After successfully passing the exams, candidates for a BCCP position will be entered into a 9-24 month apprenticeship phase. Under the direction of senior BC marine pilots, candidates increase their knowledge and experience with further hands-on and simulation-style training to handle different types of ships and tugs and multiple situations.
5. Additional training.
Pilots are lifetime-mariners who are professional and committed to constant learning. Specialized technical training, particularly as new ships with advanced technology are continually developed, sharpens the pilots’ skills. They also share these learnings with partners in the marine industry to help ensure shipping navigation in BC waters is world-class.
Actively recruiting new marine pilots
Marine School + Sea Time + Certifications
Continuous Learning, Confident, Detail Oriented
Deep local knowledge, spanning generations.