Advertise your STCW Courses

STCW Direct is a unique online service where seafarers – experienced and new to the industry - can easily search STCW courses using a user friendly website.

All training schools licensed to provide STCW training, are welcome to register and advertise their courses here.

Benefits of Advertising on STCW Direct

STCW Direct belongs to a portfolio of many popular cruise, superyacht and maritime websites such as All Cruise Jobs, yaCrew and Sea Career.

By advertising your courses on STCW Direct, you will instantly reach over 500,000 registered candidates who have expressed an interest in establishing a career at sea as well as more than 300,000 visitors to our job boards (per month).

Advertising your courses on this website will also enhance the visibility of your organisation to the right audience - seafarers interested in STCW training.

Packages & Prices

Course packages examples

Basic Courses

Basic advertising of all STCW courses is free of charge.

Premium Courses

All courses run by training centers with Premium status are highlighted in course lists and search results to attract more attention. Prices depend on how many courses you list with us:

Training centers with 1-4 courses:
£200 GBP / $255 USD / €225 EUR for 12 months

Training centers with 5 or more courses:
£300 GBP / $385 USD / €340 EUR for 12 months

Featured Courses

Each course category can have up to 3 Featured courses per country. Featured courses are listed at the top of the page and are visually highlighted. The package includes the following:

  1. Course ad placement at the top of the course category on STCW Direct, All Cruise Jobs, yaCrew and Sea Career;
  2. Highlighted course listing in category and search results;
  3. Branded course page on STCW Direct - no third party adverts on the course detail page, large image, corporate colours, our branding pushed back;
  4. School advertised on TV at the STCW Direct stand at one of the Cruise Job Fairs;
  5. 50% discount on Networking pass or 10% discount on exhibition stand at one of the Cruise Job Fairs organised by us;
  6. An email to 50k+ registered users on our websites (candidates looking for work on cruise ships, yachts, merchant vessels) with an offer from the school;
  7. Promotion of the training center and its courses on our social media pages (LinkedIn, Facebook, Twitter, Instagram) with over 520,000 followers.

Featured Course Pricing:

1 course ... £180 / $230 / €205 per year
2 courses ... £250 / $320 / €285 per year
3 courses ... £320 / $410 / €365 per year
4 courses ... £380 / $485 / €430 per year
5 courses ... £440 / $565 / €500 per year

An additional fee of £180 applies for inclusion of the STCW Basic Safety course to the package.


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