USCG Chief Mate/ Master Program
Program 60

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.

Preparing for USCG Chief Mate/ Master Program this Program

Program Bundle Notes

 

Courses in this Program Bundle

601 : ECDIS

Course Details

 

Satisfy the STCW ECDIS training requirements and get some of the necessary ECDIS assessments completed along the way! Learn about the limitations and performance standards of ECDIS; while experiencing some of highly relevant scenarios on our Bridge Simulators. Contact the Student Services Office for availability.

 

602 : Advanced Navigation (formerly VPEN)

 

Course Details

 

Satisfy the Advanced Navigation training requirements at the Management Level and get some of the necessary Advanced Navigation assessments completed along the way! Learn everything you need to know about navigation at the management level (Chief Mate/Master). Contact the Student Services Office for availability.

 

605 : Advanced Stability

 

Course Details

 

Satisfy the Advanced Stability training requirement for Chief Mates and Masters and get some of the necessary Advanced Stability assessments completed along the way! Learn even more about stability issues a Chief Mate or Master can encounter while working through some of these scenarios on a stability software. Contact the Student Services Office for availability.

 

606 : Advanced Cargo Operations

 

Course Details

 

Satisfy TONS of Advanced Cargo Handling Operations competence requirements for Chief Mates and Masters in ONE course. Learn about the various vessels and procedures taken by Chief Mates and Masters aboard General Cargo, Container Ships, Bulk Carriers, Ro-Ro Vessels, and Tank Vessels. Get a better understanding of Carriage of Hazardous Materials, Ship's Construction, and Maintenance & Repair. Contact the Student Services Office for availability.

 

608 : Advanced Meteorology

Course Details

 

Satisfy the Advanced Meteorology training requirement for Chief Mates and Masters and get some of the necessary Advanced Meteorology assessments completed along the way! Learn about Weather Systems, Ocean Systems, Storm Avoidance Tactics, Synoptic Charts, Routing Systems & Software. Contact the Student Services Office for availability.

 

610 : Marine Propulsion Plants

 

Course Details

 

Satisfy the Marine Propulsion Plant competence requirements! Learn about the various propulsion methods such as steam, diesel, and gas turbine. Various auxiliary systems such as; generators, electrical distribution systems, steering systems, water making systems and sewage processing systems. These topics will be covered at the management level by an unlimited Chief Engineer. Contact the Student Services Office for availability.

 

620 : Advanced Ship Handling (Shiphandling)

Course Details

 

Satisfy the Advanced Shiphandling training requirements and get some of the necessary Advanced Shiphandling assessments completed along the way! Learn about the common scenarios Chief Mate or Master will encounter such as; docking and undocking, operating in restricted waters, anchoring, using tugs, responding to shiphandling emergencies, and heavy weather tactics all while experiencing many of these scenarios in our Full-Mission Bridge Simulators. Contact the Student Services Office for availability.

 

616 : Human Element Leadership & Management (HELM)

 

Course Details

 

This course satisfies the STCW requirement for Leadership and Management Training at the Management Level for deck and engineering officers known in the MCA System as HELM (M) and in the USCG System as Leadership & Management (Management Level).

 

625 : Chief Mate / Master License Advancement Preparation

 

Course Details

 

Satisfy your need to prepare for your Chief Mate or Master's exam! Learn all details of the major examination modules you will be subject to with a focus on Navigation Problems: Near-Coastal, Navigation Problems: Oceans, Deck Safety: Stability; Navigation Problems: Chart Plot. Contact the Student Services Office for availability.

 

609 : SAR M (Search & Rescue Management Level)

 

Course Details

 

Satisfy the the Search & Rescue training requirements for Chief Mates and Masters and get some of the necessary SAR Management assessments completed along the way! Learn about Search and Rescue scenarios and how the should be managed by a Chief Mate or Master. Become involved in SAR tabletop exercises which will assess your ability to accurately and efficiently manage a SAR situation. Contact the Student Services Office for availability.

 

611 : Management of Medical Care

 

Course Details

 

Satisfies the Management of Medical Care training requirements for raise of grade to Chief Mate or Master (management level) on vessels of more than 500GT; and for Masters of vessels of less than 500GT (management level).