Before being assigned to any shipboard duties in relation to safety or pollution prevention, seafarers engaged in any capacity on board need basic training in Personal Safety & Social Responsibilities, Personal Survival Techniques, Fire Prevention & Fire Fighting, and Elementary First Aid. The training is given in accordance with STCW Covention and Tables A-VI/1-1, A-VI/1-2, A-VI/1-3 and A-VI/1-4 of the STCW Code.This programme fulfills the requirements of the South African Code of Maritime Qualifications, the SA Merchant Shipping (Safe Manning, Training and Certification) Regulations , 2012.

Course Information


Duration: 11 Days


Course Dates: 19 – 30 August

Course Dates: 14 – 25 October

Course Dates: 2 – 13 December




2016 new year promotion:

9 day Basic STCW plus 2 day Security Awareness course R8550.00 per person (R2950.00 saving)

Promotion runs from January 2016 – June 2016.




Course Fee Information


Course fees are quoted in South African Rands, and are subject to increase without notice when circumstances or related services for costs change. Please enquire as to the correct fee at the time of the booking. All bookings made in advance will not attract additional costs. Course fees are not refundable and certifications are only issued once all course fees are paid in full. Kindly note that we do not accept cheques, only cash or electronic transfers.


Course Fee: R9100.00



Competence will be evaluated on continuous assessment and on completion of each module of the course candidates will be issued with a certificate which will be numbered for reference.


A minimum of 6 candidates are required and the course fee includes refreshments, notes and sundry materials, a light lunch, and transport to and from practical training exercises.


Candidates are to bring along their ID/Passport and valid medical fitness certificate on the 1st day of the course.


All candidates must be conversant and literate in English.