TAMUG Professional Mariner Education

Welcome to the Center for Marine Training and Safety professional mariner education.  Our professional mariner training is offered in partnership with the Texas A&M Engineering Extension Services.

Our goal is to offer our students professional development and training to build and maintain your skills in all phases of your profession and to offer amateur mariners professional skills.  CMTS programs are designed to combine industry knowledge with hands-on practical experience with the latest equipment to meet your needs. 

Our instructors are highly qualified and certified professionals who bring years of real world experience to the education environment.  Courses are offered at our Galveston Campuses on Pelican Island and Offats Bayou as well as our College Station Campus at the Brayton Fire Training Field.

Working with well known industry training partners our continuing and professional education experience is second to none.  We invite you to browse our course offerings and contact us today for more information or to schedule a course.

For questions and additional information:

Center for Marine Training & Safety 
Texas A&M University at Galveston
P.O. Box 1675
Galveston, TX 77553
E-mail: cmts@tamug.edu
Phone:
409-740-4933

STCW Flashing Light Communication


$150 per person
      STCW Flashing Light


Any applicant successfully completing this course will satisfy the practical signaling examination requirements (flashing light) of 46 CFR11.401(h) if presented within one year of the completion of training and will be considered to have successfully demonstrated the equivalent of assessment OICNW-44-1A from the National Assessment Guidelines for Table A-II/1 of the STCW Code.

STCW Radar Renewal U.S.C.G. Approved


$225 per person
     STCW Flashing Light


This one-day class satisfies all the requirements for the CFR mandated five-year renewal of all radar endorsements. This class provides a review of the relative motion triangle and tests the student using an approved radar navigation simulator.

Refund Policy for all course fees:

Due to costs incurred to provide facilities, equipment and personnel, course fees are non-refundable according to the following schedule:

  • 90 or greater days, 100% of course fee refunded
  • 31-89 days, 75% of course fee refunded
  • 15-30 days, 50% of course fee refund
  • 14 days or less, No Refund

CMTS reserves the right to cancel classes based on enrollment and/or instructor availability no later than one week prior to the class scheduled start date.  Please take this into consideration when making any travel or accommodation arrangements.  CMTS does not provide any reimbursements for travel expenses.