MPT is the most complete full service private maritime school in the country and has been training mariners since 1983. Our Fort Lauderdale based campuses host over 45,000 square feet of classrooms, deck and engineering training labs, the Ship's Store, and student service facilities.
3 weeks of training - 8 certificates Please note that Able Seaman is a National Certification. Please speak to one of our career counselors if you are pursuing Able Seafarer Deck for STCW international recognition. Our Able Seafarer course included in this program is approved for both the national and the international standard. Basic Training Refresher or Reval may be substituted for the full 5 day BT if Basic Training has been previously completed. Please speak to a career counselor for additional information. Additional suggested courses for Able Seaman are: Fast Rescue Boat (#147), and EDH (course 417 - of working onboard yachts or considering an MCA license),
This five day USCG Approved course includes theory, various practical assessments for Able Seafarer, STCW Section A-II/5 and written examinations towards the issuance of a qualified rating on your merchant mariners credential as Able Seaman.
The (PSCRB) Proficiency in Survival Craft and Rescue Boats course gives seafarers who are required to take charge of a survival craft or a rescue boat (other than fast rescue boats) in emergency situations the essential education and training to meet the regulatory standards for the tasks required.
This simulator based assessment session is designed to meet the requirements for the skills and knowledge to fulfill the competency of ratings to perform the navigation function at the support level, Rating Forming Part of a Navigational Watch (RFPNW), as specified in Section A-II/4 of the Standards of Training, Certification and Watchkeeping (STCW) Code, as amended.
STCW Basic Training Personal Survival Techniques. This course includes theory taught in the classroom as well as practical assessments utilizing a local aquatic center.
STCW Basic Training Personal Safety & Social Responsibilities
This 2 day course is one of the four modules of STCW Basic Safety Training. This course includes both theory taught in the classroom and practical training and assessments with live fire scenarios
STCW Basic Training First Aid / CPR. This 1 day course is designed to meet and exceed the requirements of basic (elementary) first aid and cardio pulmonary resuscitation. It includes both theory and practical training in the classroom