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Maritime School Courses

Providing a complete suite of courses for dealing with incidents ranging from fires in vessels on small inland waterways to the incident command of large incidents on ocean going ships, all Maritime School courses are ISO 9001: 2008 compliant and where appropriate, are accredited by the relevant authorities or examination bodies, including the Maritime and Coastguard Agency.

We can also create bespoke courses for customers that are accredited through our approval centre with a number of nationally recognised qualification bodies.

MCA accreditedUtilising our modern training facilities, Maritime School has use of two ships structures/rigs and a fixed fire fighting installation demonstration unit. Maritime School also has access to a wide range of boats and ships, from small commercial craft to large naval and commercial vessels. We also have unique access to a large Port and Naval Docks which, when required, can be utilised to provide greater realism to the courses we offer.

Our primary aim is to equip delegates with the ability to safely and competently face emergency situations, fire or otherwise at sea and to control and resolve them without loss of life or injury and whilst reducing the costs associated with such fire loss.

Our Courses

STCW Basic Safety Week

STCW Basic Training in Fire Prevention & Firefighting

STCW Advanced Firefighting

STCW Personal Safety & Social Responsibility

STCW Proficiency in Security Awareness

STCW Basic First Aid

STCW Personal Sea Survival Techniques

STCW 2010 Updated Proficiency in Basic Fire Prevention & Fire Fighting

STCW 2010 Updated Proficiency in Advanced Fire Fighting

Boatmaster’s Licence – Basic Fire Fighting & Prevention 

Advanced Award in Maritime Firefighting (BTEC Level 3)

Professional Award in Maritime Firefighting (BTEC Level 4)

Maritime Incident Command for Crew & Watch Managers

Maritime Enclosed Space Entry



Our Specialist Expertise

Maritime Fire Safety Compliance

To comply with the requirements of the Merchant Navy Training Board and STCW Regulations, Maritime School runs MCA accredited maritime basic fire fighting and maritime advanced fire fighting training courses incorporating a command and control element.

In addition, one day shipboard fire fighting courses are provided for fishermen and boat masters, which can be bespoke courses designed for particular requirements and applications.


New Maritime Enclosed Space Entry Training Course Launched

The dangers of entering enclosed spaces on ships and offshore structures has been widely reported. In order to assist professional vessel operators and managers in managing the risks associated with operations in these areas, Red One has now launched a NEW Maritime Enclosed Space Entry Training course for individuals working at sea.

This course features both theory and practical elements, designed to provide delegates with the knowledge and skills to keep both themselves and their colleagues safe when working within these hazardous areas. Click here to find out more!

Latest STCW 2010 Refresher Courses Now Available

As of July 1st 2013, all STCW certificates have a maximum duration of five years. Holders of STCW certificates issued before July 1st 2013 must attend a refresher course to update their proficiency in maritime fire prevention and fire fighting by December 31st 2016 at the latest. If you have not attended an accredited training course by this date, your STCW certificate will expire.

The Maritime School now offers accredited STCW 2010 Basic and Advanced refresher courses to enable you to renew your STCW certificate. We recommend you book onto one of our refresher courses as soon as possible, as demand for course places is likely to increase as the December 31st 2016 deadline for renewal approaches.

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