Are you looking for a career in the recreational boating industry? Are you 16 years of age or older, a Canadian citizen or a landed immigrant, and not already registered as an apprentice?

The Boating Ontario Marine Technician Pre-Apprenticeship program may be for you!

It’s not a job, it’s a lifestyle! The recreational boating industry offers excellent opportunities to build a strong career in a great and fun work environment.

This FREE 35-week program offers academic upgrading in apprenticeship math, communications, shop skills and the in-school requirement for Level One Marine Engine Technicians. Students that successfully complete the academic portion of the program are required to complete a 12-week paid placement.


  1. Submit Application — This form is available from Boating Ontario Association, Georgian College Midland Campus or electronically. When submitting, please attach a current resume.
  2. Attend an Assessment Session — If selected, you will need to attend a session to assess levels in English, math and mechanical aptitude.
  3. Attend a Personal Interview — All candidates will be asked to attend a personal interview. Ensure you have the following: resume, valid drivers licence and letters of recommendation (would be considered an asset).

Applications are being accepted until April 10, 2017. To apply or for more information, visit or contact Cynthia Hodgson – Marketing Manager, Boating Ontario

Phone: 888-547-6662 Email:

This program is in partnership with Georgian College, Midland Campus and funded by the government of Ontario.