STCW SAMSA Accredited

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about this course

Personal Survival Techniques meeting the requirements of STCW Section A-VI/1-4. The PST certificate must be renewed at 5 year intervals.


The SAMSA Code syllabus includes the requirement that all learners must be able to practically demonstrate that they can remain afloat without a life jacket. Candidates are required to bring with them an ID document, valid medical certificate, a swimming costume and towel for the practical module in a swimming pool (on day 2). All candidates must be conversant and literate in English.

Additional Information

A minimum of 8 and a maximum of 16 candidates are required and the fee includes notes.
Refreshments and lunch are provided whilst on course.
Please notify us if there are any personal catering allergies or religious restrictions, in order for us to make the necessary arrangements.
Grindrod Shipping Training Academy may supply PPE, goggles, hardhats and gloves, to be returned and used by subsequent classes.

Please note: All pregnant learners attending strenuous practical sessions (firefighting and survival courses) must:

  1. Produce a letter from a doctor stating that they are fit to attend and,
  2. May not attend if more than 7 months pregnant

Course Details

Duration: 2 Days

Course Dates:
1 - 2 October
10 - 11 October
18 - 19 October
22 - 23 October
7 – 8 November
12 – 13 November
10 - 11 December

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.