Course Presentation

The following is a list of training courses and programs offered by the Continuing Education Department. Do not hesitate to contact us if you have any questions, require further information or have a specific requirement!


Continuing Education

  • Fishing Master, Class IV
  • Fishing Master, Class III
  • Master 150 Gross Tonnage, Domestic
  • Master, Limited for a Vessel of less than 60 Gross Tonnage
  • Mechanics for fishing vessels
  • Professional Fishing Diploma: Some modules of the Professional Fishing Diploma of Voctaional Studies can be taken via the Continuing Education Department


Accredited Training Courses

Transport Canada

  • Small Vessel Operator Proficiency Certificate
  • Domestic Vessel Safety (DVS) and Small Domestic Vessel Basic Safety (SDV-BS)
  • Simulated Electronic Navigation - Limited (SEN - Limited)
  • Meteorology 1 (MET 1)
  • Chartwork and Pilotage Level 1
  • Ship Stability and Construction 1

Business and Industry Canada

  • Restricted Operator Certificate – Maritime Commercial (ROC-MC)

Canadian Red Cross

  • Marine Advanced First Aid
  • Marine Basic First Aid


Service for Industry

The Continuing Education Department of the ÉPAQ also offers tailor-made courses for businesses and individuals (subject to a minimum number of participants)

Fishing and Navigation

  • Radar
  • Marine GPS
  • Electronic and Paper Chartwork
  • Netmending


  • Fish and Shellfish Farming
  • Recirculation and Biofiltration

Aquatic Product Processing

  • Safety Regulations and Standards
  • Food Hygiene Safety
  • Quality Management and Control
  • Production
  • Occupational Health and Safety