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.
This program is designed to meet the STCW and National requirements for Mate(OICNW) less than 500T (STCW II/3) - OCEANS as of January 1, 2017. In addition to required training included in this package, MPT recommends taking Course #148 Radar, Course 150 ARPA, Course 152 GMDSS, and Course 601 ECDIS. Please note that STCW Basic Training (original, refresher or revalidation) and Advanced Fire Fighting course (original, refresher or revalidation) must have been completed within 5 years of application to the USCG. Mariner must provide evidence of meeting the standard of competence specified in NVIC 02-18 or its equivalent. Call the student services office at 954-525-1014 for more information.
This course is designed for officers and crew who will provide immediate first aid and assist the Medical Person In Charge and is recommended for all crew members.
Satisfy the Watchkeeping and SMCP training requirements and get some of the necessary watchkeeping assessments completed along the way! Learn about the common scenarios an Officer in Charge of a Navigational Watch (OICNW) can encounter while experiencing some of these scenarios in our Full-Mission Bridge Simulators. Contact the Student Services Office for availability.
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.
Satisfy your Visual Signaling training requirements for Officer in Charge of a Navigational Watch (OICNW) and complete the necessary Visual Signaling assessments along the way! Learn about the various publications and methods utilized to communicate with vessels at sea and stations ashore. Contact the Student Services Office for availability.
This 3 day course focuses on introducing the candidate to the proper Bridge Resource and Teamwork Management functions and on taking action to avoid close quarters situations.This CLASSROOM BASED BRM course will satisfy the Bridge Resource Management Training Requirement of STCW.