Virtual Maritime Academy
As leader and the first fully online Transport Canada recognized STCW Maritime training institution, and MCA UK, AMSA recognized, Virtual Maritime Academy focus on certifying seafarer from around the world with his state of the art Learning Management System(LMS) meeting and exceeding the International Maritime Organization (IMO), Standards of Training, Certification & Watchkeeping (STCW) and the International Ship & Port Facility Security (ISPS) Code standard. We have launched in 2019 with a dedicated team to help and assist seafarers from one ocean to another to gain the knowledge and technic for they career at sea and in the maritime industry.
This extremely informative, internationally-recognized online academy has proved highly effective by avoiding travel and accommodation costs as there is no need to attend any exams at our center, everything is online.
Here are some How it Works videos. If you have any questions, feel free to contact us.
To enroll to one of our Online Course, click on the course you want to register, once on the course page click on the “Enroll” option just below the image, then “Your Cart” will appear on the right side of your screen. You can pay with a Credit Card, Paypal or by Interac Direct Transfer(for Canadian).
Most frequent questions and answers
The term STCW is often misused, especially in the Yacht Industry where we often ask candidates to get their STCW done.
The STCW is an international convention and code of the IMO (International Maritime Organization) and means Standards of Training, Certification, and Watchkeeping for Seafarers (STCW).
The STCW Code and convention list all required training and certificate needed to work on a ship on all positions.
When you are asked to Get your STCW done, 99.9% of the time, you need to do your MED Course (Marine Emergency Duties) or now called Basic Safety Training.
At this time, this course can only be done in a classroom as it required practical training in a pool and live firefighting.
All courses on Virtual Maritime Academy are fully On-Demand. Once you register you have immediate access to the course content and have 6 months to complete the entire course. No need to attend a specific webinar on a particular Date & Time. You do your training at your own pace.
If you are located in Canada, then you will have to pay the sales tax. If you are outside Canada then you do not have to pay the sales tax.
Yes, but you are limited on the number of time you can re-take Chapter Quizzes to 2 time. For the final Assessment if you fail you will have to pay a 75$ CAD+ applicable taxes to be able to re-do it.
All courses are online and fully on-demand. You will need a computer with audio devices, a Webcam for your Final Assessment, and decent Internet speed.
Also, for Transport Canada Certificate, you need a CDN Number.
Yes, on every course you can go in and out as often as you like and pick up where you left off.
Yes, under Transport Canada and follow the IMO Model Course manuals. The courses are STCW certified under the Manila Amendments. All courses certificate are recognized by MCA UK, AMSA, USCG just to name a few.
Click on the Course Menu on the top of this page. Select the course you would like to register. Once on the course page, click “Enroll” just under the top image. You will see a little shopping cart on the top right of your screen. Click on it and then click on Checkout. Complete all required information and payment, and you will get access to the course.
If you need any assistance, do not hesitate to contact us by email email@example.com or via our live chat on the bottom right corner of your screen.