Grindrod Shipping Training Academy

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We are a maritime traininng academy situasted in Durban, South Africa. We offer all basic and advcanced STCW 2010 courses as well as OPITO courses (accreditation should be ready by end June 2017). Please visit our website for more information on our training offered.

STCW Training Centers

Grindrod Shipping Training Academy have their training center located in Durban, South Africa, South Africa.


Customer Reviews

Grindrod Shipping Training Academy reviews as published on Google:

  • MORANDT GANESAN

    MORANDT GANESAN

    Average rating: a week ago

    Come here every 5 years.
    Excellent training academy.

  • Daniel Atanassov

    Daniel Atanassov

    Average rating: in the last week

    Over the past 2 weeks several emails were sent to confirm bookings and payment for STCW courses including follow up emails but no reply and zero intrest. Completely and utterly useless! Better do your courses in Cape Town for efficient and professional service.

  • Michael Venter

    Michael Venter

    Average rating: a month ago

    Very well setup, instructors are well versed in the subjects they teach. They are up to date with new training and have all the equipment needed.

  • dutchman d

    dutchman d

    Average rating: 2 months ago

    Best experience
    Well explained
    Excellent service
    Even the food is good

  • Kelvin Smith

    Kelvin Smith

    Average rating: 3 weeks ago

    Poor. No response to queries submitted.

  • Thandolwami Ngcobo

    Thandolwami Ngcobo

    Average rating: October 16, 2020

    The lecturers are excellent and their study materials are perfect

  • Claudius Clutties

    Claudius Clutties

    Average rating: July 14, 2020

    excellent training facility

  • Thabiso Khumbuza

    Thabiso Khumbuza

    Average rating: June 15, 2020

  • Alicia Price

    Alicia Price

    Average rating: March 16, 2020

    I did my STCW 2010 course through Grindrod shipping academy.... I had an absolutely amazing experience with them. The facilities and instructors are outstanding. The theory and practicals were also really fantastic. I would highly recommend this academy to anyone wanting to complete a variety of courses that they offer. Keep up the amazing work

  • David Hoare

    David Hoare

    Average rating: February 26, 2020

    Excellent training!

  • Retief Mulder

    Retief Mulder

    Average rating: August 29, 2019

  • Scot Bleasdale

    Scot Bleasdale

    Average rating: January 14, 2019

  • Taylor Van Niekerk

    Taylor Van Niekerk

    Average rating: January 9, 2019

    Excellent service, Bravo Zulu.

  • Lindiwe Malinga

    Lindiwe Malinga

    Average rating: November 11, 2018

  • wonder ndaba

    wonder ndaba

    Average rating: June 1, 2017

  • Instructor G

    Instructor G

    Average rating: July 18, 2015

    ABOUT UNICORN SHIPPING MARINE TRAINING - (Grindrod Shipping Training Academy)

    The Unicorn Training School, situated in Durban on the east coast of South Africa, is a registered establishment that conducts courses required by the marine and allied industries. The School is accredited by SAMSA (South African Marine Safety Authority) and recognized by the MCA. Since 1975 the School has trained both seafarers and personnel for shore based sectors of trade. The school is not restricted by the Prospectus and courses can be tailor-made to suit requirements. The co-ordination centre at the School takes bookings and arranges a variety of courses at various other training institutions.

    OUR VISION

    To be the preferred provider of internationally accredited Marine Training on the Southern Africa East Coast.

    MISSION STATEMENT

    The Unicorn Training School is commited to the training of seafarers to the highest standards for the South African and international marine industry. Our prime objective is to provide our customers with consistently high quality training service at competitive rates. Unicorn Training will develop quality education and training for other sectors of the marine industry as and when opportunities arise.

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