STCW Basic Training Course

STCW Basic Training Cape Town


STCW basic training is the minimum legal qualifications required to work on any commercial vessel at sea. If you’re planning on making a career out of yachting you’ll need to complete your STCW training.


The STCW Basic Training course is a 12/14 day course that takes place in Cape Town running every week and can be split by its sections if you can’t do the 12/14 days consecutively.  Each Certificate is valid for 5 years.  The course fees include refreshments at 10.00am, and lunch.  It is made up of the following courses:


Personal Safety and Social Responsibilities – Monday and Tuesday

Elementary First Aid – Wednesday and Thursday

Personal Survival Techniques – Thursday and Friday

Marine Fire Fighting and Fire Prevention – Monday to Wednesday

Designated Security Duties – Monday and Tuesday or Thursday and Friday


The cost of the STCW course is R8 860,00, which includes lunches and  excludes accommodation.

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