METI’s Programs include Environmental Health and Safety Technician(EHST), Class 1 Driver – Tractor Trailer, Construction & Oilfield Driver – Class 3, Pre-Employment Scaffold Program, Earthmoving and Oilfield & Construction Skilled Labourer.

Today students have many options when it comes to education. A popular choice for training is a Private Career College.  Maritime Environmental Training Institute is an excellent choice for anyone looking for career-based training. Why METI?

Our programs are designed to train for a specific career. Industry Specialists help design curriculum to incorporate both theory and hands on skills training. Programs have several intakes throughout the year affording students the opportunity to graduate and enter the workforce sooner.

You learn from industry experienced and certified instructors who share their experience and field knowledge preparing you for your career. Class sizes are smaller, allowing students to get to know their instructors and classmates. METI is a training provider for several professional bodies and associations which ensures the integrity of our courses.

We work closely with many companies who come to METI when employment gaps need to be filled.   METI is proud to say that in 2018 we are working with over 500 businesses and organizations, providing instructor-led occupational safety training, coast to coast. METI makes a strong effort to continue working with students after graduation so they can secure employment. We are passionate about graduating students with a real world education to help students get and hold jobs.

METI is in the heart of Sydney, at 301 Alexandra Street, a central location for Sydney and all surrounding communities. We are a registered Private Career College with Nova Scotia Department of Labour & Advanced Education. METI is a licensed Driver Training School in accordance with the Motor Vehicle Act.

In as little as a few weeks to a few months you can obtain the skills and knowledge for your new career. Visit the program pages for details and fill out your application to start your new career.


Click here to Apply to any of our Programs.

To speak with our Admissions Team, call METI at 902-539-9766 or email

Please see below for a list of our Programs.

Environmental Health & Safety Technician

This 18 week program provides students with the knowledge, skills and certifications required to work at home in Nova Scotia, in Western Canada's Oil and Gas industry or across Canada, in the Health, Safety & Environmental sector within a cross-section of industries.

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Class 1 Driver – Tractor Trailer

This 15-week program provides students with the knowledge, skills and 55 hours behind the wheel driving experience needed to meet the industry demands of a Class 1 Operator.

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Construction & Oilfield Driver - Class 3

The 7 week Construction & Oilfield Driver Certificate Program certifies the graduate to operate specialized trucks at home in Nova Scotia, across Canada and in Western Canada's Oil and Gas industry.

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Pre-Employment Scaffold Program

The curriculum we provide is specified and approved by SAIA’s Competent Person’s Training for Frame Scaffolds, Tube and Coupler (clamp) Scaffolds / and Systems Scaffolds.

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Oilfield & Construction Skilled Labourer

This 5 week program gives students a competitive advantage towards working as a skilled labourer within industry, whether at home in Nova Scotia, in Western Canada's Oil and Gas industry or across Canada.

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When You Complete METI’S EARTHMOVING OPERATOR Training You are Job-Ready with 15 Industry Certifications 2 Driver Endorsements and a Certificate for Earthmoving; all in 10 weeks.

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Young Drivers of Canada

A YOUNG DRIVERS® (YD) Course is the best insurance you can buy for a new driver. YD has spent over 40years developing programs and YD updates and improves it every year. The Young Drivers program is designed for a new driver, ANY AGE.

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