If you are working on the water, in boats, you should be aware that Transport Canada Marine has basic training requirements for all small commercial vessels. Current requirements for anyone operating small commercial vessels are: SVOP (Small Vessel Operator Proficiency), MED A3 (Marine Emergency Duties A3), ROC-M DSC (Radio Restricted Operator Certificate Marine with Digital Selective Calling endorsement), and MBFA (Marine Basic First Aid).
Deep Bay Marine Field Station will be offering delivery of these courses on:
December 8 – 11/14 (SVOP)
December 12/14 (MED A3)
December 13/14 (ROC-M)
The cost is $850/person for all three sessions. If you would like take this training, please contact 250 740 6611. Space is limited to 12 participants and will be given on a “first come” basis.
A brief course description for the program can be found here