About Western Maritime Training

About Us

Welcome to Western Maritime Training, an approved provider of maritime training courses located in Plymouth, in the South West of the United Kingdom.

We are proud to hold the prestigious ISO 9001:2015 quality standard. This means that you can be assured we are committed to delivering a high-quality training service that will more than satisfy your needs. 

We provide first-rate training to the maritime and offshore industries (including the Merchant Navy), training our students to a high professional standard. Established in 1990, we offer maritime courses at every level to students at our training centre, from STCW basic safety training to the 5-week NAEST course.

Our subject areas include:

  • Deck Courses
  • Superyacht Training
  • Maritime Engineering
  • Commercial Fishing

Each of our instructors are master mariners or technical specialists and have many years of experience in their field, in addition to holding a range of professional, seagoing qualifications.

STCW Sea Survival - Western Maritime Training

About Our Aims

Since we started life thirty years ago, we have been committed to delivering excellence in all that we do. We are dedicated to providing high-quality training to the offshore and maritime industries to equip those who work in the sector with basic skills, so they can progress in their careers and train to a high professional standard.

Whether you’re carrying out basic seafaring training to prepare you for a non-maritime related role on a cruise ship, need to complete a basic health and safety course for your fledgeling commercial fishing course, want to take an approved engine course or are ready to undertake training for Officer of the Watch qualifications, we offer a comprehensive range of maritime training courses, all under one roof.

About Our Licences & Accreditations

Western Maritime Training is an ISO accredited MCASQASeafish, AMERC and IAMI approved maritime training provider.

As a company, our team are actively involved in shaping the maritime industry and work closely with professional and industry bodies as a leading provider of maritime education and training. We hold memberships with a number of industry bodies and are actively involved in consulting and decision making within the commercial fishing sector.