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TC Approved Full Range of Certification from Bridge Watch Rating to Master Mariner and Engine Rating to Chief Engineer, & Other Maritime Training Programs in Summerside PE

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Founded in 1969, Holland College is the provincial community college for the Canadian province of Prince Edward Island (PEI). With over 2400 full-time and 120 part-time students, Holland College has more than 65 full-time career training programs to help you reach your goals. The Holland College Marine Training Center (MTC) is located in the city of Summerside, Prince Edward Island, just minutes from the Confederation Bridge.

Marine Training Center has been providing Transport Canada approved training to the marine industry for more than three decades. In addition to the full range of certification from deckhand to master mariner, the center offers a number of specialized courses and customized training. MTC has built an international reputation on quality and flexibility. Holland College-trained mariners are currently crewing vessels of all kinds - petroleum tankers, passenger ferries, container ships and offshore supply vessels - throughout the Atlantic region and around the world.

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Training Programs


Bridge and Engine Rating

Dynamic Positioning

  • Dynamic Positioning Induction (5 days)
  • Dynamic Positioning Simulation/Advance (5 days)

Deck Officer Certification / Navigation

  • Cargo 1/2/3 (20-25 days per subject)
  • Celestial Navigation 1/2 (30 days per subject)
  • Chartwork & Pilotage 1/2 (25 days per subject)
  • Communications 1&2 (10 days)
  • Engineering Knowledge 1/2 (20 days per subject)
  • General Ship Knowledge 1/2/3 (20 days per subject)
  • Meteorology 1/2 (20-25 days per subject)
  • Navigation Safety 1/2 (15 days per subject)
  • Navigation Systems & Instruments (20 days)
  • Ship Construction & Stability 1/2/3/4/5 (20-25 days per subject)
  • Ship Management 1/2/3/4 (15-20 per subject)
  • Orals (10-20 days)

Leadership and Teamwork

  • Leadership & Managerial Skills (5 days)
  • Leadership & Teamwork (4 days)

Practical Skills for Marine Engineering (PSME)

  • PSME Electrical (5 days)
  • PSME Machining (2 weeks)
  • PSME Welding (2 weeks)

Passenger Safety Management

  • Passenger Safety Management and Specialized (3 days)

Radio Courses

  • Radio Operators Certificate - Maritime
  • Radio Operators Certificate - Maritime Commercial ROCMC (4 days)
  • General Operators Certificate GMDSS (10 days)

Simulator - Bridge and Engine

  • Simulated Electronic Navigation - Limited (4 days)
  • Electronic Positioning Systems - EPS (2 weeks)
  • Simulated Electronic Navigation - Operational (8 weeks)
  • Simulated Electronic Navigation - Management (3 weeks)
  • Propulsion Plant Simulator Level 1 (3 weeks)
  • Propulsion Plant Simulator Level 2 (2 weeks)

STCW Refresher Courses

  • Officer Refresher (4 days)
  • Ratings Refresher (3 days)

STCW / MED and SVOP Training

  • Proficiency in Survival Craft and Rescue Boats other than Fast Rescue Boats - STCW V1/2-1 (4 days)
  • Basic Safety - STCW VI / I - I (1 week)
  • Advanced FireFighting -STCW VI/3 (5 days)
  • Domestic Vessel Safety (3 days)
  • Domestic Passenger Vessel Safety (4days)
  • Small Non-Pleasure Vessel Basic Safety
  • Small Vessel Operator (4 days)

Tanker

  • Oil & Chemical Tanker Familiarization (10 days)
  • Specialized Oil Tanker (1 week)
  • Specialized Chemical Tanker (6 days)

First Aid

  • Marine Basic First Aid (2 days)
  • Marine Advanced First Aid (5 days)

Other Maritime Courses

  • Bridge Resource Management (4 days)
  • ECDIS (5 days)
  • Maritime Law and Ships Business (5 days)
  • Vessel Personnel With Security Responsibility (2 days)
  • Z-Drive Tug Handling (4 days)
  • Power Engineering
  • Watchkeeping Mate and Watchkeeping Mate Near Coastal Orals

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