MAP: Maritime Apprenticeship Programs

The MITAGS-PMI Maritime Apprenticeship Programs offer all the training and support Apprentices need to obtain a Deck Officer’s license. More importantly,it instills the knowledge, skills, and confidence to take on the duties and responsibilities of a Deck Officer.

The 28-month program is divided between approximately 28 weeks of classroom training and 360 calendar days of training at sea. Some Apprentices have been able to finish the program in as little as 24 months. Upon successful completion of the Maritime Apprenticeship Programs, a graduate will, depending on the program the apprentice enrolled in, hold the following:

MAP MATE LIMITED

Mate 500 or 1600 GRT (depending on company, vessels and routes)

Able Seafarer-Deck

Proficiency in Survival Craft

Mate of Towing (if apprenticing
on a tugboat)

STCW Credentials to include ARPA, GMDSS and ECDIS (if apprenticing
on ocean going vessel)

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MAP MATE UNLIMITED

MAP Mate - Unlimited

3rd Mate Unlimited Ocean or
Inland (depending on company,
vessels and routes)

Able Seafarer Deck

Proficiency in Survival Craft

STCW Credentials to include ARPA, GMDSS and ECDIS (if apprenticing
on ocean going vessel)

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