Course Description

This course is to meet the requirements of the Marine Personnel Regulations for the Domestic Fishing, Chief Mate and Master certificate of competency. Students will learn the application of electronic navigation systems and instrument typically found onboard coastal vessels to maintain watch-keeping standards. The student will gain knowledge of the principles, the use, and skill required for the proper operation of typical navigation electronic equipment found on board a coastal vessel.


Students must have successfully completed at least the following training examinations prior to register for the SEN-L training course:

1) Radio Communication (ROC-M) or (ROC-MC)

2) Participants must have prior training in topics such as Chart Work and Navigation Safety in order to have background knowledge required for the navigation of a vessel under simulated condition


Required: Please bring a Candidate Document Number (CDN), and photo ID to present to instructor. (Contact Transport Canada, 250-363-0394 to obtain your CDN).

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


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We are especially grateful to live, work, and play on the traditional territories of the Lekwungen (Songhees, Esquimalt), Malahat, Pacheedaht, Scia'new, T'Sou-ke, and WSÁNEĆ (Pauquachin, Tsartlip, Tsawout, Tseycum) peoples. We acknowledge their welcome and graciousness to the students who seek knowledge here.

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