Course Description

This is a basic course in Ship Communication, students will learn to recognize different sound signals used by ships for maneuvering, when in both restricted visibility and in distress.

The course content for Communications is based on the Transport Canada, Marine Safety syllabus as described in TP 2293E, The Examination and Certification of Seafarers.

Learner Outcomes

Successful candidates will be issues a Transport Canada Training Certificate.



  • International Code of Signals - Available from the Camosun Library 

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.

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Supported by the Province of British Columbia

Course Details
Section Title
COMM - Communications
M, T, W
8:30AM to 4:00PM
Nov 06, 2023 to Nov 08, 2023
Schedule and Location
Total Course Hours
Delivery Options
In Class  
Course Fee(s)
Tuition non-credit $550.00
Section Notes

A non-refundable $500 registration deposit is now  an option for Nautical courses. The remaining tuition is due fourteen (14) calendar days prior to the start date of the course.  If the course is dropped the deposit will not be refunded.  

If a course is paid in full at the time of registration and dropped prior to one week before the start date a full refund is available. To drop a course paid in full please contact prosit@camosun.ca.


Camosun College is located in beautiful Victoria, British Columbia with campuses on the Traditional Territories
of the Lekwungen and WSÁNEĆ peoples. We acknowledge their welcome and graciousness to the students who seek knowledge here.

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