The Indian Ocean Maritime Training Centre (IOMTC) is a modernized training centre with international & locally trained professional instructors. It is located at Turtle Bay, Watamu, and is approximately 30 minutes drive from Malindi.
They do offer a variety of maritime training courses as well as maritime consultancy. At the Indian Ocean Maritime Training Centre professional training that meets international standards for seafarers of merchant ships, superyachts, and the oil and gas industry as well as for the leisure boating industry is provided.
Key among the variety of services in terms of courses and consultancy that are STCW Basic Safety Course; Professional boat training, Consultancy for maritime projects, Commercial diving contracts & diver training, Yamaha outboard engine maintenance courses; plus the provision of the complete package of boats, engines, fittings, service backup, maintenance contracts and training for governmental institutions, private companies and NGOs throughout East Africa and beyond.
In the Royal Yachting Association courses ongoing at the Indian Ocean Maritime Training Centre learners become conversant with the standards for boat safety and training for boats less than 24m long. Here we have RYA Powerboat Level 1 and 2 as well as RYA intermediate and advanced levels.
Notably at (IOMTC) near Malindi, there is the Coxswain Level III course which upon completion the student is awarded a certificate of proficiency and will be permitted to operate on inshore or inland waters and up to a maximum of 5 nautical miles from the nearest point of land in open lake or sea.
STCW Basic Safety Training at Indian Ocean Maritime Training Centre targets seafarers equipping them with basic training, including basic firefighting, elementary first aid, personal survival, personal safety and social responsibility, and proficiency in security awareness. The training prepares seafarers to be aware of the hazards of working onboard ships and can respond appropriately in an emergency.
Additionally, there is a variety of units in the curriculum at Indian Ocean Maritime Training. These include RYA Radar course, Navigation, Boat Management Course, RYA Diesel Engine Maintenance course, Yamaha Outboard Engine Maintenance (Intermediate), Yamaha Outboard Engine Maintenance (Advanced), Commercial Diving Course, PADI Open Water Diver Course, PADI Advanced Open Water Diver course, PADI Rescue Diver course, PADI Divemaster course, Short Range Certificate (VHF), VHF Online Course, and Commercial Diving Level IV.
At Indian Ocean Maritime Training, Malindi offers additional consultancy services which involve: Consultancy & management of diving activities; Underwater search & recovery courses; Repair & maintenance courses & contracts as well as Compressor seminars.
For more information, one can contact them on email@example.com or http://www.maritimetraining.co.ke/