Book By Phone

You are able to make a booking, or booking enquiry, on to any of our courses over the phone by calling our friendly and knowledgeable office & admissions team.

Our contact telephone number is: 01454 260 130

Our admissions team operate within the normal operating hours:

Monday – Friday from 0830 to 1700hrs.

Book Online

You may make a booking online using the automated system via our website using our ‘Courses‘ tab. You will be required to make a payment as you book, so please have your payment details to hand.

Your online booking will be followed up by an email confirmation from the office which will include course joining instructions.

Course times and dates are available on the individual course, or course package, pages. If you have any questions or need extra details please do call the office on the above ‘book by phone’ details.

Book By Email 

For Company Account holders only.

You may make a booking* via email at anytime by sending an email to

*Please be aware that course bookings requested by email are not confirmed until you receive confirmation from our office that the booking has been made, as dates and availability are subject to course place availability on any given date.

Looking for a crew group booking or a booking for dates not showing? Get in touch and we can discuss bespoke course options to suit your requirement.

Booking Accommodation

You can use our list of local accommodation providers to view local B&Bs, Hotels, Campsites and more. Many offer exclusive South West Maritime Academy discounted rates for our students. A link to this list will also be sent out with your course joining instructions at the time of booking your course.

You can also search to find your own accommodation options, with suggested local search areas being the villages of Wickwar, Cromhall, Charfield, Falfield and Wootton-Under-Edge for training at our main maritime training facility SWMA HQ, or around Portishead for our Fast Rescue Boat (days 2 and 3 only) and Power Boat Level 2 courses.

Unsure Which Course You Need?

If you are unsure which course you require please contact our office so we can help answer any questions or supply details where required.

You can contact the office during normal hours on 01454 260130 or anytime via our email at