Fishing Master Class 4

The holder of the Fishing Master 4 Certificate of Competency may act as Master on board a Fishing Vessel of not more than 100 gross tonnage engaged on a Near Coastal or Sheltered Waters voyage and as Officer in Charge of the Watch of a Fishing Vessel of any tonnage engaged on Near Coastal and Sheltered Waters Voyages.

Candidates must be at least 18 years of age on the day on which they receive the Fishing Master, Fourth Class Certificate of Competency and acquire the following sea service:

  • after having reached 16 years of age, acquire at least 12 months sea service performing deck duties on one or more vessels that are 6 metres or more in length; or
  • 15 years of age, for at least 12 months sea service acquired on fishing vessels that are 6 metres or more in length.

Candidates must provide the following certificates to the examiner:

The Fishing Master 4 Certificate candidate must pass the following examinations:

This program does not require approval by the Private Training Institution Branch (PTIB) of the Ministry of Advanced Education, Skills & Training. As such, PTIB did not review this program.

Program Schedule

Courses Dates Cost
MED Domestic Vessel Safety  Jan. 03 – 06, 2023 $1,050
Chartwork & Pilotage Level 1 Jan. 09 – 24, 2023 $1,650
Navigation Safety Level 1 Jan. 25- Feb. 02, 2023 $1,010
Restricted Operator Certificate-Marine Commercial Feb. 06- 08, 2023 $675
Marine Advanced First Aid Feb. 13- 17, 2023 $900
Simulated Electronic Navigation- Limited Mar. 20 – 23, 2023 $1,000
Ship Construction & Stability Level 1 Feb. 21 – Mar. 06, 2023 $1,280
Total Tuition   $7,565

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