Commercial Courses


Through International Maritime Training & The Justice Institute

International Maritime Training (IMT) is a Division of International Yacht Training (IYT). IMT and The Justice Institute of British Columbia have joined forces and are working in association to provide marine training to enforcement, rescue, and tactical forces globally.

Who Is International Maritime Training? International Maritime Training (IMT) is a division of International Yacht Training (IYT). IMT was formed to work in association with the Justice Institute of B.C. to offer marine training to various police, rescue, and tactical agencies globally.

IYT, the parent company:

  • Is the largest yacht training organization in the world.
  • Operates 200 schools in 52 different countries.
  • Offers 31 different nautical courses.
  • Trains approximately 70% of the world’s superyacht crew.
  • Courses are approved by 26 governments worldwide.
  • Offers dual certification with national authorities.

Who Is Training Available For?

  • Marine Police
  • Navy
  • Border Security
  • National Guard
  • Naval Reserves
  • Coast Guard Auxiliary
  • Naval Cadets
  • Search & Rescue
  • Special Forces
  • Firefighting Units
  • Fishery Protection

Subjects Covered

  • Marine Communications VHF-SRC Operations
  • Safety Equipment
  • Sea Survival
  • Navigation
  • Meteorology
  • Collision Regulations
  • Marine Medical
  • Electronic Aids to Navigation
  • Stability & Construction
  • General Ships Knowledge
  • Search & Rescue Techniques
  • Nautical Chartwork
  • Tides & Currents
  • Pilotage & Passage Planning
  • Maritime Law
  • Boat handling and Manoeuvering
  • Marine Firefighting
  • General Engineering Knowledge

Marine Police Certification

  • Small Powerboat & RIB Master
  • Marine Communications (VHF –SRC)
  • General Engineering Knowledge (GEK)
  • Fast Rescue Boat
  • International Certificate of Competency (ICC)
  • Marine Police Powerboat Operator – Crew
  • Marine Police Powerboat Operator – Coxswain
  • Marine Police Powerboat Operator – Commander