MARINE TRAINING CENTRE

- – DUE TO THE UNTIMELY DEATH OF CAPTAIN BRIAN BROOKS, INSTRUCTOR, THE MARINE TRAINING CENTRE IS CLOSED – -

The largest and busiest fresh water port in Canada, Hamilton Harbour plays an important role in the movement of domestic and international cargo throughout the Great Lakes and along the St. Lawrence Seaway.

Base to two tug companies, ship drydocking facilities, ship chandlering, bunkering, rail and ro-ro container handling, it has more than 11,000 m of docking facilities for light commercial vessels, bulk carriers, tankers and ocean-going cargo vessels.

The port is also a centre for marine research and education, home to Canada Centre for Inland Waters and the HWT Centre. ┬áIt is also home to HMCS Haida – a popular public attraction and national historic site.

Prominently located on Pier 8, with state-of-the-art facilities, Hamilton Harbour Marine Training Centre, operated by the Hamilton Waterfront Trust, is a fully-accredited commercial marine course provider issuing Transport Canada certificates of qualification.

Courses offered are:marine school

  • Small Vessel Operator Proficiency (SVOP)
  • Marine Emergency Duties (MEDA3)
  • Small Vessel Machinery Operator (SVMO)
  • On-Water Small Vessel Manoeuvring (OSVM)

For those seeking employment in the sightseeing tour boat industry:

Small Seasonal Passenger-Carrying Vessel Safety (MED A2LL) for Non-Certificated Deck Crew;

and,

Small Seasonal Passenger-Carrying Vessel Safety (MED A2L) for Certified Deck Crew Officers (vessels less than 60 gross tonnage).

Contact us for details – – hwt.marine.training@gmail.com