A Division of TRU4 (Pty) Ltd

About SSTG – Sea Safety Training Group

Maritime Education and Training

SSTG was founded in 2013 by Leon Mouton with the intention to service the training needs of the wider Maritime communities. Subsequently the group grew to a multi-center institution with the focus on enhancing accessibility and effectively reducing training costs to break down barriers to entry in the maritime industry.

Our focus is on life-long-learning promoting the use of technologies. For this reason we were the first institution in South Africa to offer online STCW courses. Our accreditations are in line with STCW and STCW-F requirements through SAMSA.

SSTG is committed to preserve life by focusing on excellent maritime safety training. No student will be left behind, and we will not be satisfied with sub-standard achievements.

With this mindset, we address maritime safety training with a passion to make a difference in the lives of our local maritime community, and that of our international clientele as we expand globally.

We believe that maritime training should be as realistic as possible, and we do so by recreating real-world circumstances in a safe and professionally supervised environment. 

A Word from our CEO

SSTG Group CEOWe are never too old to learn, even from a young age. Everyone has the capability to learn, it does not matter how much – you can. If you are interested enough, your inquisitive mind will lead you on the path to acquire more knowledge.

I too had to start from humble beginnings as a subsistence fisherman, working my way up the ranks. Working hard, planning and staying committed to the dream eventually reaped the rewards. Self motivation to be successful in what you want to achieve is most probably the most important factor.

It is no coincidence that Competency is made up of three key elements : Knowledge, Skill and Attitude. Knowledge we can teach, skills you can develop during work experience but your attitude to do those things remains your own choice and is most probably the largest contributing factor to your success or failure.

We are committed to every learner and their success, not only the education and training part, but also their careers. There are few things so fulfilling for us than to post about the success stories and career progression of our learners.

We strive to create a safe environment for all to study, an environment where we find the balance between theory, practical and application.  SSTG offers a host of Maritime  approved courses along with the support services to ensure that you can focus on and enjoy your studies.

Nothing comes without taking the first step. The future holds what you dream of.

Our Vision

​Professional Development in reach of every person

Our Mission

​Provide innovative solutions to client requirements

Our Values

  • Accountability
  • Innovative
  • Ethical
  • Professionalism
  • Mutual Respect

Leon Mouton
Chief Executive Officer

Pieter Grove
Operations Manager

Sizwe Mavundla - AYMS General Manager

Sizwe Mavundla
AYMS General Manager

David Redlinghuys - Training Manager

David Redelinghuys
Training Manager

Devon Wild
Site Manager – St Helena Bay

Leighsel Coetzee
Site Manager – Port Elizabeth

Craig Theunissen
IT Manager

Arendine Le Grange - SDF/Fund Manager

Arendine Le Grange
SDF/Fund Manager


SAMSA: South African Maritime Safety Authority

Accreditations: STCW and STCW-F Training Courses