Maritime Training Center

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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.

Renew Your Captains License

Captains License

Maritime Courses

Elementary First Aid

Personal Survival Techniques

Vessel Security Officer

Shipboard Firefighting

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.

Upcoming Maritime Courses

Below is our 3 month schedule.
For maritime courses beyond 3 months, view our Course Schedule.

October 2022

Oct 3-7: 200 Ton Masters
Oct 4-Nov 22: Online Captains Course (8 Week Program)
Oct 10-14: Able Seaman
Oct 17-23: 6 Pack Captains Course
Oct 24-26: 100 Ton Masters
Oct 27-28: Vessel Security Officer

November 2022

Oct 31-Nov 4: Able Seaman
Nov 7-13: 6 pack Captains Course
Nov 14-16: 100 Ton Masters
Nov 17-18: Apprentice Mate Steersman
Nov 21-22: Vessel Security Officer
Nov 29-Jan 19: Online Captains Course (8 Week Program)
Nov 28-Dec 2:Able Seaman

December 2022

Dec 5-23: Apprentice Mate Program
Dec 5-11: 6 Pack Captains Course
Dec 12-14: 100 Ton Masters
Dec 15-16: Apprentice Mate Steersman
Dec 19-23: 200 Ton Masters
Dec 27-30: Able Seaman

Upcoming Classes

Below is our 3 month schedule.
For classes beyond 3 months, view our Course Schedule.

October 2022

Oct 3-7: 200 Ton Masters
Oct 4-Nov 22: Online Captains Course (8 Week Program)
Oct 10-14: Able Seaman
Oct 17-23: 6 Pack Captains Course
Oct 24-26: 100 Ton Masters
Oct 27-28: Vessel Security Officer

November 2022

Oct 31-Nov 4: Able Seaman
Nov 7-13: 6 pack Captains Course
Nov 14-16: 100 Ton Masters
Nov 17-18: Apprentice Mate Steersman
Nov 21-22: Vessel Security Officer
Nov 29-Jan 19: Online Captains Course (8 Week Program)
Nov 28-Dec 2:Able Seaman

December 2022

Dec 5-23: Apprentice Mate Program
Dec 5-11: 6 Pack Captains Course
Dec 12-14: 100 Ton Masters
Dec 15-16: Apprentice Mate Steersman
Dec 19-23: 200 Ton Masters
Dec 27-30: Able Seaman

Testimonials

“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