Nov 13, 2017

ABYC LogoJoin the 3,000+ ABYC Certified Technicians around the world trained at the highest level to ensure that the work that they perform, whether design, repair or installation, is in accordance with ABYC Standards. ABYC is conducting several courses this fall in Canada.


Here are the opportunities coming this fall.

ABYC Marine Electrical Certification (Ontario)

This course is designed for experienced marine professionals working with marine electrical
system design, installation or repair and will provide the student with a comprehensive and focused look at the key ABYC standards.

When: December 11-14, 2017
Where: Kingston, Ontario
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ABYC Marine Systems Certification (British Columbia)

This course is designed for experienced marine professionals working with marine systems design, installation or repair and will provide the student with a comprehensive and focused look at the key ABYC standards.

When: February 5-8, 2018
Where: Campbell River, British Columbia
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ABYC Marine Systems Certification (Ontario)

This course is designed for experienced marine professionals working with marine systems design, installation or repair and will provide the student with a comprehensive and focused look at the key ABYC standards.

When: February 26 - March 1, 2018
Where: Midland, Ontario
Learn More & Register


View ABYC's Class Calendar online to see the full list of upcoming classes. Questions? Contact Sandy Brown at 410-990-4460 x101 This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

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