“Life Begins Where the Land Ends”
>>> Attention! <<<
To all students taking the SVOP:
Transport Canada requires Commercial Small Vessel Operators (Captains) to have FOUR Certifications to operate a commercial vessel as a Master (Captain):
- The 4 day Small Vessel Operator Proficiency (SVOP) course.
- The 1 day Small Non-Pleasure Domestic Vessel Basic Safety (SDV-BS), formerly MED A3.
- The 1 day Marine VHF course (ROC-M) marine radio.
- Any 2 day basic first aid course.
We almost always offer these courses in succession, Monday to Saturday.
We do not offer the first aid course.
We have 3 convenient Locations to serve you:
Click here for more information on SVOP
Transport Canada Commercial Training
These courses are available for offsite training at your location.
Please click on the links above for more information.
Land’s End Marine Training offers courses at 3 locations for your convenience!
Granville Island serving the Greater Vancouver area,
Gibsons on the Lower Sunshine Coast,
and Powell River on the Upper Sunshine Coast, BC.
Unique Reasons to Train With Land’s End Marine Training
Not just any school can be a Transport Canada Marine Safety Course Provider. Instructors must have a Transport Canada Commercial Masters Certificate, an Adult Education Diploma, comply with Transport Canada Quality Management, and use certified texts and approved exams. The process takes up to two years to finally qualify and courses are audited by Transport Canada Master Mariners.
We currently have 3 Commercial Training Courses available. Please click on the links above for course information or Contact Us for information.