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Before you apply

Congratulations on taking the first step towards a rewarding career with the Canadian Coast Guard! To apply to the Officer Training Program in the stream of marine engineering or marine navigation, you will need to submit an online application.

Before you submit an online application, you must:

What you need to know

After you apply online, the next step is an assessment process to evaluate you for the competencies required to become an officer cadet.

Officer cadets must abide by certain standards. Certain behaviours are expected of candidates throughout the entirety of the selection process. During this process you will be expected to:

Failure to follow these guidelines may result in the termination of your application.

Returning applicants

If you have applied to the Officer Training Program in the past, you are required to reapply and go through the assessment process to be considered for the next intake.

If you have questions about the application process, you are encouraged to attend a recruitment event or contact a recruiter before submitting an online application.

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