World Leader in STCW Marine Training

Over 200 Courses Available

All courses meet the highest standards and take into account the practical needs of our visiting delegates.

Your journey can start right here by booking through our website, or by seeking assistance of our friendly booking team.

Passionate about our work, we consider ourselves the leading provider in the industry and our customers and partners seem to agree. Leading the way, we are Maritime & Coastguard Agency and ISO:9001 accredited course providers and each year we are committed to finding new ways to keep improving.


A Team Effort

The MSA is staffed by an expert complement of superb hands-on instructors, hand-picked as experts from multiple sectors and disciplines

Thanks to the experience and expertise of this team we are able to offer over 200 courses for all levels and requirements; starting with the foundation level STCW marine course for all seafarers, right through to commercial firefighting courses for the shoreside industry.

We Make It Easy!

Supporting this front line service is a first-class delegate support Team, equipped to deal with any personal requirements, including organising any travel, accommodation and hospitality needs to ensure each attendee gets the most out of their training experience. We aim to make it easy!

Membership Discounts

We offer a range of discounts for members of our trusted partners, including:

  • PYA
  • Chiltern Maritime
  • IMEC
  • The Nautical Institute
  • Nautilus International – Nautilus has secured a 10% discount for members undertaking any training courses with the Maritime Skills Academy (MSA) in Dover.

Course Funding

Selected training courses are eligible for grant funding for unemployed officers by the Maritime Education Foundation (MEF) and funding may be available on a case by case basis for other STCW courses.

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Updated Advanced Fire Fighting (AFF Refresher) Route 1

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