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Looking for a career on the water??  The Captain School Key West is the only hands on classroom in the Florida Keys to get you there!

The Captain School Key West offers Coast Guard Approved Courses by Coast Guard Approved Instructors. Our facility helps mariners navigate the maze of marine education and certification.  We also offer a series of STCW certification classes to meet your International Certification needs!  We believe in a hands-on learning approach led by  Dr. Mark Woods, who has a PhD in Adult Education.  He is retired Navy with 35 years experience on the water with 21 years as a successful licensed dive charter captain.  (Read more about Mark)

We also provide advanced training to small craft (under 200 tons) Merchant Mariners. We offer advanced training associated with Marine Engineering Technology such as: diesel systems, marine electrical systems, corrosion control systems, seamanship, advanced navigational techniques, marine system surveying, outboard maintenance and troubleshooting, FRP craft repair techniques, large boat sailing, and auxiliary systems. We provide USCG approved courses and instructors for your professional needs. You do all testing with us at our facility!

 In addition, we also train recreational mariners in the art of navigation and self sufficiency! We provide hands-on and classroom training revolving around a working marine environment. We hope to see you soon in our classrooms and on the water!
Please contact Captain Kim Woods at 305-481-6981
Email to kim@captainschoolkeywest.com   www.captainschoolkeywest.com  and we are on Facebook too!