MTC Maritime Training Center of Tampa, Florida is “training tomorrow’s mariners today” by offering an array of U.S. Coast Guard approved and STCW training courses.


Tampa, Florida, August 16, 2022— MTC Maritime Training Center is proud to offer a wide array of U.S. Coast Guard and STCW approved training courses such as Captain’s License, Able Seamen, Vessel Security Officer, Apprentice Mate Steersman, and many more. 

When you choose MTC Maritime Training Center for your mariner training, you can rest assured knowing that their instructors were hand selected based on their vast experience, patience and expertise in their field. They have undergone rigorous instructor training and are U.S. Coast Guard approved and always held to the Maritime Education Industry’s best practices. 

Featured courses offered at MTC Maritime Training Center include Captain’s license training, an Apprentice Mate Program, and the Able Seaman course. Whether you are new to the maritime industry or a veteran mariner, MTC is ready to assist you with all of your training needs. The courses are specifically designed to enrich the student experience and only the most effective, modern teaching methods are used, making the courses the most complete and easy-to-understand maritime courses on the market. 

Obtaining your Captain’s License through MTC Maritime Training Center gives you the credentials you need to operate a vessel carrying cargo and passengers. Captains are well-versed in the rules of the sea and serve as a safety precaution by ensuring proper navigation procedures are followed, proper emergency response is performed, and it also provides you with the respect you deserve while out in the water. 

One bonus feature of studying at MTC Maritime Training Center is that ALL of their courses can now be taken online through instructor-led training. This option has given students an added level of comfort, convenience, and security. The practical assessments and exams are, however, required to be taken in person at MTC Maritime Training Center. Also, all Military Veterans and First Responders are eligible for 10% off all courses offered!

MTC Training Center is already gearing up for a successful month of maritime courses! Check out their course schedule for next month:

September 2022

Sept 5-8: 100 Ton Masters Upgrade
Sept 12-16: Able Seaman (Any Rating)
Sept 19-Oct 9: Apprentice Mate Program
Sept 19-25: OUPV/6 Pack Captains
Sept 26-28: 100 Ton Masters Upgrade

These real-life testimonials from former students of MTC will ease your decision when choosing MTC for your maritime education needs:

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

“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

Don’t waste any more of your precious time dreaming of becoming a well-trained and educated mariner. Contact Captain Jamie Shaffer at MTC Maritime Training Center today!

About MTC Maritime Training Center: MTC Maritime Training Center is Florida’s premier educational center for maritime courses and captain’s license training and is located in Tampa, Florida. 

Contact Information:

Name: Jamie Shaffer
Organization: MTC Maritime Training Center
Address: 905 South 22nd St Tampa, FL 33605
Phone: 813.334.3920