Start your USCG Captain's License Training Today
Our USCG approved Captain's License programs provide you with the education and knowhow to start your adventure.
OUPV/Six-Pack Captain's License
The OUPV/Six-Pack is the most popular of the Captain's Licenses and is required for those who wish to operate fishing and sailing charters, run a dive boat, or offer sightseeing tours.
Become A Licensed
The Master License allows you to operate Inspected Passenger Vessels. Ferry Boats, harbor tour boats, sailing schooners, and whale watching boats are all examples of inspected vessels.
Get Endorsed For Towing Or Sailing
With an OUPV/Six-Pack or Master Captain's License, you can be endorsed for commercially assisting other vessels or to carry seven or more passengers on a sailing vessel.
Why Boaters Enroll in MLS for USCG Licenses
Whether you're looking to learn new boating skills, improve safety, or become a member of a boating crew, earning your USCG Captain's License will provide you with many new opportunities!
Leisure & Safety
Learn the boating safety and skills you need to take family and friends on the water with confidence.
Power & Sail Boating
Increase your knowledge and knowhow so you can feel comfortable operating your power or sail boat.
Learn critical boating skills and become an asset to any commercial crew you join.
Most Popular Commercial Boating Licenses
One Minute Guides to Becoming a Captain
Learn everything you need to know about getting your Captain's License with our handy one minute guides!View All One Minute Guides
MLS American Hero Fund
Attention current and former U.S. Military Members, EMTs, Nurses, Firefighters, and Police Officers with a passion for the sea!
To recognize your service, Mariners Learning System offers a privately funded program that will help pay up to 50% of the cost of your course tuition. To take advantage of this program, you must contact MLS directly to confirm eligibility and be able to provide valid identification prior to enrolling in your course. We support you and your brave work!
Call for details - 866-SEA-CAPT (866-732-2278) .