Maritime Skills Academy

A World Leader in STCW Marine Training

The Maritime Skills Academy, part of the Viking ‘a Family of Companies’, provides vital training for the maritime industry with its extensive portfolio of MCA accredited STCW courses, refresher training and professional development courses.

The iconic, state of the art training facility is located in Dover, Kent, which is ideally situated for links to the UK and Europe and has been designed to provide seafarers a versatile and inspirational training environment.

The centre is fully equipped for all STCW safety training featuring a dedicated environment survival pool complex, full fire training ground and lifeboat centre.

We offer training that covers all sectors of the maritime industry worldwide from cruise ships, superyachts, oil & gas, ports and harbours to marine logistics and offshore wind farms. Also includes land based sectors such as power stations, the emergency services and partnering with local colleges.

We are also an Approved Marlins English Testing Centre.

Our new Marine Survival Complex, based at Whitfield on the outskirts of Dover UK, is now open – and will enable us to extend the range and number of courses that we offer.

STCW Training Centers

Maritime Skills Academy have their training center located in Dover, Kent, United Kingdom.

Terms and Conditions

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STCW Courses

STCW Basic Safety Training (New Entrants)
STCW Basic Safety Training (including Security Awareness)
STCW Refresher
Certificate of Updated Proficiency in Fire Prevention & Fire Fighting (Refresher)
Certificate of Updated Proficiency in Advanced Fire Fighting (Refresher)
Certificate of Updated Proficiency in Personal Survival Techniques (Refresher)
Certificate of Updated Proficiency in Survival Craft and Rescue Boats other than Fast Rescue Boat (Refresher)
Certificate of Updated Proficiency in Fast Rescue Boat
Certificate of Updated Proficiency in Medical Care
4-Day Combination Refresher Package (PST, PSC&RB, FP&FF, AFF)
Firefighting
Certificate of Updated Proficiency in Fire Prevention & Fire Fighting (Refresher)
Certificate of Updated Proficiency in Advanced Fire Fighting (Refresher)
Certificate of Proficiency in Advanced Fire Fighting
Medical
Certificate of Updated Proficiency in Medical Care
Certificate of Proficiency in Medical First Aid
Certificate of Proficiency in Medical Care
Life / Rescue Boat
Certificate of Updated Proficiency in Survival Craft and Rescue Boats other than Fast Rescue Boat (Refresher)
Certificate of Updated Proficiency in Fast Rescue Boat
Certificate of Proficiency in Survival Craft and Rescue Boats other than Fast Rescue Boat
Certificate of Proficiency in Fast Rescue Boat
Safety Management
Certificate of Proficiency in Crisis Management & Human Behaviour
Security
Certificate of Proficiency in Security Awareness
Certificate of Proficiency in Designated Security Duties
Certificate of Proficiency as Ship Security Officer
Deck, Bridge, Dynamic Positioning, Navigation
HELM (Human Element, Leadership & Management) - Management Level
Additional STCW courses
MCA Helicopter Landing Officer
MCA Helicopter Refuelling
MCA Helideck Fire Fighting
MCA Helideck Procedures & Emergency Response
MCA Helideck Safety Training Package
RYA Powerboat Level 2
RYA Tender Operator
Superyacht Starter Package
Train the Trainer (IMO model course 6.09)