About us

Born from the legacy of the Maritime Training Centre (MTC), the Seychelles Maritime Academy (SMA) stands as your gateway to a fulfilling career in the ever-evolving maritime industry. Nestled on the breathtaking Seychelles coast, with verdant mountains as a backdrop, we offer internationally recognized programs designed to equip you with the in-demand skills and practical expertise needed to navigate the world’s oceans with confidence.

Our Commitment to Excellence

Internationally Accredited Programs: We provide programs in Ocean Navigation, Marine Engineering, and Industry-Relevant Fisheries, all accredited by renowned bodies like the Seychelles Qualification Authority (SQA), Seychelles Maritime Safety Authority (SMSA), and the Indian Registry (IR).
Competency Training: Gain the essential practical skills and certifications required by the International Maritime Organization (IMO) and the SMSA through our comprehensive training programs.
Dedicated Faculty: Learn from a team of highly qualified and experienced instructors who are passionate about maritime education and dedicated to your success.
Pristine Learning Environment: Immerse yourself in a state-of-the-art learning environment with excellent facilities that foster academic excellence and hands-on experience.

We empower you to:

Develop a solid foundation in theoretical knowledge and practical skills.
Gain real-world experience through our industry-relevant programs.
Become a globally competent maritime professional.
Unlock rewarding career opportunities in various maritime sectors.
Unlock rewarding career opportunities in various maritime sectors.
To be an internationally accredited centre of excellence in Maritime Education and Training.
SMA shall provide Quality Maritime Training and Professional Qualification for candidates on par with the International Standards leading to career paths in the maritime and related industries both at local and international level.
Quality Policy
Seychelles Maritime Academy (SMA) strives to provide high quality Maritime Education, training and ethical governance by committing itself to the development, implementation and continual improvement of its Quality Management System with the aim of equipping seafarers by complying with the STCW 1978 Convention as amended and related National Legislation, with the competence required to access career opportunities in International Maritime Shipping and the Fisheries sectors. This policy provides guidelines for setting Quality Objectives of SMA.