8,750 ZAR

Course Type:
STCW ➜ STCW Basic Safety Training Week (Package)
Training School:
Get Onboard Superyacht Academy
Cape Town, Western Cape, South Africa
11 days


STCW stands for Standards of Training, Certification and Watchkeeping. The STCW'2010, previously referred to as STCW'95, is a compulsory requirement for any seafarer in order to be eligible for employment at sea. The STCW 2010 has replaced STCW 95 and is the new code that all seafarers working on board commercial vessels must adhere to. If you are planning on joining the Superyacht industry to look for a yacht job as a stewardess, deckhand, engineer or chef, you will need to complete this STCW course.

The course runs every week in Cape Town and takes 11 days to complete. The course is made up of 5 modules.

What are the STCW training modules:

Personal Safety and Social Responsibilities (PSSR) This STCW training prepares you for the day-to-day emergencies that may occur, safe working practices and understanding of basic employment and working conditions on board the yacht or cruise ship.
Elementary First Aid (EFA) The competent learner will be able to perform the role of a first aider until advanced medical assistance arrives.
Personal Survival Techniques (PST) This STCW course module teaches you the essential principles of sea survival and safety including: donning of lifejackets, launching of life rafts, evacuation and use of search and rescue tools.
Marine Fire Fighting and Fire Prevention You will learn about fire prevention on board a yacht or ship and how to control firefighting operations onboard.
Designated Security Duties This learning opportunity is designed for the training of all Seafarers’ onboard ships to which the ISPS code applies must carry the DSD certificate. In addition to the onboard security training, this is mandatory for ship personnel responsible for ship security, new security trainings have been made compulsory for all personnel employed or engaged on board ships.
The course fee includes refreshments and lunch as well as all course material required.

Get Onboard Superyacht Academy is able to offer one, if not the, most affordable STCW course for super yachts in South Africa.

If you are looking to get qualified for the super yachts in South Africa, contact Get Onboard Superyacht Academy for all of your STCW yacht courses requirements.

Our STCW course is internationally recognised by SAMSA and the MCA.


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Get Onboard Superyacht Academy

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32 Kloof Street
Cape Town
Western Cape
South Africa

Tel: (+27) 0839954589
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