This is an entry level course designed to provide mariners with a basic knowledge of: the characteristics of the various weather systems, reporting procedures and recording systems; use of meteorological instruments found on board ships; interpretation of weather information; interpretation of a synoptic chart, and weather routing.
Please purchase prior to the course
- Maritime Meteorology, by Reeds - www.nauticalmind.com/106253/reeds-maritime-meteorology-4th-ed/
Required for the following certificates of competencies:
- Watchkeeping Mate, Near Coastal,
- Watchkeeping Mate,
- Master 150T, Domestic
- Master 500T, Domestic
- Master 500T, Near Coastal
This program qualifies for the StrongerBC future skills grant, which provides funding of up to $3500 per person for short-term skills training. Please visit the ProSIT StrongerBC page to confirm your eligibility and to learn how to apply.
Supported by the Province of British Columbia