Thinking about a career change – need more fun and excitement in your life – just finishing high school and not sure what to do??? Come and have all of your questions about the marine industry answered today. With recent industry survey information in hand Rob will guide you through the industry requirements for qualified staff. Learn where to receive training, learn about pathway options into available positions, and discover the connectedness between your job and your lifestyle requirements. Live and work near the water and the fresh air. Get away from the hustle and bustle life style and reach out to the marine industry. Find out today - where and how to get started on your new career.
Rob’s passion is the marine industry and is a Licensed Marine Engine Technicians (Boat Motor Mechanic in the old days), a Certified Marine Electrician by ABYC, a Master MerCruiser Technician/Certified Mercury Outboard Technician, Certified Volvo Penta Technician. Rob started his career at Georgian College by completing the 3 year Marine Technology/Recreation Program held at the Orillia campus. Afterwards, he completed his apprenticeship at a marina on Lake Simcoe and then started Rob’s Marine Service in Penetanguishene and Orillia Ontario. After servicing boaters in southern Ontario for many years, he took a full time position at Georgian college in his present position as Program Coordinator. Rob has been involved with the apprenticeship program as Chair of the Industry Committee for the Ministry of Training Colleges and Universities, and continues to work in the College of Trade; Trade Board for the Marine and Small Engine Technician apprenticeship program.