“Steering standards in the right direction!”

The Marine Training Centre (MTC), Republic of Kiribati, is an internationally recognized maritime vocational training institute offering IMO approved marine training courses, according to STCW 2010 and STCW-F 95.

These courses train young I-Kiribati men 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.

The Centre has its own Seafarer Medical Centre approved by the German BG Verkehr authority.

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