MM-SEAS USCG Licensing Software handpicked training providers we know and trust. We have complete confidence in these dedicated instructors and staff to offer you training to help you succeed. While all training providers are legally required to cover the same material, we know from reviewing thousands of applications that these trainers successfully help people like you get and keep Coast Guard licenses.
Columbia Pacific Maritime serves as the primary USCG training provider for Captains and Mates operating vessels under 200 GRT in Oregon and Northern California. We strongly endorse ColPac's OUPV and 100 Ton courses for fishing guides and charter boat captains. Additionally, for professionals in the towing industry, we recommend their Apprentice Mate Program and Tankerman courses.
Compass Courses is the premier USCG training provider in the Puget Sound area. They offer everything from STCW courses to Able Seaman and Lifeboatman courses. We highly recommend Compass Courses 100 Ton Captains course.
Lake Superior Captain's Academy serves aspiring Captains in the Duluth and Twin Cities regions. If you are a Northwoods captain aspiring to go professional, we highly recommend enrolling in the OUPV and 100 Ton Captain's courses offered by Lake Superior Captain's Academy.
Mariners Learning System is the original online training provider for USCG licensing. More than 200,000 boaters have turned to MLS for education. Their Coast Guard-approved online OUPV and 100-Ton captain's license courses provide you with the education and know-how to start your adventure.
Pathfinder Maritime Training is a training provider run by USCG veterans, offering both online and in-person courses. Their primary focus is on serving active duty service members in the US Coast Guard, Navy, and Marines. They specialize in helping service members utilize their COOL (Credentialing Opportunities On-Line) benefits to ensure that the training is entirely cost-free for the service member.
Practical Navigator is a business led by USCG veterans dedicated to enhancing navigation knowledge. They provide a range of courses, covering topics from celestial navigation to Able Seaman certification, catering to Tall Ship Sailors, Active Duty Service members, and the general public alike.
Stewart Maritime Academy is the primary captains training provider in southern Texas, with locations in Los Fresnos and Corpus Christi. We recommend their OUPV Six Pack course for Charter fishing Captains and the Master Upgrade course if you ever want to carry more than 6 paying passengers.