About

The University of Gibraltar Maritime Academy delivers UK-aligned, MCA-approved maritime training.
It is responsible for delivering the STCW courses required for the University’s BSc (Hons) Maritime Science programme and can offer additional training for other sectors of the Maritime Industry including the Oil and Gas sector (OPITO Standard), Renewable Energy Sector (GWO Standard), Superyacht crew courses and STCW Refresher courses.
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Maritime Hub

As a British Overseas Territory, Gibraltar is a globally-significant maritime centre of excellence that benefits from 20,000 crew changes a year, the busiest bunkering operation in the Mediterranean and regular calls from commercial and private passenger vessels. Gibraltar enjoys regular air links with the UK, a land border with Spain makes it an ideal location to carry out training.

Quality Learning Experience

The University of Gibraltar aligns itself to UK quality standards of academic delivery and this approach runs through each training course offered by its Maritime Academy. Students can expect a professional and highly participative learning experience designed to impart the skills and knowledge required for each certificate.

Our Courses

  • STCW Basic Safety Training Week Certificate

    STCW Basic Safety Training Week

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    1 Week

    No Placement option

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  • STCW Proficiency in Maritime Security Awareness Certificate

    Proficiency in Maritime Security Awareness

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    0.5 Days

    No Placement option

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  • STCW Personal Survival Techniques Certificate

    Personal Survival Techniques

    This course will give seafarers the relevant knowledge, understanding and proficiency to safeguard themselves and others onboard under international regulations.[...]

    1 Days

    No Placement option

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  • STCW Elementary First Aid Certificate

    Elementary First Aid

    This course will give seafarers’ basic knowledge of the immediate response to give when faced with medical emergencies or accidents whilst at sea. [...]

    1 Days

    No Placement option

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  • STCW Personal Safety and Social Responsibility Certificate

    Personal Safety and Social Responsibility

    This course offers a basic introduction in safety procedures and accident prevention while informing them on the employment conditions and working environments that they can expect of merchant ships.[...]

    0.5 Days

    No Placement option

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  • STCW Fire Prevention and Firefighting Certificate

    Fire Prevention and Firefighting

    This course will give seafarers’ the necessary teaching and training in fire prevention and firefighting that attains the required knowledge, understanding and proficiency laid out in the STCW code. [...]

    1 Days

    No Placement option

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  • STCW Personal Survival Techniques (Refresher Training) Certificate

    Personal Survival Techniques (Refresher Training)

    The STCW Personal Survival Techniques Refresher Training is set up to offer prospective delegates with the necessary training to maintain proficiency as required in the STCW 2010 Manila Amendments. [...]

    0.5 Days

    No Placement option

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  • STCW Fire Prevention and Firefighting (Refresher Training) Certificate

    Fire Prevention and Firefighting (Refresher Training)

    This course will give seafarers’ the necessary teaching and training in fire prevention and firefighting that attains the required knowledge, understanding and proficiency laid out in the STCW code. [...]

    1 Days

    No Placement option

    Block delivery

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We aim to add another important service to complement the many services already available in Gibraltar’s Maritime Centre of Excellence.”

Aaron Lopez, Maritime Academy Manager (Ag)

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    Accommodation

    Accommodation is available at the purpose built Europa Suites. Located just a two-minute walk from our Europa Point Campus, the rooms have been designed as spaces in which to relax and study. Each self-contained studio apartment features a compact kitchen, en-suite bathroom and large desk.
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