Welcome to Maritime Environmental Training Institute (M.E.T.I.)


M.E.T.I. is a private career college, providing quality and cost-effective cross-industry environmental health and safety training, individual courses, safety services, online safety training, along with industry-approved full-time programs since incorporation in 1991.

At M.E.T.I., we specialize in delivering industry-driven occupational safety training for both the public and private sectors. We are industry leaders in delivering comprehensive environmental health safety training, individual and custom safety courses, safety services, time-saving online safety training, and career enhancing full-time programs.

In addition to our Full Time Programs and Safety Training, Courses & Services, we accommodate over 700 managers globally, who train their employees with our online safety training.

M.E.T.I. is also proud to be working with over 400 businesses and organizations, providing instructor-led occupational training, coast to coast.

At M.E.T.I., we know that an incident-free workplace is a profitable workplace.

M.E.T.I; A Career College Providing Certified Training for Today’s Industries … Coast to Coast

M.E.T.I.’s training is geared to provide students with the knowledge, skills, and certification needed to meet the requirements of a person employed in a variety of industries; whether as EHS Technicians, EHS Supervisors, EHS Consultants, EHS Advisors, Supervisors, Foremen, Hazardous Waste Supervisors, Class 1 or class 3 Operators, Scaffolders, Skilled Labourers, Temporary Workplace Signers, Traffic Control Persons, Confined Space Attendants, Fire Watchers, Bottle Watch Attendants, Hazardous Waste Workers, Lead, Asbestos or Mold Abatement Persons, and much, much more.

What Else Does Maritime Environmental Training Institute Provide?

  • Skills development training
  • Customized training for individuals, organization and companies
  • Skills upgrading
  • Corporate training
  • Youth job-preparation training
  • Safety services
  • Environmental health and safety training, courses, and online training designed and developed by certified curriculum development specialists and industry-experienced subject matter experts

At M.E.T.I., our quality keeps us busy.

Our November calendar already includes over 80 training sessions and four of our Full Time programs will be starting up.

Nov. 7 – Class 3 Driver Training – Construction & Oilfield Driver Class 3 Certificate
Nov. 7 – Skilled Labourer Training – Oilfield & Construction Skilled Labourer Certificate
Nov. 7 – Scaffold Training – SAIA Scaffold Erector Certificate
Nov. 28 – Class 1 Driver Training – Tractor Trailer Program

M.E.T.I. is centrally located in Sydney, Nova Scotia (Cape Breton) and occupies 18,000 square feet along with a modern training yard, measuring 2.5 acres, making it an ideal setting.

Our training equipment includes late model Class 1 and Class 3 Vehicles, Forklift, Zoom-Boom, Aerial Work Platform, Confined Space, Tower Rescue and Fall Protection Training Simulators, Respiratory Protection and Gas Detection equipment, a Fire Safety Simulator, a Hazardous Waste Simulator, Asbestos and Mold Abatement Simulation areas, Underground Storage Tank Training Area, along with Frame Scaffold Training, Systems Scaffolds Training and Tube and Coupler (clamp) Scaffolds Training and much more.

Check out the directions from the Canso Causeway (Route 4)
Check out the directions from the Canso Causeway (105)
Check out the directions from downtown Sydney
Check out our link on the National Association of Career Colleges
Check out Transit Cape Breton’s bus schedule

Call us today to tour our facility, to see what we have to offer or to discuss full time training options. Contact our team today: 902-539-9766, or email training@metiatlantic.com