About Us

Marsec Training Specialists is owned by Michael Schoeman. He is also be the Lecturer for the Ship Security Officers Courses. Michael has 14 years experience as a Combat Officer/Principle Warfare Officer in the South African Navy. On completion of his tenure in the Navy at the rank of commander, he was involved in Anti-Piracy operations for a number of years. Michael is a qualified Ship Security Officer, Company Security Officer, Port Facility Security Officer and Principle Warfare Officer.

The STCW Basic course is available at STC-SA in Table Bay Harbour, Cape Town. All the courses are SAMSA accredited.

The SSO course is available in Cape Town, Johannesburg and Port Elizabeth. All three venues are SAMSA accredited. We are currently working on more locations in South Africa.

All courses are designed in conjunction with the STCW and ISPS Codes. Courses are accredited by the South African Maritime Safety Authority (SAMSA). Accreditation certificate  can be viewed under Documents.

We are currently developing the CSO and PFSO courses. Watch the site for progress.


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