Marine Sector

SSTL delivers two recognized standards of marine training, STCW 95 and the specific domestic (Transport Canada) crew safety certification, to meet the needs of vessels of different sizes with different safety equipment requirements and the needs of clients operating in Canadian or other jurisdictions.

The domestic vessel safety certification stream includes the smaller vessels which are limited in the distance they can operate from shore or do not carry a lifeboat or rescue boat and or do not carry breathing apparatus for firefighting.

MED A1 Crew members who do are on vessels that do not need the STCW Basic Safety course.Fishing vessels not more than 15 GT operating not more than 2 miles from shore in sheltered waters.
MED A2 Small vessel operators where they have a responsibility for inspecting and maintaining safety equipment and for passenger safety in an emergency.
MED A3 Crew members of non-pleasure vessel of not more than 150 gross tons operating not more than 25 nautical miles from shore.
Small Vessel Operator Proficiency (SVOP) Persons operating small commercial vessels, other than tugs or fishing vessels, up to 5 gross tonnage engaged on a near coastal voyage, class 2 or sheltered waters voyage, or for fishing vessels up to 15 gross tonnage or 12 meters overall length engaged on a near coastal voyage, class 2 (including an inland voyage on Lake Superior or Lake Huron) or on a sheltered water voyage.