About Maritime Professional Training

Maritime Professional Training (MPT) is a full-service, private maritime school that has been training mariners since 1983.  Located in Fort Lauderdale, Florida, the campus is a sprawling 45,000 square feet of training facilities, including classrooms, deck and engineering training labs, the “Ship’s Store”, and Student Services.  Additionally, MPT houses the MPT SMART Simulation Center, the Sea Survival Training Facility, the Marine Tech Shipboard Firefighting Site, and the MPT Fleet of Training vessels.

MPT provides all levels of license, certification, and document study programs, many of which offer in-school evaluation, and are USCG-approved courses.  The programs meet IMO standards and are STCW compliant.

Course Categories (See the MPT Courses Page for a detailed course catalogue.)

  • STCW Basic Safety Course Package
  • FCC Licensing
  • MCA Chief of Mate Yacht (3000)
  • Miscellaneous STCW Courses
  • RYA Yachtmaster
  • Steward/Stewardess/Chief Stew Training
  • USCT CMM – Chief Mate/Master Unlimited
  • Yacht Courses – MCA/RYA
  • Hazardous Materials Training
  • OICNW Modules – AB to Mate/3rd Mate Upgrade
  • SMART, ECDIS, and DP Simulation
  • Tank Vessel Training
  • USCG Able Seaman/RFPNW
  • USCG Engineering
  • Yacht Engineering
  • ISPS Security/ISM Safety
  • MCA Officer of the Watch – OOW 3000
  • Passenger Vessel Module
  • Towing Vessel Course
  • USCG Captains License – 100T; 200T
  • USCG Master – 500/1600/3000gt

Other Services and Training Programs

  • Tutoring
  • Exam Retake

If you are interested in finding out more about the Marine Award Program, visit our main site and take a look at our overview. If you have any questions, please feel free to contact us online or call us directly at 855-783-2385.