Nautical Institute

Address 1
226 Reeves St.
Port Hawkesbury
Postal/Zip Code
B9A 2A2
(902) 625-4228
(902) 625-0193
Members Of
Accredited By
Transport Canada
Year Founded
Average Class Size
Enrolment #s
Entrance Requirements
High School completion
Tuition Fees
$3415 (1st and 2nd) and $5225 for Advanced Diploma
Language of Operation
Academic Year
Sept. - June

The Nautical Institute is housed at the NSCC Strait Area Campus in Port Hawkesbury, Nova Scotia. It offers four year Engineering and Navigation cadet programs as well as a broad range of training to meet the needs of the commercial marine industry. MARINE DIPLOMA & ADVANCED DIPLOMA PROGRAMS Combine academic study and a work term at sea to become a marine engineer, navigator or ship’s cook. Programs range in length from 1 to 3 years. Graduates can expect salaries starting as high as $70,000. • Marine Engineering Technology Diploma • Marine Mechanical Technician • Marine Engineering Technology Advanced Diploma • Marine Navigation Technology Diploma • Marine Navigation Technology Advanced Diploma • Electro Technical Officer • Culinary Skills with Ship’s Cook Concentration View program details at: QUICK-START MARINE PROGRAMS Get the hands-on training you need to quickly begin a career at sea. Programs combine academic and sea time and range in length from 15 to 26 weeks. Graduates leave ready for an entry-level position in the marine sector with salaries starting from $45,000. • Bridge Watch Rating.  View quick-start marine programs at MARINE CERTIFICATION The Nautical Institute offers training to seafarers who need to re-certify or who want to advance their career in the marine sector. Courses are delivered throughout the year in: • Engineering • Navigation • Safety View marine courses at INDUSTRY TRAINING The Nautical Institute develops and delivers industry training to dozens fo clients each year. • Training is provided onsite at the Nautical Institute or can be brought to an employer’s location. For more information about industry training contact: 902-625-4228

Scholarships, Loans, Correspondence, Coop Program, Placement Assistance, Housing Assistance all available