STCW SAMSA Accredited

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about this course

This course is available for officers, deck and engine, to revalidate their certificates of competency, and is offered at two levels. For officers at the operational level, and including all engineers, the modules are Personal Safety and Social Responsibilities with Personal Survival Techniques (PSSR/PST), advanced Fire Fighting (AFF) and Medical First Aid (MFA). For Masters and Chief Mates the modules are the same except that Medical Care (MC) replaces Medical First Aid.


To qualify for this condensed course candidates must have valid certificates for each component.

The PSSR/PST module requires that candidates have swimming costumes and towels.

The Fire Fighting courses require candidates to have overalls and safety boots, and produce their ID.

Valid medical certificate required for practical modules

All candidates must be conversant and literate in English.

Additional Information

A minimum of 6 and a maximum of 14 candidates are required and the fee includes notes and transport to and from the wet drill module.

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.

Candidates to bring along ID/Passport and valid course certificates being revalidated on 1st day of course.

Kindly note that we do not accept cheques, only cash or electronic transfers.

Course Details

Duration: 6 days for deck officers at the operational level and all engineer officers. 7 days for Masters and Chief Mates.

Course Dates:
17 - 19 OCTOBER

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.