Chesapeake Marine Training Institute Releases October Professional Mariner Training Course Schedule

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Courses range from preparation for licensed Captain’s to upgrade to a Master level and elementary first aid and CPR.

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Chesapeake Marine Training Institute was founded in 1992 as a source for professional marine educational services.

Chesapeake Marine Training Institute released its October 2013 professional mariner training schedule, which includes courses ranging from preparation for licensed Captain’s to upgrade to a Master level and elementary first aid and CPR.

Marine students can register online for the following courses:

Wed, Oct 2     Apprentice Mate (Steersman) of Uninspected Towing Vessels
Mon, Oct 7     STCW Basic Fire Prevention and Firefighting
Mon, Oct 7     STCW Basic Safety Training
Tue, Oct 8     Survival Craft (Limited)
Wed, Oct 9     STCW Personal Safety and Social Responsibilities
Wed, Oct 9     STCW Personal Survival Techniques
Wed, Oct 9     STCW Basic Safety Training (BST) without Firefighting
Fri, Oct 11     STCW Elementary First Aid and CPR
Fri, Oct 11     Radar Observer Recertification
Mon, Oct 14     Upgrade, OUPV to Master 100 GRT
Mon, Oct 14     Upgrade, Master 100 GRT to Master 200 GRT
Mon, Oct 14     Combined Basic and Advanced Firefighting
Mon, Oct 14     Radar Observer Recertification
Tue, Oct 15     Automatic Radar Plotting Aids (ARPA)
Fri, Oct 18     Radar Observer Recertification
Mon, Oct 21     Celestial Navigation
Mon, Oct 21     STCW Basic Safety Training Refresher
Wed, Oct 23     STCW Elementary First Aid and CPR
Wed, Oct 23     Apprentice Mate (Steersman) of Uninspected Towing Vessels
Thu, Oct 24     Radar Observer Recertification
Mon, Oct 28     Operator of Uninspected Passenger Vessel (OUPV)
Mon, Oct 28     Master 25, 50, and 100 Gross Registered Tons
Mon, Oct 28     Master 100GRT and 200GRT Upgrade- 18 days
Mon, Oct 28     Rules of the Road - Inland and International
Mon, Oct 28     Radar Observer - Inland
Mon, Oct 28     Radar Observer - Unlimited

Chesapeake Marine Training Institute courses can also be presented at another location through its on-site training program.

Mariners who don’t see a course that they need during the time they are in port should call Chesapeake Marine Training Institute at 800-642-CMTI and inquire about adding an additional course to the schedule.

Professional mariners preparing to sit for a U.S. Coast Guard exam to receive their deck officer or engineering licenses can now also enroll in a home study program through Chesapeake Marine Training Institute. The home study programs are available for purchase in Chesapeake Marine Training Institute’s online ship store located on its homepage.

Chesapeake Marine Training Institute will mail all course materials – including everything from textbooks, charts and parallel rules to pen, pencil and eraser. Shipping is $35.

Visit the web site at to register online for upcoming courses on campus or order a home study program.

ABOUT CHESAPEAKE MARINE TRAINING INSTITUTE: Established in 1992, Chesapeake Marine Training Institute (CMTI) – a service disabled, Vietnam era veteran owned business – provides professional marine educational services to military and civilian mariners. While its modern classrooms and outdoor training area is located on George Washington Memorial Highway near Gloucester Point in Hayes, CMTI proudly also offers on-site training and home study programs.

In 2002, Marine Log magazine called CMTI one of the top maritime educational, recruitment and training resources in the nation.

Its instructors are seasoned mariners, holding a current U.S. Coast Guard License as Master with a minimum of five years at sea experience. CMTI’s staff also includes License Consultants trained by the Coast Guard’s National Maritime Center as Mariner Credentialing Agents. These agents serve as experts to help each mariner sail smoothly through their licensing application process.

Learn more about Chesapeake Marine Training Institute at or call 800-642-CMTI.

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Stephanie Heinatz
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