We are a leading supplier of specialist maritime training courses

South West Maritime Academy are a leading provider of high quality training courses specializing in both STCW Basic to Advanced including STCW 2010 Updating training, Maritime, Security, Fire and Medical training for all levels of experience and ability – from complete novices to competent professionals and those looking to enhance their career prospects or update required industry specific qualifications.

STCW Updating Training (STCW 2010 Manila Amendments)

From 1 January 2017 seafarers are required to provide evidence of having either completed these courses within the past five years or that updating training has been undertaken as set out below.

  • Updated Proficiency in Personal Survival Techniques
  • Updated Proficiency in Fire Prevention and Fire Fighting
  • Updated Proficiency in Advanced Fire Fighting
  • Updated Proficiency in Survival Craft and Rescue Boats (other than Fast Rescue Boats)
  • Updated Proficiency in Fast Rescue Boats

Why choose us?

We are different

At South West Maritime Academy all of our instructors all have direct experience in the real life environments which form part of the specialist training scenarios, as well as a commitment and passion for imparting knowledge and skills which is second to none.

We are engaging

Our scenarios and environments are designed to be as realistic as possible and we engage all participants through training techniques including: active participation, hands on learning, and demonstrations.

We can support you

We can operate within our own facilities, on your premises or on board vessels to optimize time spent training with us and we provide on-going video refresh support through our website and course hand outs.

What our clients say

I learnt a lot more than I thought I would. Learnt lots and had a good time with a great bunch of people.

Mark Hopkins
of all participants rated our facilities as 'Excellent' or 'Very Good' 98%
of all participants rated our instructors as 'Excellent' or 'Very Good' 99%
of all participants would recommend our training 100%
Pass rate in 2016 100%

Our clients