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Our certificates and courses meet the national accreditation training standards established by Transport Canada for the fishing, commercial and recreational marine industry. Provincially, we are accredited by The Private Training Institutions Branch of BC and internationally by Det Norske Veritas – Germanischer Lloyd, the international classification society. We have also been granted Education Quality Assurance of B.C. designation that allows us to enrol international students holding study permits.

Online Learning

Do not be dissuaded by distance. Your career goals are unique and the pursuant of such goals shouldn’t be on hold because of everyday life. Irrespective of your location , WMI is bringing the classroom to you.

We now offer a selected number of courses online. Please see the list below for schedule and cost.

For technical assistance regarding your online course, please email

Marine Online Courses

SEN – Electronic Positioning Systems (Former SEN 1A)

Location Start Date End Date Tuition Status
Online May 14, 2024 May 30, 2024 $2,800 OPEN
Online Jul. 31, 2024 Aug. 16, 2024 $3,000 OPEN
Online Nov. 14, 2024 Nov. 29, 2024 $3,000 OPEN
Online Jan. 06, 2025 Jan. 21, 2025 $3,000 OPEN
This course is designed to provide students with the knowledge of the principles, ability to use and the skill required for the correct operation of the navigational equipment.

This course is approved by the Private Training Institutions Branch of BC.

Please note: Knowledge of Chartwork and plotting would be beneficial in taking this course.

Meteorology Level 1

Location Start Date End Date Tuition Status
Ladysmith Oct. 21, 2024 Nov. 05, 2024 $2,450 OPEN
Online Dec. 02, 2024 Dec. 17, 2024 $2,450 OPEN

This course provides students with the knowledge needed to use and interpret information from a vessel’s meteorological instruments. Students learn about various weather systems, reporting procedures, and recording systems.

This course is approved by the Private Training Institutions Branch of BC.