Sea Safety Training Group (Pty) Ltd

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Sea Safety Training Group (Pty) Ltd operates SAMSA accredited Maritime Training Centres in St Helena Bay, Cape Town (Head Office), Durban, Mossel Bay and Port Elizabeth.

Sea Safety Training Group (SSTG) is committed to provide the services of safety training, safety systems and maritime specialised compliance audits. Training and Services are based on real-world situations, and the highest standards can be expected. We are accredited providers for Master Coastal qualifications and specialise in Deck/Engineering qualifications for all vessels under 500GT. Our ancillary courses are accredited under the Standards of Training Certification and Watch keeping (STCW); complying with the Manila Regulations and all courses are internationally recognised!

Our focus at Sea Safety Training Group (SSTG) is the Seafarer. We aim to ensure that we have a part to play in producing well-rounded staff at every level from fishermen, to engineers, cadets and Officers, that will demonstrate the skill, knowledge and attitude required to competently perform in their job roles across the maritime industry while keeping up with technological advancements aboard vessels.
SSTG’s goal is to work towards making entry routes available at all levels of qualifications and are currently expanding their reach through e-learning and the provision of blended learning platforms through the use of tablets in classroom delivery.

SSTG has the largest number of maritime accreditations in South Africa and provides holistic services to students at each of its three major locations (Cape Town, St Helena Bay and Port Elizabeth) including a combination of transport, accommodation, meals, Career Guidance, Crew Resource Management, Coaching and Life-skills Development.

The SSTG Risk Department provide Consultancy Services where they assist with all queries maritime, including transitional arrangements to STCW-F and most Maritime Law concerns; and Compliance Audits that determine the current state of your vessel and provide a comprehensive report to ensure that all aspects of your vessel’s maintenance and safety are in line with current legislation.

SSTG maritime training extends beyond the fishing sector and includes comprehensive Merchant Fleet Training for Master Coastal, Deck Officers and Marine Motorman with Officer in Charge of Navigational Watch being launched in 2017 and the Engineering Officer of the Watch course currently awaiting accreditation for a 2018 launch.

SSTG have employed a Specialist Executive Coach and Career Developer to facilitate Corporate Training and Coaching at all levels including baseline skills required for entry level staff to effectively perform their jobs through to Leadership, Management, Problem-Solving, Interpersonal Skills, Emotional Intelligence, Professional Ethics and The Human Element, etc. The goal of this Division is to meet with Employers, conduct a Training Needs Analysis, recommend the best possible solution, which may not always be training, and then develop the required program by contextualising and customising the training content and delivery to meet the needs of the Employer.

STCW Training Centers

Sea Safety Training Group (Pty) Ltd have their training centers in the following locations:

  • Cape Town, Western Cape, South Africa
  • St Helena Bay, Western Cape, South Africa
  • Port Elizabeth, Eastern Cape, South Africa

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