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Marine and Small Technical Programs and Apprenticeships at School of Trades & Technology in Canada


Founded in 1967, Canadore College of Applied Arts And Technology is located in North Bay, Ontario, Canada. Canadore has an enrolment of 3,500 full-time students, 4,500 part-time students and 34,000 graduates since its founding. The three main campuses are situated in the city of North Bay, just 180 minutes north of Toronto, the Aviation Campus, Commerce Court and the Education Center, which is situated on a 650-acre wooded escarpment overlooking the city.

Canadore offers more than 80 full-time postsecondary programs, along with the post-diploma programs, focused in several key academic sectors designed to give you the skills you need to become employed and stay employed. The college also offers several skilled trades and apprenticeship training which are offered in traditional as well as alternative delivery models.

Training Programs

  • Ontario Diploma in Motive Power Technician - Marine and Small Powered Equipment (45 weeks): The Marine and Small Powered Equipment program at Canadore is well respected by the industry it serves. Subject areas covered in the program include: Two and four stroke cycle engines; Electrical and electronic systems; Power trains; Brake systems; Steering systems; Applied work practice and procedures; In addition, auxiliary equipment such as cutting attachments, blowers and helpful accessories are covered.
  • Marine Small Engine Mechanic Apprentice Program: A marine engine technician inspects and maintains marine craft engine, electronic, steering, hydraulic, drive and propulsion, and braking systems for dealer and independenT service shops and marina operators. Marine engine technician is a non-restricted certified trade regulated by the Apprenticeship and Certification Act. On successfully completing the apprenticeship program, a person working in this trade is entitled to a Certificate of Apprenticeship and can challenge the trade examination to obtain a Certificate of Qualification.

Canadore College Facts

Campus Location: North Bay, Ontario, Canada

Legal Recognition / Accreditation: Public Institution Recognized under a Public Act. Enabling Legislation:Ministry of Training, Colleges and Universities Act.

Memberships/Affiliations: Association of Canadian Community Colleges (ACCC) and Canadian Bureau of International Education (CBIE)

Last updated: January 16, 2017

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