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We are a full service Maritime Training Institute offering over 50 U.S.C.G. approved courses including the Captain’s course for those wishing to run charters. If you are looking for Officer In Charge Of A Navigational Watch for larger vessels, we have those courses too. We offer the Master’s course 25 – 100 gross tons and upgrade course to 200 gross tons as well as numerous STCW courses: Basic Training including Refresher and Revalidation, Advanced Firefighting including Refresher and Revalidation, ARPA, ECDIS and many more. Some of our courses for national endorsements includes Able Seaman (in the classroom and online), Proficiency in Survival Craft (Limited), Vessel Security Officer, Tankerman, Apprentice Mate, and Radar. 

Many other courses can be viewed by selecting this link: Courses

Job Fair and Open House

May 7, 2020 9 – 1 p.m.

Mariner Job Fair

License Exam Preparations

CMTI offers USCG Deck License Exam Preparation for mariners at various levels of their careers.  Select from our Test Prep options. See our License Exam Preparations page for more information.

Unit 1

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Unit 2

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Unit 3

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Unit 4

License Prep

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See the full list of our courses on the  Classroom Courses page and our On-Line Courses page.









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Chesapeake Marine Training Institute to Host Professional Mariner Job Fair and Open House November 1, 2018

Chesapeake Marine Training Institute will host a professional mariner job fair and open house November 1, 2018 from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. at its Hayes campus located at 3566 George Washington Memorial Highway. Among the mariners the companies are seeking include wheelhouse tug operators, engineers, and tankermen. Mariners of all license and credential levels […]


Ahoy! Start Your Career As A Mariner Aboard A Tugboat

Did you know there are no classes required to begin your career aboard a tugboat? That’s right! Most companies require you hold the basic merchant mariner credential along with your Transportation Worker Identification Credential (TWIC) to step aboard a tug.