Houston Marine Training Services was established in 1972 to assist candidates in preparation for Coast Guard License exams and has grown with the industry in a fast-changing regulatory environment. Houston Marine has a commitment to providing every mariner with proper training by the most efficient, economic methods available. They have served more than 70,000 mariners and nearly 700 companies in the industry. 

Each course at Houston Marine Training Services is taught by a USCG-approved and licensed officer, who has many years of relevant training and teaching experience.  Additionally, Houston Marine recently introduced the web-based study program for Captain’s Licenses becoming the first marine training company to provide such a service.  All of Houston Marine’s USCG-Approved Courses meet the stringent USCG licensing requirements, as well as the regulatory requirements of the STCW-95 code.

About the Training Center

Houston Marine Training Services offers a wide array of training courses in each of their locations throughout the Gulf region.  Every course includes a complimentary breakfast and a free shuttle from the hotel to the training facility.  Classes begin promptly at 8am.

Available USCG Approved Courses

Able Seaman
Advanced Firefighting
Bridge Resource Management
Coastal Navigation
First Aid – CPR
Flashing Light
OUPV 100-200
STCW Basic Safety Training
Terrestrial Navigation

Other Services and Training Programs

Exam Preparation

If you are interested in finding out more about the Marine Award Program, visit our Overview page. If you have any questions, please feel free to call us directly at 855-783-2385.