This unit group is for ship's captain an other deck officers: Deck officers operate ships or self-propelled vessels to transport passengers and cargo on oceans and coastal and inland waters, and supervise and co-ordinate the activities of deck crews.
Halifax, South Shore, Cape Breton
Trades certificate or diploma
Transport Canada - Certificate of Competency for Watchkeeping Mate
Ship's Navigation Officers are responsible for the safety of the ship, your crew and any other person on board the vessel. They may plan and execute safe passage using navigational aids and determine the geographical position ships using navigational instruments, maps, and charts. They may also direct and oversee the loading and unloading of cargo; and record on the ship's log the vessel's progress, crew's activities, and weather and sea conditions.
A Ship's Navigation Officer performs some or all of the following duties:
* The employment outlook over the next few years for this occupational group is "fair", which indicates the changes of a qualified individual finding work is around average.
Successful completion of this exam enables you to secure a job in the Marine industry as a Ship's navigation officer.