Marine Communications and Traffic Officer
What academic training and professional development do I need?
MCTS Officer Training at the Canadian Coast Guard College in Sydney Nova Scotia.
Where can I Study?
The Canadian Coast Guard College in Sydney Nova Scotia is the only institution offering MCTS Officer Training. The 25-week program is offered in both official languages and consists of mixed theory and practical simulator classes. After successfully completion of the College Program, students will be certified MCTS Officer after 4 to 5 months on-the-job training in a MCTS Centre.
What are my career opportunities?
- MCTS Centre Shift Supervisor;
- Canadian Coast Guard College Instructor;
- Various positions within the Federal Public Service.
What qualities and interests are essentials?
- Interest in the marine field;
- Good oral expression abilities;
- Initiative, judgment and tolerance to stress;
- Enjoy team work;
- Interest in using highly advanced equipment;
- Be able to work irregular schedules of 8 or 12 hours (day and night).
Average annual initial income: 48 000 $ - 63 000 $
Salary increases with ranks.
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