Financial Services

Our Admissions team is here to help you with any financial questions you have about your program. To speak to an Admissions Officer call M.E.T.I. at 902-539-9766 or email

Funding Options

Employment Nova Scotia may provide financial assistance to eligible individuals seeking the training they need to obtain employment.

If you are presently unemployed and collecting Employment Insurance or you have collected Employment Insurance anytime in the last three years, you may be eligible for some assistance with your training program.

If you are interested in a program with M.E.T.I., you should take the following steps immediately:

  • Complete M.E.T.I.’s Student Application Process (Include all documentation; i.e.: proof of education, resume).
  • Call us at 902-539-9766 or email for any information you need about the acceptance process.
  • Once you receive your letter of acceptance, provide it to your Case Manager, by contacting your local Career Resource Centre (YMCA, Community Resource Centre etc.) and make an appointment to discuss your training plans.
  • As it takes some time to complete all the paper work, we would suggest that you begin your application process with M.E.T.I. and your resource center immediately.

EmployAbility Partnership
is available to assist adult persons with disabilities pursue career goals. They provide information to persons with disabilities with regard to training and funding programs.

EmployAbility Partnership is a community-based organization providing employment programs and services for people facing employment barriers in Industrial Cape Breton and Victoria County.

Financial Aid Options

Student Line of Credit is a loan obtained through your financial institute that can help you pay for tuition, books, living expenses and more.

M.E.T.I. works with RBC and many other institutes.

Canada/Provincial Student Assistance (Student Loans) May be obtained by eligible students.  Financial assistance for M.E.T.I.’s Environmental Health & Safety Diploma programs is through the Canada/Provincial Student Loan programs.

You can begin your application process for Student Assistance immediately upon submitting your application. Applications for student assistance are now made online.

The amount the individual student is entitled to may vary depending on personal circumstances. Students must qualify by making an application to the Student Assistance office in the province of residence.

Please visit to apply online.

M.E.T.I. Admissions Officers are available to assist with the application forms for Student Assistance.

Payment Plans

Maritime Environmental Training Institute offers flexible payment options for individuals not using third party funding or financial aid. To discuss these options, call us to speak to an Admissions Officer.

Note: Prices are subject to change without notice.

* Please keep us informed about the progress of any funding you may be trying to receive. If you have not received any word on your funding, but you are still interested in the course, please be sure to phone us.

* Please note; seats are limited and enrollment will be considered on a first received basis. All seats must be confirmed for attendance.

If you have any questions, please contact a Maritime Environmental Training Institute staff member at 902-539-9766 or email