Apply to the Canadian Coast Guard Officer Training Program: Step 1. Overview
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Step 1. Overview
We’ll train you to become an officer in the Canadian Coast Guard. The 45-month training period covers in-class theory at the College and practical experience at sea on Coast Guard vessels.
When you apply to the college, you’ll be applying for both a degree program and a job with the Public Service of Canada. You become an employee upon acceptance into the program and will receive benefits, including:
- paid education
- monthly allowances
- textbooks and uniforms
- accommodations and meals
- medical and dental coverage
- 4 weeks paid vacation leave per year (subject to operational requirements)
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