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Chesapeake Marine Training Institute, Inc. (CMTI), founded in October 1992, is a large privately owned school in the mid-Atlantic region. CMTI was cited in the April 2002 edition of Marine Log as being one of ten leading maritime training companies in the United States. Chesapeake Marine Training Institute is a full time training facility, open 52 weeks of the year, providing US Coast Guard approved courses. CMTI is an approved Workforce Investment Act Training Provider by the Commonwealth of Virginia and is approved for the Education and Training of Veterans for certain courses.

Occupying over 8000 square feet of a modern office and classroom spaces, with an additional 12,500 square feet of outdoor training complex, CMTI is located near the historic triangle of Yorktown, Jamestown, and Williamsburg, Virginia.

Chesapeake Marine Training Institute continues to provide training for several State and Federal agencies including Virginia Department of Transportation, North Carolina Ferry System, Virginia Pilot Association, Maryland Pilot Association, Major Towing Companies, US Navy, NOAA, MARAD, US Army, US Army Corps of Engineers and the US Coast Guard.

Training Programs

Deck & Wheelhouse Courses

  • 25, 50, 100 Captains Course - Night Class
  • Apprentice Mate (Steersman) of Uninspected Towing Vessels
  • Auxiliary Sail Endorsement
  • Celestial Navigation
  • Commercial Assistance Towing Endorsement
  • Deckhand Orientation Training Program
  • Designated Examiner
  • Flashing Light
  • Homestudt License Exam Preparation
  • License Exam Prep
  • Master 25, 50, and 100 Gross Registered Tons
  • Rules of the Road - Inland and International
  • Upgrade, Master 100 GRT to Master 200 GRT
  • Upgrade, OUPV to Master 100 GRT

Engineering Courses

  • Assistant Engineer, Limited - Near Coastal / Ocean Exam Prep Kit
  • Chief Engineer, Limited - Near Coastal / Ocean Exam Prep Kit
  • Designated Duty Engineer (DDE) 1000/4000 Exam Prep Kit
  • Designated Duty Engineer (DDE) Unlimited Exam Prep Kit
  • Qualified Member of the Engine Department (QMED) With All Endorsements
  • Qualified Member of the Engine Department (QMED) With One Endorsement

FCC Radio License Prep & Exams

  • FCC License Examination Fee, Each Element Up To Two Elements
  • FCC Marine Radio Operator Permit Exam Prep
  • Radar / ARPA / ECDIS Courses
  • Radar Observer - (Rivers)
  • Radar Observer - Inland & GIWW
  • Radar Observer - Unlimited
  • Radar Observer Recertification
  • Automatic Radar Plotting Aids (ARPA)
  • Electronics Chart Display and Information Systems (ECDIS)
  • Global Maritime Distress and Safety System(GMDSS)

STCW Courses

Tankerman Courses

  • Tankerman - Person-In-Charge (PIC) Refueling
  • Tank Barge Dangerous Liquids Refresher
  • Tankerman Person In Charge (Barge) Dangerous Liquids
  • Tank Ship Dangerous Liquids

Unlicensed Deck Endorsements

  • Able Seaman & Survival Craft (Limited)
  • Able Seaman
  • Survival Craft (Limited)