All Courses/Training

Seatrain offers a wide range of training services.  These include STCW training programmes (officers, ratings and oil and gas), short courses, mandatory courses and company-specific training.  Please scroll down to read more or email admin@seatrain.co.za

STCW – Oil and Gas courses

The following courses are presented in association with the Australian-based SAFESHIP Tanker Safety Consultants.  These are SAMSA accredited STCW training courses for personnel in the oil, gas and chemical tanker shipping industries.   Information leaflets on each of the below are available on request (email admin@seatrain.co.za)

  • Basic Training for Oil and Chemical Tanker Cargo Operations – STCW A-V/1-1-1
  • Basic Training for Liquefied Gas Tanker Cargo Operations – STCW A-V/1-2-1
  • Advanced Training for Oil and Chemical Tanker Cargo Operations – STCW A-V/1-1-2 & 1-1-3
  • Advanced Training for Liquefied Gas Tanker Cargo Operations – STCW A-V/1-2-2

Click on the link below to view the full range of SAMTRA courses, as available via Seatrain.

SAMTRA Course List 2021 for Seatrain

STCW – Deck Officer Certificates

  1. Skipper (< 200GT port operations)
  2. Master (< 200GT near coastal)
  3. Master (< 200GT)
  4. Mate (< 500GT near coastal)
  5. Mate (< 500GT)
  6. Master (< 1600GT port operations)
  7. Master (port operations)
  8. Master (< 500GT near coastal)
  9. Master (< 500GT)
  10. Deck officer (unlimited)
  11. Chief mate (< 3000GT)
  12. Master (< 3000GT)
  13. Chief mate
  14. Master

STCW – Engineer Officer Certificates

  1. Chief engineer (< 750kW port operations)
  2. Chief engineer (< 1500kW port operations)
  3. Chief engineer officer (port operations)
  4. Marine motorman Grade 2
  5. Marine motorman Grade 1
  6. Marine motorman Higher Grade
  7. Engineer officer
  8. Second engineer (< 3000kW)
  9. Chief engineer (< 3000kW)
  10. Second engineer
  11. Chief engineer
  12. Electro technical officer

STCW Rating Certificates and Certificates of Proficiency

  1. Ordinary seafarer deck
  2. Able seafarer deck (port operation)
  3. Able seafarer deck (fishing)
  4. Able seafarer deck
  5. Ordinary seafarer engine
  6. Able seafarer engine (port operations)
  7. Able seafarer engine
  8. Electro technical rating
  9. Efficient cook

Mandatory/Skills development training

All mandatory training and education is fully accredited by SAMSA, the South African Maritime Safety Authority (SAMSA), and therefore fully compliant with STCW 2010 (Manila amended) requirements.

  • Simulator based training: ECDIS, GMDSS, Long Range Certificate, Shipboard Security Officer, Marine Pollution (MARPOL), ENS at Management & Operations level, ARPA at Management level, High Voltage
  • Bridge Simulator: ASD/Voith Tug Handling Familiarisation/Intermediate courses, Bridge Watchkeeping (BWK) for Cadets / Ratings,
  • Bridge Resource Management (BRM), Bridge Resource Management for Pilots (BRMP), Ship Simulation & Bridge Teamwork (SSBT).
  • Engine Room Simulator: Auxiliary Boiler Familiarisation, General Refrigeration, Engine Room Plant Familiarisation (ERPF), Engine Room Resource Management (ERRM), Engine Room Watchkeeping

Short courses

Short courses currently available include:

  • Pre Sea Familiarisation Training: Induction
  • Basic Training (STCW required): PSSR, PST, Fire Fighting, FAAS, DSD and Medicals & eyesight tests (where required)
  • Safety Training: Basic Training for Liquefied Gas Tanker Cargo Operations, Basic Training for Oil & Chemical Tanker Cargo Operations, Advanced Training for Oil & Chemical Tanker Cargo Operations,  Advanced Training for Gas Tanker Cargo Operations, Carriage of Dangerous Goods, Safety Officer.
  • Mandatory/Skills development training:  All mandatory training and education is fully accredited by SAMSA, the South African Maritime Safety Authority, and therefore fully compliant with STCW 2010 (Manila amended) requirements.
  • Simulator based training: ECDIS, GMDSS, Long Range Certificate, Shipboard Security Officer, Marine Pollution (MARPOL), ENS at Management & Operations level, ARPA at Management level, High Voltage
  • Bridge Simulator: ASD/Voith Tug Handling Familiarisation/Intermediate courses, Bridge Watchkeeping (BWK) for Cadets / Ratings, Bridge Resource Management (BRM), Bridge Resource Management for Pilots (BRMP), Ship Simulation & Bridge Teamwork (SSBT).
  • Engine Room Simulator: Auxiliary Boiler Familiarisation, General Refrigeration, Engine Room Plant Familiarisation (ERPF), Engine Room Resource Management (ERRM), Engine Room Watchkeeping etc

Company Specific Courses

We also develop client-specific training programmes.  Email admin@seatrain.co.za for more.