The First Online Canadian Maritime Academy

Follow E-Learning STCW approved courses from the comfort of your home or onboard your ship.

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Proficiency as Ship Security Officer (SSO)

A 21 Hours Course as per ISPS & STCW
Approved & Certified by

Transport Canada

MCA UK Recognized

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Proficiency in Designated Security Duties (PDSD)

A 11.5 Hours Course as per ISPS & STCW
Approved & Certified by

Transport Canada

MCA UK Recognized

Get Certified Online in

Proficiency in Security Awareness (PSA)

A 5.5 Hours Course as per ISPS & STCW
Approved & Certified by

Transport Canada

MCA UK Recognized

Get Certified Online in

Proficiency as Company Security Officer (CSO)

A 20 Hours Course as per the ISPS Code
Approved & Certified

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Virtual Maritime Academy

As leader and the first fully online Transport Canada recognized STCW Maritime training institution, and MCA UK, AMSA recognized, Virtual Maritime Academy focus on certifying seafarer from around the world with his state of the art Learning Management System(LMS) meeting and exceeding the International Maritime Organization (IMO), Standards of Training, Certification & Watchkeeping (STCW) and the International Ship & Port Facility Security (ISPS) Code standard. We have launched in 2019 with a dedicated team to help and assist seafarers from one ocean to another to gain the knowledge and technic for they career at sea and in the maritime industry.

How it Works?

This extremely informative, internationally-recognized online academy has proved highly effective by avoiding travel and accommodation costs as there is no need to attend any exams at our center, everything is online.

Here are some How it Works videos. If you have any questions, feel free to contact us.

To enroll to one of our Online Course, click on the course you want to register, once on the course page click on the “Enroll” option just below the image, then “Your Cart” will appear on the right side of your screen. You can pay with Paypal(no need to have an account with them), by Interac Direct Transfer(for Canadian).

Our Testimonials

Mme Renaud
Mme Renaud
Student
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I surely would recommend this, at any time.
Mme Neault
Mme Neault
Student
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I recommend this program to others.
Mr Comeau
Mr Comeau
Student
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I would recommend this programme to others. I really found the videos a great way to learn
Mr Belzile
Mr Belzile
Student
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It is a very complete training on the CSO responsibilities and on the ISPS code. I recommend Virtual Maritime (Five stars)
Mr Carnes
Mr Carnes
Student
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It was a well thought out course. I enjoyed earning this way and the fact if I had any questions I could always ask in the Chat box. Looking forward to taking more courses
Mr Curtis
Mr Curtis
Student
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The layout of the course, platform and details are good. The course facilitators are quick to respond and provided help quickly.
Mr BUET
Mr BUET
Student
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This is a great course that I would surely recommend to others.And Emanuel is always available to answer questions. Mostly appreciated.
Mr. Regis
Mr. Regis
Student
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I find the course relevant and complete. I learned more compared to my previous courses taken from others. I can use your CSO Notes while performing my job in my Company as CSO.
Mr Bercea
Mr Bercea
Student
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The material in this course is very good and I recommend to all the people who work in this industry
Mme Dionne
Mme Dionne
Student
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Very professional, Emanuel was very helpful.
Mr. Grewal
Mr. Grewal
Student
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Highly recommended as you can do this course online staying at home and do any time of the day or night.
Mr. Langlois
Mr. Langlois
Student
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What a great school and concept. I have to say it was the most convenient training I took in my career. To be able to follow this course from home was just top of the top. The team was fantastic guiding me during the training and for the exam.
Mr. Pal
Mr. Pal
Student
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It saves lots of efforts, time and money. PDSD online course is worth full. It saves lots of efforts, time and money. It was very easy to access and easy to learn. Director of Virtual Maritime Emanuel was very helpful during the course and always quick reply for any help. I highly recommend this online course.
Mr. Jeanson
Mr. Jeanson
Student
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So convenient!!! Virtual Maritime Academy made is so simple for me to get the PSDS training. It is full of useful information, videos and example. I recommend Virtual Maritime Academy to anyone in the maritime industry.
Mr. Stevenson
Mr. Stevenson
Student
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The material was excellent. The course was very informative and thorough.
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FAQ

Most frequent questions and answers

If you have followed the instructions in the course, you will have read that official Training certificates are awarded 24 to 48 hours after you have completed and pass your final assessment.

We recommend using Google Chrome or Firefox Web Browser to enjoy all the functionality of our courses. Some other Web Browser, such as Internet Explorer, will not work correctly. Also, for your Final Exam, you will need to use the Google Chrome Web Browser.

Once you have made payment, you will receive a confirmation email with your login details. Once you have logged in you will be able to go on My Course section on the top menu bar. From there you will see the course you just registered to and you will be able to start your learning.

If you are located in Canada, then you will have to pay the sales tax. If you are outside Canada then you do not have to pay the sales tax.

Once you have completed the entire course and passed your Final Assessment, you will you will receive a scanned copy of your Official Traning Certificate, the original will be mailed to you.

Yes, but you are limited on the number of time you can re-take Chapter Quizzes to 2 time. For the final Assessment if you fail you will have to pay a 75$ CAD+ applicable taxes to be able to re-do it.

Yes, on every course you can go in and out as often as you like and pick up where you left off. However, if you are taking an online assessment and have started, do not exit until fully complete as the system will reset, and you’ll have to start the assessment from the beginning again.

Yes, under Transport Canada and meet with the Knowledge, Understanding and Proficiency as set out by the Merchant Navy Training Board (MNTB) and follow the IMO Model Course manuals. The courses are STCW ISPS certified under the Manila Amendments. All courses certificate are recognized by MCA UK, AMSA, USCG just to name a few.

Yes, every one of our courses are fully online. which require no attendance of a test centre as the assessment is also fully online. We are the first company to be approved by Transport Canada to run maritime security courses 100% online (PSA, PDSD, SSO, CSO and DPA).

Contact Us

Contact Info

Address 11075 Boul Henri Bourassa, CP 65054 Quebec, Quebec G1G 3X0, Canada

Telephone: 1-888-845-5071