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MCA Approved STCW Safety Courses, RYA Training and AEC Engine Course in Liverpool, Antibes and Barcelona

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Established in 2004, Seascope Maritime Training is a maritime training center specializing in commercial MCA, STCW & RYA training in Liverpool, Antibes & Barcelona. Seascope Maritime flagship school is based in Liverpool and is the industry leader in the north of England. Since 2015 the training school expanded further enabling it to deliver courses on the ground in the popular yachting hubs of Antibes and Barcelona. The training programs are tailored to provide those who are looking for a career in Yacht, Cruise Liner or Ferry.

The training centre in Liverpool is set in the heart of the city and situated on the eastern side of the Mersey Estuary. In French Antibes, the classroom is based in the heart of the old town and the state of the art purpose built fire-ground for the fire-fighting module is 40 minute drive away from the town. The Barcelona, Spain branch (partnered with MT Sail & Power) is based at Port Vell and is Just 25 minutes from the nearest airport.


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Maritime Training Programs




STCW Safety Training

  • STCW Basic Safety Training (6 days): Basic Safety Training is a one week long course, comprised of five important modules to equip you with the skills and knowledge to survive an emergency at sea. It is mandatory training for crew working on board commercial vessels over 24 meters in length, but strongly recommended to be taken by all Seafarers.
  • STCW Refresher Training / Updated Proficiency in Fire and PST (2 days): Basic Training Certificates need to be updated every 5 years in order to comply with requirements introduced to the STCW Code in Manila 2010.
  • STCW Advanced Firefighting (4 days): Advanced Firefighting forms part of the training required for Deck and Engineering Officers, wishing to apply for or to revalidate their Certificates of Competency. It is also required for Crew designated to manage and control fire-fighting operations onboard the vessel at port and at sea.
  • STCW Crowd Management (0.5 day): Crowd Management Training is required for all personnel designated to assist passengers in an emergency as per STCW regulation V/2.
  • Crisis Management and Human Behavior (1 day): The aim of the course is to increase awareness of persons responsible for the safety of passengers in an emergency situation.
  • Security Awareness (0.5 day): The Proficiency in Security Awareness course is designed to meet the requirements for training as set out in the International Ship and Port Facility Security Code (ISPS Code), and the guidance laid out in the SOLAS Regulations 1974.
  • STCW Elementary First Aid (1 day): STCW Elementary First Aid (EFA) is a one day course, designed to form part of the minimum Basic Safety Training program for seafarers.
  • Basic Fire-Prevention and Firefighting (2.5 days): This course is accredited by the MCA and provides part of the statutory basic training requirements for seafarers.
  • STCW Personal Survival Techniques (PST) (1 day): This course covers the syllabus required by the STCW95 table A-VI/1-1 and is part of the mandatory training for seafarers.
  • STCW Personal Safety and Social Responsibility (PSSR) (0.5 day): The Personal Safety and Social Responsibility course covers the syllabus required by the STCW table A-VI/1-4 this is not a yacht restricted certificate.

Engineering Courses

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  • AEC Approved Engine Course (4 days): The MCA Approved Engine Course (AEC) is aimed at giving a general appreciation and understanding of marine diesel engines and an understanding of the Chief Engineer’s role and responsibilities. It is the first rung on the ladder for Students embarking on the MCA Engineering Officer training route, and an ideal introduction for those who just wish to improve and enhance their employment prospects in the maritime industry.

RYA Courses

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LAST UPDATED ON Feb 18, 2020