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.
Approx. 15 weeks of training without optional course work. Please note that optional courses such as Advanced Navigation, Marine Propulsion plants, and Advanced Cargo may be required in order to fulfill your assessment needs. Please speak to a career counselor to ensure that you are registering for the correct courses to meet your career goals. Add on: Advanced Navigation (course 602) $999 - Savings of $200 Marine Propulsion Plants (course 610) $899 - Savings of $100 Advanced Cargo Operations (course 606) $1599 - Savings of $100 Medical First Aid (course 153) $649 -Savings of $50. Medical Person in charge (course 154) $899 - Savings of 100. ARPA (course 150) $749 - Savings 50. GMDSS (course 152) $1599 - Savings of $100 ECDIS ( course 601) $1199 - Savings $100
On top of satisfying the STCW training requirement for Terrestrial & Coastal Navigation, this class provides an excellent jump-start to prepare mariners for their USCG exams at a Regional Examination Center (REC)!
Increase the scope of your license to "UPON OCEANS" at MPT, with NO testing required at a USCG Regional Examination Center (REC)! Learn how to use a marine sextant to fix your position by means of the sun, stars, and planets. Learn critical skills to be able to navigate a vessel upon the world's oceans!
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).
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.
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.
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.
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.
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).