Occupational Certificates

Occupational Certificates are credentials based on recognition of an individual’s competencies, skills, abilities and knowledge. This new credential will open provincial certification to more industries.

ITA recently piloted this occupational certificate program:

Shipyard Labourer

Shipyard Labourers provide services in the shipbuilding and repair industry, including:

  • Cleaning yard
  • Materials delivery
  • Setting up for specified work on a vessel
  • Preparing vessel surfaces
  • Performing fire watch and hole watch duties
  • Assisting in docking and undocking vessels

Shipyard labourers understand marine industry fundamentals and are able to work well in a team, use appropriate tools, equipment and PPE as required by shipyard regulations and workplace safety procedures.