Maritime Professional Training

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MPT is the most complete full service private maritime school in the United States and has been training mariners since 1983. 

Our expansive Fort Lauderdale Campus includes the latest technologies in SMART classrooms, most realistic engineering and training labs, waterside training facilities, as well as 3 Full Mission bridge simulators.

In addition to the MPT Main Campus our training programs also take place at the MPT SMARTTM Simulation Center, Marine Tech Shipboard Firefighting Site, the Sea Survival Training Facility, and the MPT Fleet of Training vessels!

Over the years, we have had the privilege of training thousands of commercial mariners, yachting professionals, cruise ship staff,  and enthusiasts. This has enabled us to develop programs that are success oriented, with unbeatable pass rates, as well as cost and time efficient. This level of success has resulted from having a staff of dedicated, licensed professionals who care about our students, and are willing to work as hard as it takes to ensure each students success.

MPT offers all levels of certification, license and document study programs, many of these offer in-school testing and are USCG Approved and recognized by many foreign administrations. Our training programs are designed to meet and exceed IMO standards and are STCW Compliant.

Our client list includes commercial shipping companies, marine corporations, the military, vessel management firms, the world's best super yachts and thousands of individuals whose word of mouth recommendations are responsible for our success.

We invite you to come and tour our school, meet our instructors, talk to our students, and see what we have to offer. Once you have seen us, you won't go anywhere else!

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Maritime Professional Training have their training center located in Fort Lauderdale, Florida, United States of America.

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Customer Reviews

Maritime Professional Training reviews as published on Google:

  • Ludovic Bricks

    Ludovic Bricks

    Average rating: 3 weeks ago

    Intense! Professional. Kevin is a great instructor.

  • Brian Leeds

    Brian Leeds

    Average rating: 3 months ago

    Very good instructors, nice facility for training, great location!

  • Robert Lumbley

    Robert Lumbley

    Average rating: 7 months ago

    Customer service is great facility is clean and accommodating

  • Hayden laubscher

    Hayden laubscher

    Average rating: 11 months ago

    Excellent training academy with professional staff making successful students.

  • Noah Swenson

    Noah Swenson

    Average rating: 10 months ago

    I attended MPT for my AEC1&2 courses and loved the entire experience. Kind, witty, and funny teachers taught me much more than I expected. I'll be attending for other maritime courses in the future. And you should too.

  • Mike Sovay

    Mike Sovay

    Average rating: June 4, 2020

    I visited MPT today and spoke with Miss Teri and she was extremely helpful, polite, and knowledgeable about all the needs that I had. She made sure that I had all of the necessary information so that I could successfully accomplish renewing my Captain's license

  • Nicholas Church

    Nicholas Church

    Average rating: March 6, 2019

    Just went through their Master Captains course, every staff member I talked to was very professional and friendly. It is a lot of information to take in in two weeks, but my instructor (C. Chavez) was very patient and was able to simplify and thoroughly explain anything I didn't fully comprehend. I will definitely recommend MPT to anyone who is wanting to further their maritime training. Big shout out to the ladies that work the front desk as well! I know that they most likely deal with some silly questions and big egos on a daily basis, but any time I saw them they always had a smile on their face and a positive attitude. Very awesome experience overall!

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