The SA Maritime School and Transport College (SAMS) was established in 1986 and is managed by a Board of Trustees. SAMS is a fully accredited institute that holds accreditation status with the following institutions:
All employees, facilitators and assessors are equipped with the appropriate experience and certification as required by the regulating institutions. Lectures are conducted at our campus which boasts a bird’s eye view of vessels entering and leaving the Port of Durban. The school is situated in the vicinity of the Point Waterfront, 500m from Ushaka Marine World in KwaZulu - Natal. In March 2012 we opened offices in Gauteng located in Braamfontein. SAMS specialises in the following programs, offered either as full or part time:
NQF Level 01/02: General Education and Training Certificate and successful Grade 9
NQF Level 03: Grade 10
NQF Level 04: Grade 12 plus 1 year successful qualification in Shipping Practice
NQF Level 05: NQF04 and permanently employed within the shipping industry.