Professional Mariner Training

Total: 360 Hours / 9 Weeks

This prestigious program provides graduates the valuable skills necessary for a career in both the commercial and pleasure yacht sectors of the marine industry. For experienced mariners, the PMT program opens new doors and advancement opportunities. For those with little or no experience, the Chapman School diploma provides a high degree of credibility among prospective employers. Professional Mariner Training provides a competitive edge for those seeking employment in a highly specialized field. Upon successful completion of PMT, graduates with sufficient sea time experience may also qualify for a U.S. Coast Guard Merchant Mariner Credential.

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Class Schedule 2023

Course No. Start Date Ending Date Holidays
01-23 01/09 03/10  
03-23 03/20 05/19  
05-23 05/30 07/28 5/29 & 07/04
08-23 08/07 10/06 09/04

Educational Objectives

  • To prepare men and women to operate and maintain vessels in a safe, efficient manner.
  • To provide training and testing for eligible students who wish to obtain an OUPV or Master/Mate license up to 100 GRT Inland or Near Coastal.
  • To promote the awareness of the need to operate in the spirit of teamwork and cooperation with fellow crew members, captains and owners.
  • To produce graduates who are capable of advancing into marine industry careers, including deck hands, mates, navigators and captains.
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