Marine and Small Tech­ni­cal Pro­grams and Appren­tice­ships at School of Trades & Technology


Founded in 1967, Canadore Col­lege of Applied Arts And Tech­nol­ogy is located in North Bay, Ontario, Canada. Canadore has an enrol­ment of 3,500 full-​time stu­dents, 4,500 part-​time stu­dents and 34,000 grad­u­ates since its found­ing. The three main cam­puses are sit­u­ated in the city of North Bay, just 180 min­utes north of Toronto, the Avi­a­tion Cam­pus, Com­merce Court and the Edu­ca­tion Cen­ter, which is sit­u­ated on a 650-​acre wooded escarp­ment over­look­ing the city.

Canadore offers more than 80 full-​time post­sec­ondary pro­grams, along with the post-​diploma pro­grams, focused in sev­eral key aca­d­e­mic sec­tors designed to give you the skills you need to become employed and stay employed. The col­lege also offers sev­eral skilled trades and appren­tice­ship train­ing which are offered in tra­di­tional as well as alter­na­tive deliv­ery models.

Training Programs

  • Ontario Diploma in Motive Power Tech­ni­cian - Marine and Small Pow­ered Equip­ment (43 weeks): The Marine and Small Pow­ered Equip­ment pro­gram at Canadore is well respected by the indus­try it serves. Sub­ject areas cov­ered in the pro­gram include: Two and four stroke cycle engines; Elec­tri­cal and elec­tronic sys­tems; Power trains; Brake sys­tems; Steer­ing sys­tems; Applied work prac­tice and pro­ce­dures; In addi­tion, aux­il­iary equip­ment such as cut­ting attach­ments, blow­ers and help­ful acces­sories are covered.
  • Marine Small Engine Mechanic Appren­tice Pro­gram: A marine engine tech­ni­cian inspects and main­tains marine craft engine, elec­tronic, steer­ing, hydraulic, drive and propul­sion, and brak­ing sys­tems for dealer and inde­pen­denT ser­vice shops and marina oper­a­tors. Marine engine tech­ni­cian is a non-​restricted cer­ti­fied trade reg­u­lated by the Appren­tice­ship and Cer­ti­fi­ca­tion Act. On suc­cess­fully com­plet­ing the appren­tice­ship pro­gram, a per­son work­ing in this trade is enti­tled to a Cer­tifi­cate of Appren­tice­ship and can chal­lenge the trade exam­i­na­tion to obtain a Cer­tifi­cate of Qualification.


Cam­pus Loca­tion: North Bay, Ontario, Canada

Legal Recog­ni­tion /​Accred­i­ta­tion: Pub­lic Insti­tu­tion Rec­og­nized under a Pub­lic Act. Enabling Legislation:Ministry of Train­ing, Col­leges and Uni­ver­si­ties Act.

Memberships/​Affiliations: Asso­ci­a­tion of Cana­dian Com­mu­nity Col­leges (ACCC) and Cana­dian Bureau of Inter­na­tional Edu­ca­tion (CBIE) your social media marketing partner