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Welcome to SSTG Maritime Training - STCW Approved

STCW Approved Training

Communication 1 Course –


International Maritime Communications - Flags, Morse Code, Light Signals etc

Course Description: At Sea, we often operate in a multi-language, multi-cultural environment where barriers exist when communicating with different ships from various nations. We teach learners how to communicate correctly with these ships, and to make use of the International Code of Signals to overcome any problems. Maritime Communications include Morse code, Flag Signals and the Standard Marine Navigational Vocabulary. This also ensures that the learner becomes proficient in the English Language. This course is also suitable for any crew members experiencing difficulty with English. Learners can attend the ‘Maritime Communications Course’ before enrolling in any of the other courses.

Duration: 10 Days

Entry Requirements: None

Learning Objectives: The SAMSA matrix prescribes that the learner should have the following knowledge and practical skills at the end of the course:

  • The Standard Marine Navigational Vocabulary
  • International Code of Signals
  • MORSE Code
  • Navtex
  • Safety net
  • Flags
  • List of Radio Signals and MSI
  • Code of Signals/Nautical Publications
  • Navigational Reports
  • Message procedures
  • Navigational warnings

Additional Requirements: None

Accreditation: Accreditation through SAMSA. STCW 78 as amended in 2010 with the Manila amendments. This Certificate is valid indefinitely.

Price: Please request our Price List (light lunch included)

This Course is Only Available at the Following Training Centres:

St. Helena Bay | Cape Town | Port Elizabeth

Due to available facilities and infrastructure at our various training centres, courses and course prices may vary.


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