MCA Courses and Modules

MCA Basic Safety Training (STCW)

Our MCA approved classroom based courses cover everything from Fire Prevention and Fire Fighting to Personal Survival Techniques. We run these courses as individual modules or as intensive programmes from our HQ in Bristol, using other facilities for specific elements of the training.

The MCA Basic Safety Training STCW 95 / 2010 certificates are compulsory to work on a commercial vessel, which includes all of the essential codes of conduct. Key skills such as Sea Survival, Fire Fighting and Ship Security are taught giving you the necessary skills and qualifications to kickstart your career in this prestigious industry.

Cost: £845

Duration: 6 Day

To book the full 6 day course use the calendar below and book the MCA Basic Safety Training Icon.

MCA Basic Safety Course Modules

If you require any of the modules individually for a MCA Basic Safety Training renewal or for other purposes you can also book those through the calendar. Prices can be found when you click on the date you require.

Individual Modules Available:

  • Elementary First Aid (EFA)
  • Personal Survival Techniques (PST)
  • Personal Safety and Social Responsibilities (PSSR)
  • Fire Prevention and Fire Fighting (FPFF)
  • Proficiency in Designated Security Duties (PDSD)

Courses and individual modules can be booked on the calendar below or alternatively you can contact us with any questions at

VENUE: Bristol Maritime Academy, Underfall Yard, Cumberland Road, Bristol, BS1 6XG

Course Calendar