First Aid at Sea courses, meeting the requirements of STCW A-VI/4-1 and the South African Code of Maritime Qualifications, are run by a highly qualified SAMSA accredited instructor. These courses are held at the Grindrod Shipping Training Academy. The course is accredited by SAMSA and certificates are issued to successful candidates on completion.

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.


Elementary First Aid Course Fee:  R3150.00

Medical First Aid Course Fee: R 3550.00



Candidates are to bring ID/Passport on the 1st day of the



All candidates must be conversant and literate in English.




Course Information


Elementary First Aid Duration: 2 days

Medical First Aid Duration: 5 days


Course Dates: 5 – 9 June

Course Dates: 19 – 23 June

Course Dates: 3 – 7 July

Course Dates: 17 – 21 July

Course Dates: 14 – 18 August

Course Dates: 4 – 8 September

Course Dates: 18 – 22 September

Course Dates: 9 – 13 October

Course Dates: 23 – 27 October

Course Dates: 6 – 10 November

Course Dates: 20 – 24 November

Course Dates: 4 – 8 December