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Maritime Professional Training Sets MCA Oral Exam Dates for Fall and Offers Oral Prep Course to Help Candidates Get Ready

Fort Lauderdale, September 10, 2014 --  Maritime Professional Training (MPT), the largest private maritime training school in the U.S., has announced the Fall dates for Oral Exams for candidates taking various level MCA examinations. Additionally, MPT is offering Prep Courses to help prepare candidates for the examinations with reviews of the syllabus outlined by MCA for the level of exam to be taken. “We have coordinated with the MCA Examiners to come to Fort Lauderdale from the UK to conduct these oral exams,” said Amy Beavers, Vice President of Regulatory Compliance and Academic Principal at MPT. “We encourage mariners interested in securing a spot for the Oral Exam to take early advantage of this opportunity and consider one of the Prep Courses as a way to familiarize themselves with the syllabus and begin their study in advance,” Beavers added.

The Exam and Prep Course dates are:

    • ENGINEERING ORAL PREP Y2/Y1 #455               Oct 6-10th
    • ENGINEERING ORAL EXAMINER Y2/Y1 #457       Oct 12th
    • ENGINEERING ORAL PREP Y4/Y3 #456               Oct 13-16th
    • ENGINEERING ORAL EXAMINER Y4/Y3 #457       Oct 17-19th
    • DECK ORAL PREP # 452                                   Oct 20-24th
      Management Level Chief Mate, Master 500,        
      Master 3000 COC & CEC for Americans Crossing Over
    • DECK ORAL PREP #453                                    Oct 27-31st
      OOW 3000 ton and Master 200 Level
    • DECK ORAL EXAMINER #454                            Nov 3-4th
      ALL LEVELS (additional days may be scheduled if needed)

Candidates for Oral Exams must provide their Notice of Eligibility (NOE) from MCA in order to take the Oral Exam. Exam scheduling priority is given to candidates undertaking the Oral Prep. Contact MPT at 954-525-1014 or to reserve your seat today. Visit for course and exam fees, and more details.

About MPT
MPT is located in Fort Lauderdale, Florida, five minutes from Port Everglades and the Fort Lauderdale International Airport.  MPT is the most complete full service private maritime school in the country and has been training mariners since 1983. MPT offers all levels of certification, license and document study programs, many of which offer in-school testing, are USCG Approved and are recognized by many foreign administrations. Training programs are designed to meet and exceed IMO standards and are fully STCW Compliant.