programs - British Columbia Institute of Technology (BCIT), Canada is British Columbia’s largest post-secondary institutions with more than 48,000 students enrolled annually (16,600 full-time, 31,600 part-time).

camosun 100

CAMOSUN COLLEGE AT VICTORIA, BRITISH COLUMBIA - Marine Nautical Training Programs at Interurban Campus - The Nautical Training program is designed to prepare eligible students for a career at sea. Courses range from Basic Safety Training to long duration courses leading to a Certificate of Competency as Master or Mate, issued by Transport Canada, Marine Safety Branch.

nic 100

NORTH ISLAND COLLEGE (NIC) AT VANCOUVER ISLAND, BRITISH COLUMBIA - Marine Training Programs - NIC’s Marine Training courses are specifically designed for current mariners to upgrade their certificates and for those new to the marine industry looking for the opportunity to start their career.

viu 100

VANCOUVER ISLAND UNIVERSITY (VIU) AT VANCOUVER ISLAND, BRITISH COLUMBIA - Marine Services Technology and Motorcycle & Marine Technician Programs & Inboard/Outboard Apprenticeship in Vancouver Island - Established in 1969 as Malaspina College with the main campus Nanaimo in Vancouver Island, Vancouver Island University (VIU) internationally known university with approximately 16,000 full-time and part-time students including over 2,000 international students.

coast mountain college 100

COAST MOUNTAIN COLLEGE (CMTN), MASSET & PRINCE RUPERT, BC - Workforce Training & Transport Canada Approved Marine Training Programs in, Masset & Prince Rupert, BC Campuses - Established in 1975, Coast Mountain College (CMTN), (formerly Northwest Community College NWCC), is an accredited post-secondary institution that serves the rich and diverse communities and learners of BC’s northwest region.

wac canada 100

WESTCOAST ADVENTURE COLLEGE, SOOKE, VANCOUVER ISLAND, BC - Adventure Tourism Program with Marine & Sailing Courses and Transport Canada Certification in Sooke, BC, Canada - Located in Sooke on Vancouver Island BC, the Westcoast Adventure College (WAC) is the place for people interested in careers in Adventure Tourism.


Marine Training (Professional)

qmi 100

QUADRANT MARINE INSTITUTE (QMI) AT SIDNEY & GRANVILLE ISLAND (VANCOUVER), BRITISH COLUMBIA - Marine Service Technician Training at QMI - Quadrant Marine Institute Inc. is a private training institute based in Sidney, British Columbia, a major centre for boat building and marine repair on the Pacific Coast with a branch training facility on Granville Island (Vancouver) BC.

wmi 100

WESTERN MARITIME INSTITUTE (WMI) AT LADYSMITH, BRITISH COLUMBIA - Transport Canada Approved Marine Nautical Courses at Ladysmith, B.C. - Western Maritime Institute was established to provide marine training in urban and rural locations throughout British Columbia and Canada to meet the accreditation training standards established by Transport Canada, the Canadian Coast Guard and Industry Canada..

datum marine services 100

DATUM MARINE SERVICES, NANAIMO (VANCOUVER ISLAND), BRITISH COLUMBIA - Transport Canada Marine Accredited Small Vessel Marine Training Programs in Vancouver Island - Located in Nanaimo on Vancouver Island in British Columbia, Canada Datum Marine Services is professional marine services company which offers marine training programs.

primary response 100

PRIMARY RESPONSE, NORTH VANCOUVER, BC - Transport Canada Approved Marine First Aid Training Programs & Other First Aid & Medical Courses in Canada - Located at North Vancouver, BC in Canada, Primary Response is a nationally recognized and dynamic educational institute overseen by paramedics, physicians and other health care personnel who ensure the students receive the most up-to-date materials and latest medical techniques.

capps 100

CAPPS NORTHERN TRAINING, PRINCE RUPERT - Transport Canada Approved Maritime Training Programs in Prince Rupert BC, Canada - CAPPS Northern Training is a local maritime education business located in Prince Rupert BC and provides programs and training for the next generation of aspiring seafarers. CAPPS Northern Training is a Transport Canada Certified Marine Education on the Northwest Coast of British Columbia.

excel 100

EXCEL CAREER COLLEGE, COURTENAY - Transport Canada Approved Maritime Training Programs in Courtenay BC, Canada - Established in 1989 and located at Courtenay, British Columbia in Canada, Excel Career College offers career training courses which includes both in class and practicum components so that you can apply the knowledge you learn in the classroom to a workplace.

headsup navigation 100

HEADS-UP NAVIGATION, SIDNEY, VICTORIA & QUALICUM BEACH, BC - Transport Canada Approved Small Vessel Safety & Proficiency Training and VHF-DSC Courses in Sidney & Qualicum Beach in BC - Established in 1998 in Victoria BC, Heads-Up Navigation trains commercial skippers & crew and pleasure craft operators with Transport Canada and Industry Canada approved courses.

lands end 100

LAND’S END MARINE TRAINING, GIBSONS & POWELL RIVER, BC - Transport Canada Approved Maritime Certification Programs and Marine VHF Training in Gibsons & Powell River in British Columbia - Located at Gibsons BC in Canada, Land’s End Marine Training provides Transport Canada approved marine safety courses and licenses.

hms canada 100

HOWARD MARINE SERVICES (HMS), VANCOUVER, BC - Transport Canada & Industry Canada Approved Marine and Radio Training Programs in Vancouver, BC - Located in Vancouver, BC, Howard Marine Services (HMS) provides training and certification for crew members on small commercial vessels.

sos canada 100

SAFER OCEAN SYSTEMS (SOS), NANAIMO & GRANVILLE ISLAND, VANCOUVER BC - Transport Canada Approved Marine Training Courses; Navigation & Ship Stability Courses and Radio Communication Training in Nanaimo & Vancouver BC - Established in 1997 and located at Nanaimo, BC, Safer Ocean Systems (SOS) provides Transport Canada approved marine training courses.

wcph canada 100

WEST COAST POWERBOAT HANDLING, SIDNEY, VANCOUVER ISLAND, BC - Transport Canada Marine Courses, Radio Courses and Other Training Programs in Sidney on Vancouver Island, British Columbia - Established in 1994 and located in Sidney on Vancouver Island in British Columbia, West Coast Powerboat Handling is a marine & powerboating school providing instruction in the proper and safe methods of handling powerboats.

cibs canada 100

CIBS MARINE TRAINING, VANCOUVER - Transport Canada and Marshall Islands Approved Courses STCW Training Programs & ISM, ISPC and MLC Courses in Montreal, Quebec, Halifax, Toronto, Ottawa, and Vancouver - Located at Orleans, Ontario in Canada, CIBS Marine (Canadian International Bureau of Shipping - CIBS Group), is a Canadian incorporation established in Canada.

fmi marine 100

FMI MARINE, NORTH SAANICH - Transport Canada Approved Small Vessel Training Program in North Saanich, British Columbia - FMI Marine is a Transport Canada recognized institution that provides instruction on commercial marine related courses and marine medical examinations for seafarers.

fish safe 100

FISH SAFE, RICHMOND - Transport Canada Approved Small Vessel Training Programs in Richmond, BC - Established in 2004 and located in Richmond BC, Fish Safe operates as the BC commercial fishing industry’s designated health and safety association.

justice institute bc 100

JUSTICE INSTITUTE OF BRITISH COLUMBIA (JIBC) - Transport Canada Approved & STCW Compliant Marine Training Programs in British Columbia BC - Located in British Columbia (BC) with six campuses, Justice Institute of British Columbia (JIBC) is Canada’s leading public safety educator, a public post-secondary institution that has earned a worldwide reputation for exceptional applied education, training and research. The campuses are located in Chilliwack, Maple Ridge, New Westminster, Kelowna, Pitt Meadows and Victoria in BC.

rcmsar bc 100

ROYAL CANADIAN MARINE SEARCH AND RESCUE (RCMSAR) - Marine Search and Rescue Coxswain Training for Crew Member Leadership Development in Search and Rescue - Established in 1978 and headquartered in Sooke, BC, Royal Canadian Marine Search and Rescue (RCMSAR) is a not-for-profit volunteer-based organization.

silverstrait solutions 100

SILVERSTRAIT SOLUTIONS, VANCOUVER - Marine Facility Security Officer, Port Security Officer, Port Law Enforcement and Other Marine Security Training Programs in Greater Vancouver & Online - Located in Vancouver, British Columbia, Silverstrait Solutions Inc. offers marine transportation security training to law enforcement and port and marine facility security personnel in the Greater Vancouver region.

intl navigation school 100

INTERNATIONAL NAVIGATION SCHOOL - Celestial Navigation & Coastal Navigation Courses & Transport Canada, Marine Safety Certification Programs - Established in 1976 and located at Royston BC, International Navigation School has been providing distance-learning navigation and safety courses for professional mariners as well as onshore and offshore courses for non-professionals.

Boating & Sailing (Professional)

nauticed 100

NAUTICED INTERNATIONAL SAILING SCHOOL - Online Sailing Certification and Endorsement Programs Worldwide by NauticEd International Sailing School - NauticEd is an eLearning and sailing resume company. NauticEd helps beginner to advanced sailors get educated and build their sailing resume through highly interactive multimedia courses, a cloud based electronic logbook and access to over 500 sailing schools worldwide.

boaterexam canada 100

CANADABOATSAFETY - Founded in 2002, CanadaBoatSafety is a Transport Canada accredited provider of the Pleasure Craft Operator Card (PCOC) course, including the exam and replacement cards. Upon successfully passing the Transport Canada Boating Safety Test, CanadaBoatSafety will issue your personalized Pleasure Craft Operator Card (PCOC).

bc sailing 100

TOP CANADIAN SAILING SCHOOLS IN BRITISH COLUMBIA - Top Certified Sailing Schools in Nanaimo, Granville Island, Sidney, Surrey, North Saanich, and Vancouver in British Columbia (BC), Canada