Our Courses

Select one of the categories below to explore our portfolio of Maritime Diplomas, Certificates and Short Courses

Our portfolio of distance learning Diploma, Certificate, and Short Courses are managed and run by established professionals within the marine industry, we are constantly pushing back the boundaries of knowledge. Due to our rigorous academic standards our qualifications are highly respected internationally. Explore these courses here to find the one that is a perfect fit to develop your career.


How long do the courses take to complete? What's the difference between a Diploma and a Certificate? Read through our Frequently Asked Questions below to find out the answer.

Why Choose MTA?

Maritime Training Academy is an international leader in supplying distance-learning marine diplomas.

As part of the Maritime Services group, we offer an unrivalled combination of flexibility, support, expertise and industry affiliations.

Each year we help thousands of students to enhance their knowledge and further their careers.


Online learning allows you to study in your own time, at your own pace from anywhere in the world. This saves on travel and classroom costs and allows you to fit your studies around your job and progress your career.


While the nature of distance learning is independent study, we recognise the importance of support. Students can contact us at any time during their course for assistance and our team of industry experts are always on hand for advice.


We have over 50 industry experts writing, developing and advising on our course material. We truly believe that allowing students to tap into their expertise and knowledge is of the utmost importance to fulfil your dream career.

News & Blog

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Palm Beach International Boat Show

Palm Beach International Boat Show

Here at the Maritime Training Academy, one of the highlights of the job is attending boat shows throughout the year. To kick things off for 2024 we made a break from usual traditions and as a first for us attended the Palm Beach International Boat Show (PBIBS). We...

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The Role of a Superyacht Manager

The Role of a Superyacht Manager

The world of superyachts conjures images of opulence, adventure, and the boundless expanse of the open sea. Yet behind the scenes of these floating palaces lies a complex web of logistics, maintenance, and hospitality management. At the helm of this intricate...

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