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 Remotely Operated Vehicles (ROV) Operator
SchoolMarine Institute of Memorial University of Newfoundland
LocationSt. John's, NL, Canada
School TypeUniversity
School Size
Length2 Year(s)
Entry Grade (%)*
  •  Grade12 English 
  •  Grade12 Mathematics 
  •  Grade12 Biology  or  Grade12 Earth and Space Science  or  Grade12 Chemistry  or  Grade12 Physics 
Prerequisites NotesYou 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.
DescriptionFly 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.
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