10% OFF: STCW Basic Safety Training – w/c 30th July 18

South West Maritime Academy is running an STCW Basic Safety Training course w/c 30th July 2018. Essential for all seafarers.
£720 £648 per person

With SaltyJobs Crew Membership 10% Discount


SaltyJobs Offer 10% Discount
Event STCW Basic Safety Training Week
Date 30 July – 3 August 2018
Training Centre South West Maritime Academy
Location Quarry nr. Bristol/Gloucester, GL12 8AA, UK
Duration 5 days (0900-1700hrs)
Usual Price £720 inc. VAT
SaltyJobs Members’ Price £648

MCA STCW Basic Safety Training: 30th July – 3rd August 2018 

South West Maritime Academy regularly runs 5-day STCW Basic Safety Training course. They’re based at their quarry in Gloucestershire, and deliver the very best maritime training. We’ve been working with them for a little while now, and are pleased to launch this latest offer. SaltyJobs members can get 10% off the STCW Basic Safety Training course held w/c 30th July 2018.

The STCW Basic Safety Training course (STCW95 & STCW 2010) is required to be undertaken by all seafarers in accordance with section A-Vl/1 of the STCW Code. It’s an essential investment for those wishing to make a career at sea, or for recreational sailors looking for the best training. 

What Will It Cover?

The course is intended to ensure that seafarers are aware of the hazards of working on a vessel and enables you to respond appropriately to an emergency. The modules are:

  1. STCW Personal Survival Techniques
  2. STCW Fire Fighting and Fire Prevention
  3. STCW Elementary First Aid
  4. STCW Personal Safety and Social Responsibility
  5. STCW Proficiency in Security Awareness

You can read more about each of these sections of the course on South West Maritime Academy’s website here.

The modules listed within the course are a requirement for commercially endorsed Yachtmaster Offshore or Ocean that are working towards the MCA STCW Master Yacht 200 Tonnes (OOW 500 tonnes). They are also required by Masters and deck officers in commercial vessels over 24m in length and less than 500GT.

Joining Requirements

There are no joining requirements and no experience is needed. This is an entry level course, required for all persons wishing to work aboard seafaring vessels.


Upon successful completion of the STCW Basic Safety Training course (STCW95 & STCW 2010), candidates will receive Maritime & Coastguard Agency (MCA) approved certificates, valid for 5 years in the following:


South West Maritime Academy have a fantastic reputation for extremely high quality training. They are based at their own quarry in Gloucestershire, 25 minutes from just Bristol or Gloucester. This is a great part of the country, home to many fantastic shipyards and tall ships, with a community of its own useful to know about.

Their address is: South West Maritime Academy, Cromhall Quarry, Cromhall, South Gloucestershire, GL12 8AA

Dates & Times

The week will run from Monday 30th July to Friday 3rd August 2018, 09:00-17:00 hours each day.

The Cost & What’s Included

Price £720 per person inc. VAT. 10% SaltyJobs discount brings this down to £648.

This includes the cost of the 5-day course, all associated materials, and your certificate. You will need to arrange your own local accommodation but South West Maritime Academy can help with this. 

Other Dates

Can’t make these dates? South West Maritime Academy offer a 5% discount on all of their courses to SaltyJobs Crew Members (exclusive of other offers), so you can still take advantage of this.


Already a member? Contact us or South West Maritime Academy directly, quoting your name and membership number, to access your discounted training.

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