What is the STCW Pre-Sea Training?

The Standards of Training, Certification and Watchkeeping (STCW) pre-sea training is a requirement of the International STCW Convention for anyone seeking employment on a commercial ship, ferry, cruise ship or superyacht.

SAMTRA Cruise offers a complete package of the required training courses for South Africans, who are English speaking and known for their hospitality, friendly disposition and can-do attitude.

The STCW 2010 standard for seafarers includes the following:

And we will assist our candidates with obtaining their ENG 1 Medicals and the correct transit documentation.

To find out more about STCW training and scheduled courses email cruise@samtra.co.za

Training Facilities

Courses are presented at the SAMTRA training facility in Simon’s Town (except for Fire Fighting) and occasionally at other centres in South Africa, should demand require.

We can recommend accommodation for the duration of the training at approved B&B venues in this picturesque naval town.

Safety at Sea courses at SAMTRA Cruise
Fire Fighting Courses at SAMTRA Cruise
Safety at Sea courses at SAMTRA Cruise