Marine Institute of Memorial University of Newfoundland

Remotely Operated Vehicles (ROV) Operator

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Program Information

School:Marine Institute of Memorial University of Newfoundland
Degree:Diploma; Co-op
Field of Study:Fishing and Fisheries Sciences and Management
Marine Biology and Biological Oceanography
Description:Fly high in the underwater world of Remotely Operated Vehicles. A career as a ROV pilot/technician offers you the unique experience to combine your engineering, technology, computer and science skills in an oceans environment. Our program, the only one of its kind in Canada, provides you with a solid grounding in electronics and mechanical technology through classroom, simulation and work place training to operate, maintain, and repair ROV systems. Your success will come from your knowledge of a wide range of work class vehicles, aptitude to perform ROV maintenance, understanding of specialized ROV systems, ability to work safely in difficult oceans environments, and talent to pilot or “fly” these underwater robots.

This two-year program is comprised of four thirteen week academic terms, two technical sessions and an eight week work term.
URL:Remotely Operated Vehicles (ROV) Operator at Marine Institute of Memorial University of Newfoundland
Length:2 Year(s)
Careers:Agricultural and Fish Products InspectorsNatural and Applied Science Policy Researchers, Consultants and Program Officers

Admission Requirements


These courses are intended as guidelines. Speak to your guidance counsellor to see what courses are offered at your school.

    You must meet the Marine Institute’s Application and Admission Regulations either immediately upon graduation from high school, following a period of employment subsequent to graduation, or by transfer from another post-secondary institution. Applicants are required to provide proof of physical fitness through the Canadian Association of Petroleum Producers (CAPP) Offshore Medical.

    * We make every attempt to provide accurate information on prerequisites, programs, and tuition. However, this information is subject to change without notice and we highly recommend that you contact the school to confirm important information before applying.

    Modified on August 25, 2019