Maritime Training Center

Training Tomorrow’s Mariners, Today

Training Tomorrow’s Mariners, Today

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Maritime Courses | Captains License | STCW Courses

MTC Maritime Training Center is Florida’s premier maritime courses and captain’s license training academy located in Tampa. Our goal is to provide each student with an amazing training experience at our state of the art facility. Students here at MTC Maritime Training Center receive free guidance on the next steps it takes to receive your merchant mariner credential.

All of our maritime courses can now be taken online through instructor led training. This option gives our students an added level of comfort and security by taking our courses from home. Please note that practical assessments and exams will be done in person at our facility.

Captain’s License Training

Captains License

Maritime Courses

Elementary First Aid

Personal Survival Techniques

maritime course

Vessel Security Officer

Shipboard Firefighting

Able Seaman vs. Ordinary Seaman

Charter Captains License

Able Seaman

Ordinary Seaman

The Best Maritime Training in Florida

If you’re looking for the best maritime training center in Florida, look no further. Regardless if you are new to the maritime industry or a veteran mariner, we stand ready to assist you with all of your training needs.

Our maritime courses are designed to enrich the student learning experience. Through our vast knowledge of the most recent teaching methods. our team of instructors have researched these teaching methods for years to bring you the most complete, easy to understand maritime courses on the market.

That is why our passer rating is nearly flawless!

If you need a captains license, masters license, able seaman, ordinary seaman, or one of our many STCW courses, give us a call and let us show you how easy getting your merchant mariner credential can be.

For students who just need to study for their upgrade, check out Marine Education Solutions. They have the most complete question pool on the market with thousands of questions. Take hundreds of quizzes with their online membership platform.


“Very knowledgeable staff that not only helped me with my OUPV class, but went the extra mile to help ensure all my paperwork was in order with the USCG. Thank you Captain Shaffer.”
– Jason

“Just aced my OUPV Captains course due to my instructor, Capt. Jamie and a lot of studying. Great facility and the instructors make it easy to learn.”
– Noel

“Instructors explain the course very well. Easy to understand, Capt. Jamie went over the course material, and answered all the questions the class asked. Great Job!”
– Lawrence