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Welcome to Maritime Environmental Training Institute

We are a private career college, providing Certified Environmental and Safety Training for Today’s Industries — Coast to Coast.

At Maritime Environmental Training Institute, our quality keeps us busy.

Our calendar is full of opportunities for training at METI. Our schedule includes  OSSA Courses(Energy Safety Canada), Traffic Control Person, Skid Steer Operator Safety Training, H2S Alive (Energy Safety Canada), Basic Frame Scaffolding (Staging) User & Erector and many, many more.

This is  a great time to think about spring plans. It is an exciting time for anyone interested in Class 1,  Class 3 Driver Training, EHST, Earthmoving Operator, Scaffolding Program or the Oilfield & Construction Skilled Labourer training. These programs all start in early to mid spring.    Visit our programs page for more information and start dates.

Our training and programs are recognized and trusted by employers. METI is proud to work with more than 500 businesses and 700 on-line facilitators globally. 

NOTICES:

Temporary Office Closure (METI & Young Drivers) – Updated March 26, 2020

Our office will be temporarily closed for the next week – possibly longer, as we follow the advice of government officials and stay home during the COVID-19 health crisis. METI & Young Drivers are closely following the situation and will provide furthers update as soon as we can. 

METI will continue to post updates on our Facebook page and website (homepage).  Young Drivers updates will be posted on the Young Drivers Facebook page, METI page and YD Instagram page. Please adhere to all local regulations and do your part to ensure our community gets through this together. 

During this office closure, we can still be reached by email or by calling our phone number and leaving a voicemail. Messages will be periodically checked throughout the day and returned as soon as possible.

We ask students enrolled in one of our full-time programs to check their email for an update. 

The Young Drivers Learn to Drive Program scheduled to start on April 4, 2020 has been postponed. We are working on an online option for the in-class training and will post updates.

 

Update from Energy Safety Canada – March 23, 2020

Energy Safety Canada has added to the list of certificate extensions and is granting extensions for the following courses:

  • H2S Alive
  • First Line Supervisor Blowout Prevention
  • Second Line Supervisors Well Control
  • Well Service Blowout Prevention
  • Coiled Tubing Well Service Blowout Prevention
  • Detection and Control
  • Oilfield Driver Awareness
  • OSSA Fall Protection
  • OSSA Confined Space
  • OSSA Elevated Work Platform

For these courses, any Certificate of Completion previously issued by Energy Safety Canada or the Oil Sands Safety Association (OSSA), that has an expiry date between January 1, 2020 and September 1, 2020 will be deemed by Energy Safety Canada to have not expired and will remain valid up to and including September 1, 2020.

OSSA Certifications must bear the holographic OSSA security label and may be validated with the provider that issued the certificate.

Certificates will not be re-printed and no action is required to qualify for the extension. Worker profiles will be updated and can be verified using ESC’s online Certificate Validation tool.

Please visit EnergySafetyCanada.com for further information. You can also reach ESC at 1.800.667.5557

 

Update from Nova Scotia Transportation and Infrastructure – March 25, 2020

To help reduce the impact on workers currently certified as Traffic Control Person (TCP) or Temporary Workplace Signer (TWS), Nova Scotia Transportation and Infrastructure Renewal (NSTIR, department) has introduced the following temporary measures:

  • TCP/TWS certificates which have expired as of March 1, 2020, or in the near future, will remain valid until further notice. Workers are still required to have their certificates on them while performing TCP/TWS duties. They are not required to obtain a new certificate at this time
  • Workers requiring a new certificate due to loss or damage, may contact trafficpermits@novascotia.ca to make arrangements until the original Certificate can be printed and mailed.
  • The Department of Labour and Advanced Education has been notified of the expiry date extension and have agreed to the terms and will not be enforcing expiry dates (as stated above) at this time, but will require workers to have their recently expired certification on their person while performing TCP/TWS duties
  • Workers who have never held TCP/TWS certification, will not be allowed to perform TCP/TWS duties until courses resume and they have successfully completed the appropriate TCP/TWS certification.

 

Update:  WorkplaceNL extends validity of certification safety training certificates – March 19, 2020

St. John’s, NL – WorkplaceNL is extending the validity of certification safety training certificates as training courses may not be available during the COVID-19 pandemic. A worker’s safety training certificate that expired on or after February 28, 2020 will remain valid until June 30, 2020. The worker will then have to recertify by August 30, 2020.

Certificates for which extensions are granted are:

  • Confined space entry
  • Fall protection
  • Mine rescue
  • Power line hazards
  • Traffic control person
  • First-aid
  • Occupational Health and Safety Committee Member/Representative/Designate
  • Musculoskeletal injury prevention
  • Supervisor safety

Employers and supervisors are required to continuously assess the competency of workers to ensure they work safely. If a worker’s competency is not satisfactory, employers and supervisors should take reasonable actions to mitigate the risk of unsafe work.

WorkplaceNL will provide another update if there are further changes. For more information, please contact OHS.Training@workplacenl.ca 

 

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Public Advisory: WorkplaceNL extends validity of certification safety training certificates (March 19, 2020)

St. John’s, NL – WorkplaceNL is extending the validity of certification safety training certificates as training courses may not be available during the COVID-19 pandemic. A worker’s safety training certificate that expired on or after February 28, 2020 will remain valid until June 30, 2020. The worker will then have to recertify by August 30, 2020.

Certificates for which extensions are granted are:
• Confined space entry
• Fall protection
• Mine rescue
• Power line hazards
• Traffic control person
• First-aid
• Occupational Health and Safety Committee Member/Representative/Designate
• Musculoskeletal injury prevention
• Supervisor safety

Employers and supervisors are required to continuously assess the competency of workers to ensure they work safely. If a worker’s competency is not satisfactory, employers and supervisors should take reasonable actions to mitigate the risk of unsafe work.

WorkplaceNL will provide another update if there are further changes. For more information, please contact OHS.Training@workplacenl.ca.
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Update from Nova Scotia Transportation and Infrastructure – March 25, 2020

To help reduce the impact on workers currently certified as Traffic Control Person (TCP) or Temporary Workplace Signer (TWS), Nova Scotia Transportation and Infrastructure Renewal (NSTIR, department) has introduced the following temporary measures:

• TCP/TWS certificates which have expired as of March 1, 2020, or in the near future, will remain valid until further notice. Workers are still required to have their certificates on them while performing TCP/TWS duties. They are not required to obtain a new certificate at this time

• Workers requiring a new certificate due to loss or damage, may contact trafficpermits@novascotia.ca to make arrangements until the original Certificate can be printed and mailed.

• The Department of Labour and Advanced Education has been notified of the expiry date extension and have agreed to the terms and will not be enforcing expiry dates (as stated above) at this time, but will require workers to have their recently expired certification on their person while performing TCP/TWS duties

• Workers who have never held TCP/TWS certification, will not be allowed to perform TCP/TWS duties until courses resume and they have successfully completed the appropriate TCP/TWS certification.
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Update from Energy Safety Canada – March 23, 2020

Energy Safety Canada has added to the list of certificate extensions and is granting extensions for the following courses:

•H2S Alive
•First Line Supervisor Blowout Prevention
•Second Line Supervisors Well Control
•Well Service Blowout Prevention
•Coiled Tubing Well Service Blowout Prevention
•Detection and Control
•Oilfield Driver Awareness
•OSSA Fall Protection
•OSSA Confined Space
•OSSA Elevated Work Platform

For these courses, any Certificate of Completion previously issued by Energy Safety Canada or the Oil Sands Safety Association (OSSA), that has an expiry date between January 1, 2020 and September 1, 2020 will be deemed by Energy Safety Canada to have not expired and will remain valid up to and including September 1, 2020.

OSSA Certifications must bear the holographic OSSA security label and may be validated with the provider that issued the certificate.

Certificates will not be re-printed and no action is required to qualify for the extension. Worker profiles will be updated and can be verified using ESC’s online Certificate Validation tool.

Please visit EnergySafetyCanada.com for further information. You can also reach ESC at 1.800.667.5557
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Notice: Temporary Office Closure (METI & Young Drivers) – Updated March 26, 2020

Our office will be temporarily closed for the next week - possibly longer, as we follow the advice of government officials and stay home during the COVID-19 health crisis. METI & Young Drivers are closely following the situation and will provide further updates as soon as we can.

METI will continue to post updates on our Facebook page and website (homepage). Young Drivers updates will be posted on the Young Drivers Facebook page, METI FB page and YD Instagram page. Please adhere to all local regulations and do your part to ensure our community gets through this together.

During this office closure, we can still be reached by email or by calling our phone number and leaving a voicemail. Messages will be periodically checked throughout the day and returned as soon as possible.

We ask students enrolled in one of our full-time programs to check their email for an update.

The Young Drivers Learn to Drive Program scheduled to start on April 4, 2020 has been postponed. We are working on an online option for the in-class training and will post updates.

METI Phone: 902-539-9766
METI Email: training@metiatlantic.com
Website: www.metiatlantic.com

Young Drivers Phone: 902-562-5359
Young Drivers Email: sydney@youngdrivers.com
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METI would like to give a huge heartfelt thank you to all Health Care, Trucking, Food Service and any other essential service continuing to keep us safe as we navigate these unpredictable times.

We are forever grateful. Keep up the great work.

METI is following the situation closely, please stay up to date by checking our Facebook page/website. We have been checking emails and voicemails periodically and will continue to do so to ensure a smooth transition back to normalcy.

Stay strong, stay safe!

Sincerely,

METI Staff
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NOTICE: March 17, 2020 (Update)

Please note, METI will be closed from March 18 to March 27, 2020. All training has been postponed during this time.

Courses will be made up at a later date and will be posted on our FaceBook page and website (home page).

We plan to reassess on Friday, March 27th if we will continue to open for the week of March 30th.

Please visit our website (www.metiatlantic.com) or our FaceBook Page for further notices.

We apologize for any inconvenience this may cause and thank you for your understanding. We appreciate your support.

From the METI team
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NOTICE: March 16, 2020 (Update)

Please note, METI has decided to postpone all training for this week (March 16-21, 2020). As a leader in health & safety we want to do our part in helping to prevent the spread of Covid-19.

We apologize for any inconvenience this may cause. We will reassess at the end of the week any further decisions. All courses will be made up at a later date and will be posted on our FaceBook page and website (home page).
Thank you for your understanding. We really appreciate your support.

From the METI team
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To our valued clients and students,

At METI, the well-being of our clients, students, and the community is of utmost importance. We are closely monitoring new developments regarding COVID-19 (novel coronavirus).

Our campus follows best practices to ensure the college is a clean and safe environment, as part of regular operating procedures. Please note, we have increased our cleaning staff.

We will continue to monitor and will follow the guidance of the Public Health Officer of Nova Scotia.

**With all this in mind, if you are not feeling well, or are exhibiting any COVID-19 symptoms (e.g. fever, cough, sore throat), please call or email the office to reschedule your appointment. It is also important, if your symptoms are severe or you have recently travelled in an area with an active COVID-19 outbreak, that you quarantine yourself for the recommended time frame, contact your primary healthcare provider, or local public health office and call 811.
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This week’s upcoming training includes First Aid/ CPR/ AED, Respiratory Protective Equipment RPE/APR/SCBA/Bottle Watch, H2S Alive (Energy Safety Canada), OSSA Training and more.

If you have any questions or would like to book training,
email training@metiatlantic.com or call our staff at
902-539-9766.

Stop in at our Sydney campus (301 Alexandra Street) to learn more about METI.

If you don’t see the training you’re looking for on our online calendar (www.metiatlantic.com/calendar/), let us know…

We customize training to meet your schedule, including evenings and weekends.

We also travel to work sites.This week’s upcoming training includes First Aid/ CPR/ AED, Respiratory Protective Equipment RPE/APR/SCBA/Bottle Watch, H2S Alive (Energy Safety Canada), OSSA Training and more.

If you have any questions or would like to book training,
email training@metiatlantic.com or call our staff at
902-539-9766.

Stop in at our Sydney campus (301 Alexandra Street) to learn more about METI.

If you don’t see the training you’re looking for on our online calendar (www.metiatlantic.com/calendar/), let us know...

We customize training to meet your schedule, including evenings and weekends.

We also travel to work sites.
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For the Environmental Health & Safety Technician Graduates that attended the Bravo Target Safety information session earlier this month...

We have booked the SWIP orientation training for April 1st-3rd

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METI now offers both Quantitative & Qualitative Fit Testing.

Qualitative Fit Testing with METI is a vital component to an effective respiratory protection program.

We can help your workforce by providing you with accurate and efficient qualitative fit testing protocols and procedures, adhering to CSA standard Z94.4 Selection, Use and Care of Respirators.

Key Benefits
If a respirator doesn’t fit your face properly, it won’t protect against exposure to dust or chemicals. A qualitative fit test is a pass/fail test that relies on the employee’s response to a test agent.

Quantitative Fit Testing with METI is a vital component to an effective respiratory protection program.

METI can help your workforce by providing you with accurate and efficient quantitative testing protocols and procedures, adhering to CSA standard Z94.4 Selection, Use and Care of Respirators.

Our Quantitative Fit Testing provides you with:
Accurate testing
Cost- effective
Group rates

To find out more please contact us by phone at 902-539-9766, email training@metiatlantic.com, or drop by our Sydney Office. Back to Services

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Did you know METI offers Hazardous Waste Worker Training?

With Hazardous Waste Worker Training, you will be certified to work on hazardous waste remediation sites , while possessing the ability to recognize, evaluate and controlling site hazards.

Hazardous Waste Worker Training satisfies all the criteria of the Environment Canada Contaminated Site Training Program, as well as exceeding Canadian Federal and Provincial requirements for contaminated site workers. Key Benefits to METI’s Hazardous Waste Worker – certification provides you with the training industry is looking for:

Instruction from industry-experienced and certified instructor
Hazard Recognition and Identification
SOP’s and SWP’s
Levels A, B, C and D ensembles, including fully encapsulating suit
Monitoring Instruments
Instrument Laboratory
Toxicology and Exposure Limits
Respiratory Protection
Chemical Protective Clothing
Air-Purifying Respirator Fit Test
Site Entry and Reconnaissance
Decontamination Safe Sampling Techniques
Health and Safety Plan Development
Full Mock Site Exercises

www.metiatlantic.com/safety-training/

METI can provide customized training at your location. Ask us about out group discounts.

For inquiries, for booking or to learn more about what we offer, please contact us at 902-539-9766 or training@metiatlantic.com
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A big 3/3 today in the beautiful town of Port Hawkesbury. Great job and thank you for choosing YD of Cape Breton

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"I was hired locally from the internship I received from METI"

Companies are in high demand for Class 1 Tractor Trailer Drivers all over North America. Our 15 week program combines in-class theory, hands on experience, as well as a 4 week internship.

Our next program starts May 11, 2020 with seats filling up fast. Call us today at 902-539-9766 to start your application process!

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Our next Environmental Health and Safety Technician Program is fast approaching but there are still some seats available.

Our graduates are working all over the country and we continually fall short of our clients' recruitment needs.

Phone 902-539-9766 today to see how you can change your future!!

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The Bravo Target Safety opportunity information session in taking place tomorrow at METI Wednesday, March 4th at 11am.

This is for all Environmental Health & Safety Technician Graduates who are interested in turnaround work this spring across Western Canada

"Bravo Target Safety is a leading provider of industrial and oilfield emergency response and safety services. Dedicated to the highest industry standards,

Bravo Target Safety selects the strongest leaders, provides the best training and invests in the best technology and equipment. Headquartered in Calgary, Alberta, Bravo Target Safety serves Western Canada from its facilities in Bonnyville, Fort McMurray, Grande Prairie, Lloydminster, Red Deer and Sherwood Park."
To learn more or to register please call 902-539-9766 or training@metiatlantic.com

Our next EHST programs starts March 16th with a few seats available
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Congratulations!! Ryan Rendell Our FACEBOOK CHECK IN winner for Friday February 21.
This week’s winner (February 28th) is Barbie Penny!
Please remember to Check into METI on Facebook for a chance to win our clothing.
We draw every Friday!
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Attention all Environmental Health & Safety Technician Graduates who are interested in turnaround work this spring across Western Canada

The Bravo Target Safety opportunity information session in taking place at METI Wednesday, March 4th at 11am.

"Bravo Target Safety is a leading provider of industrial and oilfield emergency response and safety services. Dedicated to the highest industry standards,

Bravo Target Safety selects the strongest leaders, provides the best training and invests in the best technology and equipment. Headquartered in Calgary, Alberta, Bravo Target Safety serves Western Canada from its facilities in Bonnyville, Fort McMurray, Grande Prairie, Lloydminster, Red Deer and Sherwood Park."

To learn more or to register please call 902-539-9766 or training@metiatlantic.com

Our next EHST programs starts March 16th with a few seats available

www.metiatlantic.com/programs/environmental-health-safety-technician/
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"I couldn't be happier, I absolutely love it!"

Our next available Class 1 Driver – Tractor Trailer Program starts May 11 with seats available.

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METI’s Confined Space Rescue Training taking place today in the beautiful town of Inverness

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