Electrician Endorsement: Marine

The optional Marine Electrician Endorsement is a specialization over and above the Construction or Industrial Electrician Certificate of Qualification with Red Seal. A Qualified Construction or Industrial Electrician with Marine Electrician endorsement is able to install and maintain electrical equipment in a marine environment and is responsible for the safe operation and distribution of AC and DC electrical power to the various ship systems. For a full description please see the Marine Electrician program profile.

Record Book

Program Updates:

Endorsement Exam Updates

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Endorsement Exam Information

Program Information

The documents below offer detailed information specific to this program.

  • Program Profile
  • Describes the requirements for apprentices and challengers to earn certification
  • Download(PDF 127.64 KB)
  • Program Outline
  • Guidelines for delivery of technical training at ITA Recognized Training Providers
  • Download(PDF 771.52 KB)

Challenge Certification/Recognize Prior Experience

If you have significant work experience in a trade but have never been certified in Canada, you may apply to challenge the certification.


If you sponsor apprentices but have never been certified in Canada, you may request to supervise and sign-off apprentices when they are ready to be certified. Please refer to the application form on whether this trade qualifies.

  • Instructions
  • How to Apply
  • Download(PDF 260.34 KB)
  • Application Form
  • Personal information and exams scheduling information (for challenge option)
  • Download(PDF 173.84 KB)
  • Employer Declaration
  • Document of relevant work experience
  • Download(PDF 61.59 KB)
  • Statutory Declaration
  • Attestation for self-employment/work experience when employer cannot be contacted
  • Download(PDF 114.42 KB)