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MCA Approved  STCW Courses and Superyacht Programs in Paignton, Plymouth and online

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Established in 2004 and located at Devon UK, STCW Training UK delivers MCA approved Basic STCW 95 and 2010 training for Merchant Navy and Super Yacht crews. The center is fully compliant with the new 2010 Manila Amendments and as well as the initial training courses. STCW Training UK has trained over 2000 seafarers since inception. 

STCW Training UK is located at Paignton, South Devon which is a convenient place to run STCW training in the South West of the UK. Paignton nestles in the centre of the popular holiday resort of Torbay and there are numerous hotels, guest houses, restaurants etc for course delegates. The fire-fighting courses are conducted in Plymouth which is home to the South West's premier maritime fire fighting training centre run by the Devon and Somerset Fire Brigade.


The First Aid courses are instructed by career professionals who are often serving paramedics with extensive maritime experience. For fire-fighting courses they use the same facilities as the Devon and Somerset Fire and Rescue Service with time-served, experienced fire-fighter instructors. Other modules are taught by approved and instructors and all the courses are designed to increase your safety awareness whilst still keeping the course delivery enjoyable.

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Training Programs




Superyacht Courses

  • Efficient Deckhand
  • Officer of the Watch

STCW Courses

  • Elementary First Aid
  • Personal Survival Techniques
  • Personal Safety & Social Responsibilities
  • Fire Fighting - Basic & Advanced
  • Basic Fire Prevention and Firefighting Refresher
  • Personal Survival Techniques Refresher
  • Advanced Firefighting Refresher

STCW-ISPS Security Courses

Online Courses

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  • STCW Crowd Management
  • STCW Crisis Management and Human Behaviour
  • STCW Ice Navigation in Polar Waters (basic)
  • Marlins English Language Test for Seafarers
  • Marlins English Language Test for Cruise Ship Staff
  • Marlins English Language Test for Offshore Workers

Interior Crew Program (5 days)

  • Overview of job description
  • Department heads and management
  • High level of service skills
  • Wine knowledge
  • Cocktails
  • Housekeeping & laundry
  • Barista training
  • Attention to detail and the art of being tidy
  • Problem solving and trouble shooting
  • How to stow a boat to go to sea
  • Communication and teamwork
  • What is provisioning and how to do it
  • Brand awareness (know how to spot and care for valuable items)
  • Wardrobe management
  • Life as a crew member
  • Paperwork and IT preparation
  • Uniform management
  • Inventory creation
  • Advice for the future