Before being assigned to shipboard duties, all person employed or engaged on a seagoing ship other than passengers, must attend approved training in Personal Survival Tech niques or approved Familiarisation training in accordance with STCW Section A-VI/1, paragraph 1 of the STCW Code. The course meets the requirements of the South African Code of Maritime Qualifications and is accredited by SAMSA. The course is held at Unicorn Shipping Training Academy.



The successful candidates will be issued a certificate which will be numbered for reference.


A minimum of 6 candidates are required and the fee includes notes and sundry materials and a light lunch.


Courses can be held by arrangement for principals to suit crew joining dates.


Candidates are to bring along their ID/Passport on the 1st day of the course.




All candidates must be conversant and literate in English.




Course Information


Duration: 2 days


Course Dates: 16 – 17 January 2017




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: R2350.00