MCA & STCW training

We are recognised throughout the industry as being world-class providers of MCA deck officer training.

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World Class Training at UKSA

Our reputation as one of the world’s leading providers of MCA and STCW courses sets us apart as an industry leader. We offer a comprehensive range of all-inclusive courses designed to make career development as effective and straight-forward as possible.

Professional training at UKSA

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Our flexible approach to training makes it easy to fit in essential ongoing career development and re-validation of qualifications around work commitments. Our dedicated MCA training buildings and preferential accommodation options ensure you can get the most out of your time with us.

Plus, our full board campus means you don’t have to worry about organising mealtimes, and you can enjoy full use of our facilities during your stay. The communal areas offer great networking opportunities and the chance to wind down.

We offer bespoke packages for crews and individuals, so please do get in touch for further information.

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The UKSA instructional team

Our world-class team is made up of highly skilled industry experts from the Royal Navy, Merchant Navy and professional yachting sectors. They will share their skills and expertise with you as you study, ensuring you are effectively supported and mentored in order to achieve your true potential.

Our expert instructors have many years of experience and are always on-hand to ensure you receive the best quality training to further develop your maritime career.

Meet the team



The highlight of my career to date was passing my Master 3000gt, after more than 10 years of working hard and investing a lot of time studying (both onboard and ashore). It was a big achievement, especially considering that 10 years ago I did not even speak English

Jean-Damien Barrier -Chief Officer/Master 3000gt

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