About METI

METI is a career college providing certified occupational environmental health and safety training for today’s industries… coast to coast.

We provide occupational, environmental health and safety training through our accredited and industry-approved Programs (Environmental Health & Safety Technician Diploma Program, Class 1 Driver Training, Class 3 Driver Training, Scaffold Erector, Earthmoving, and Oilfield And Construction Skilled Labourer) Safety Courses, Safety Services, and in-demand online training.

METI 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 for your safety training and safety services.

Our team is made up of industry-experienced faculty, instructors, and staff. METI’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, Oilfield & Construction Skilled Labourers, Temporary Workplace Signers, Traffic Control Persons, Confined Space Attendants, Fire Watchers, Bottle Watch Attendants, Confined Space Entrants and Attendants, Hazardous Waste Workers, Lead, Asbestos or Mold Abatement Persons, and much, much more.

METI’s History

Continued development and enhancement are top priorities for METI, and we continue to strive to provide the best training experience to our students and clients. Since incorporation in 1991, METI purchased Hatscan Online, an online training venture which has provided training for over 70,000 users and over 500 businesses. In addition to the global reach of our online training, METI has delivered instructor-led training across Canada and in locales such as Scotland and Bangladesh. Along with providing classroom-based training, METI’s learning management system (LMS) administers and tracks training across 4 continents, allowing supervisors and managers to oversee training history and records with our Administration Control feature. Since acquiring our new campus in 2012, METI’s Sydney, Nova Scotia location boasts a training facility, complete with two building units with over 22,000 square feet and a fully developed training yard.


METI, affiliated with Pembroke Properties Ltd.Pembroke Construction Ltd. and Pembroke Project Management Ltd., is a private career college, providing occupational, environmental health and safety training through our accredited and industry-approved full-time programs (Environmental Health & Safety Technician Diploma Program, Class 1 Driver Training, Class 3 Driver Training, Scaffold Erector, and Skilled Labourer) safety courses, safety services, and in-demand online training.




For Commercial & Residential Rental Properties Across the Cape Breton Regional Municipality, Contact Pembroke Properties Ltd.; Glace Bay Office: 902 849 1121, Sydney Office: 902 567 1081, Email: kpembroke@ns.aliantzinc.ca

Our Registrations, Associations, And Memberships

  • Third Party Trainer with the Canada Safety Council
  • Registered with the Nova Scotia Department of Labour and Advanced Education
  • Member of the Private Career Colleges Association of Nova Scotia (PCANS)
  • Member of the National Association of Career Colleges (NACC)
  • Authorized Training Provider for Energy Safety Canada, the training provider for Canada’s upstream oil and gas industry
  • Associated member of the Alberta Construction Safety Association (ACSA)
  • Recognized Service and Training Provider for the Oil Sands Safety Association (OSSA)
  • Member of the International Association of Drilling Contractors
  • Distributor for Build Force Canada (formally known as the Construction Sector Council)
  • Accredited training institute for the Scaffold and Access Industry Association (SAIA), being the sole facility offering scaffolding training in Atlantic Canada
  • Training provider for Workplace NL (WHSCC), serving outside Newfoundland and Labrador
  • Designated Learning Institute (DLI), accepting international students

Our Mission Statement

At METI, we maintain a friendly, fair, and creative learning environment which respects diversity, new ideas, and hard work, distinguishing us as a private career college. Growth and development are imperative to METI’s vision, and we strive to accomplish this by providing our students with quality, in demand, cost-effective safety training and certification.

Our Training Assets

We facilitate our safety training by using equipment that includes late model Class 1 and Class 3 Vehicles, Forklift, Rough Terrain Telehandler – Zoom-Boom, Aerial Work Platform, Confined Space Training simulator, Tower Rescue Training and Fall Protection Training Simulators, Respiratory Protective Equipment and Gas Detection Training equipment, a Fire Safety Simulator, a Hazardous Waste Supervisor Training simulator and Hazardous Waster Worker Training simulator, Asbestos Abatement Training simulator and Mold Remediation Training simulation areas, Underground Storage Tank Removal Training – UST Training Area, along with Frame Scaffold Training, Systems Scaffolds Training and Tube and Coupler (clamp) Scaffolds Training and much more.

  • Dynamic in-house program design and development
  • Trained, accredited and industry-engaged instructors
  • Digital Fire Simulator
  • Cutting-edge Confined Space Simulated experience
  • Innovative Hazardous Material Simulation Facility
  • Multi-Station Computer Lab
  • State of the art technology integrated within each classroom

How Does METI Ensure Qualified And Endorsed Training?

METI ensures our training is current, is in demand and meets the ever changing needs of the labour market, by maintaining associations with:

  • Training providers
  • Organizations
  • Trade Unions
  • Companies
  • Industries and Industry Associations
  • Legislative and Regulatory Bodies
  • Partners from Coast to Coast to Coast

Community Involvement

Joe Pembroke of Maritime Environmental Training Institute cuts the ribbon at the official opening of the Family Room in the Pediatric Unit at the Cape Breton Regional Hospital. It is with the support of the community that made this possible and we are proud to be able to give back. Thank you from the METI team.

November, 2016 – METI staff welcomes Traci Curry, Suncor Turnaround, to a tour of our Sydney, NS facility.  METI is very proud to be work have been recognized and to be partnered with Suncor Energy as a training provider for future turn-arounds.

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Have a question?

Call us at (902) 539-9766, or send us an email: training@metiatlantic.com
Or Stop by our Sydney Campus at 301 Alexandra Street, Sydney.

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