Pre-Apprenticeship - Marine Level One

Program: PAMO
Credential: Recognition of Achievement
Delivery: Full-time
Work Integrated Learning: 1 Work Placement
Length: 3 Semesters
Duration: 1 Year
Effective: Summer 2023
Location: Midland

Description

In this program, students build job readiness skills and gain trade experience in the marine trade. Students develop skills and knowledge to become successful candidates for apprenticeship. After classroom/lab-based training, students enter into a 12-week paid work placement component.

Career Opportunities

This program provides graduates with a pathway to a range of occupations in fields such as:

  • marine mechanic
  • small engine mechanic
  • entrepreneurship

Program Learning Outcomes

The graduate has reliably demonstrated the ability to:

  1. interpret workplace safety requirements in accordance with government safety regulations and approved industry standards;
  2. identify the fundamentals of accessing workplace information for parts and warranty control systems, in accordance with government safety regulations and approved industry standards;
  3. perform applied trade calculations in accordance with the requirements of applied trade related problems;
  4. perform basic heating, cutting and welding techniques in accordance with government safety regulations, approved industry standards and equipment manufacturers’ recommendations and specifications;
  5. interpret electrical wiring diagrams in accordance with government safety regulations, manufacturers’ recommendations and specifications and approved industry standards;
  6. service gasoline engine fuel systems in accordance with government safety regulations, manufacturers’ recommendations and specifications and approved industry standards;
  7. service intake and exhaust systems in accordance with government safety regulations, manufacturers’ recommendations and specifications and approved industry standards;
  8. test and describe maintenance procedures for engine systems in accordance with government safety regulations, manufacturers’ recommendations and specifications and approved industry standards;
  9. define the fundamentals of clutch systems and components in accordance with government safety regulations, manufacturers’ recommendations and specifications and approved industry standards;
  10. define the fundamentals of gear theory in accordance with government safety regulations, and approved industry standards;
  11. explain mechanical braking system fundamentals in accordance with government safety regulations, manufacturers’ recommendations and specifications and approved industry standards;

Admission Requirements

Applicants must meet the following criteria:

  • 16 years of age
  • not currently registered as an apprentice
  • Canadian citizen or permanent resident

Selection Process

  • interview
  • assessment

Graduation Requirements

10 Program Courses
6 Trade Courses
1 Work Placement

Graduation Eligibility

Students must successfully complete all required courses as noted below. Further details, if applicable, are noted under "Additional Information" above.

Program Tracking 

Plan of Study Grid
Program CoursesHours
Program Courses  
TECH 0604 First Aid / CPR / AED Level C 16
TECH 0405 WHMIS 6
TECH 0290 Forklift Operator 9
TECH 0291 Industrial Crane Slinger 9
TECH 0364 Health and Safety 15
TECH 0407 Industrial Regulations 6
TECH 0551 Working At Heights 8.5
TECH 0365 Shop Skills 36
TECH 0578 Job Search Skills 36
TECH 0624 Introduction to Small Engine Maintenance 42
Level 1 Marine Engine Apprenticeship  
SMEN 1012 Safe Working Practices and Techniques 18
SMEN 1008 Work Practices and Procedures 60
SMEN 1009 Electrical /Electronic Systems 45
SMEN 1010 Fuel Systems 24
SMEN 1005 Engine Systems 54
SMEN 1011 Braking, Transmission and Auxiliary Drive Systems 39
Work Placement  
PAMT 0003 Pre-Apprentice Work Placement Marine Level One 340
 Hours763.5
 Total Hours763.5

Disclaimer: The information in this document is correct at the time of publication. Academic content of programs and courses is revised on an ongoing basis to ensure relevance to changing educational objectives and employment market needs. 

Program outlines may be subject to change in response to emerging situations, in order to facilitate student achievement of the learning outcomes required for graduation. Components such as courses, progression, coop work terms, placements, internships and other requirements may be delivered differently than published.

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