Navigation Officer Alternative titles: Captain, Ship Pilot, Deck Officer, Ship Line Agent

$34.10/h Average Salary
Job Prospects

What are the main duties?

  • Steer oncarrying vessels, tugboats, barges and ferries.
  • Supervise and coordinate sailors' work.
  • Ensure that emergency equipment is in proper working condition.
  • Perform sailing and docking maneuvers. 
  • Observe and record information on weather and marine conditions.

Is it right for you?

  • You want to travel.
  • You enjoy the ocean.
  • You are organized and responsible.
  • You show good judgement and enjoy problem solving.

Have you thought about...


Navigation Program available in French only

Where is this program being offered?
regions quebec Bas-Saint-Laurent
Job Placement Rate
40% Job Placement Rate
5% % who pursue further education
Duration of training 2700h
33 months
Are you eligible? Check your eligibility
Want more info? Program details