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MCA Approved STCW & Maritime Courses, RYA Courses and IRATA & GWO Training Programs in Port of Newhaven, East Sussex, UK

seaheaven maritime academy

Located at Port of Newhaven, East Sussex UK, Seahaven Maritime Academy is a purpose built, full maritime training centre accredited by the RYA and the MCA to run various courses and are ISO 9001 approved.

Seahaven is a fully MCA approved establishment and teaches a complete range of hands on maritime courses including RYA and Leisure Courses and Professional Course.


 The multipurpose bridge simulators consist of 4 networked ships consoles which can be utilized to undertake a wide range of radar training. They have the very best technology on hand to ensure that you get the most realistic experience possible when learning about handling boats and ships.

Seahaven also provides preparation courses for those working towards their MCA Masters Certificates of competence. The dedicated Trainers have had considerable experience in command of commercial vessels and many years working as instructors.

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Training Programs




STCW Basic Training Courses

  • MCA STCW - Basic Training Package
  • MCA STCW - Personal Safety and Social Responsibility
  • MCA STCW - Proficiency in Security Awareness
  • MCA STCW - Elementary First Aid
  • MCA STCW - Fire Prevention and Fire Fighting
  • MCA STCW - Personal Survival Techniques

STCW Refresher (Update) Courses

  • MCA STCW - Fire Prevention and Fire Fighting Refresher
  • MCA STCW - Personal Survival Techniques Refresher
  • MCA STCW - Standard Refresher Package

HABC Courses

  • HABC Level 2 Award in Food Safety at Sea (RQF)

Other Maritime Courses

  • STCW Crowd Management on Passenger Ships
  • Superyacht Crew (Deck) Training Package
  • Superyacht Crew Interior (Hospitality)
  • Basic Seamanship
  • SCBA Basic Wearer

MCA Oral Exam Prep Courses

  • MCA Master (Code vessels less than 200gt) OOW (Yachts less than 500gt)
  • MCA Master 500gt (Yachts) Oral Exam Prep
  • MCA OOW 3000gt (Yachts) Oral exam Prep
  • MCA Master 3000gt (Yachts) Oral Exam Prep

RYA Shorebased (Theory) Courses

RYA Specialist Short Courses

  • RYA Marine Radio Short Range (VHF) Certificate
  • RYA Basic Sea Survival
  • RYA Diesel Engine Course
  • RYA First Aid
  • RYA Radar

RYA Online Interactive Courses

  • RYA Marine Radio Short Range (VHF) Online Certificate
  • RYA Professional Practices and Responsibilities

RYA Powerboat Courses

  • RYA Level 2 Powerboat Handling

Other Courses

  • Own Boat Tuition
  • IRATA Courses
  • GWO Courses

LAST UPDATED ON Dec 9, 2020