Vision

“Steering standards in the right direction!”

Welcome to the Marine Training Centre in Tarawa! Photo: MTC

The MTC trains young I-Kiribati for successful employment on overseas vessels and provide a substantial contribution to the national economy.

Courses include 18 month-long deck and engine course (IDF), 6 months fishery training for fishing vessel personnel (FVP), 10 months Basic Steward and Hospitality, upgrading and refresher courses for ratings.

All courses are delivered to the highest accreditation level and are designed to produce confident, articulate and competent graduates.