Maritime Education Associates (MEA) was established to provide marine training in urban and rural locations throughout British Columbia and Canada to meet the accreditation training standards established by Transport Canada, the Canadian Coast Guard and Industry Canada for the fishing, commercial and recreational marine industry.
Maritime Education Associates and The Western Maritime Institute is a Private Post Secondary Education Institute accredited with the Private Career Training Institutions Agency of British Columbia under registration number 3662.
We are also accredited with Det Norske Veritas under their Standard for Certification of Maritime Academies No. 3.401, Nov. 2004.
All MEA instructors are individually accredited by Transport Canada for the courses they teach and hold the approved Provincial teaching credentials.