Continuing Education

Become a seafarer


In 2023, ENSM organized nearly 350 training sessions for 2800 trainees. The training sessions meet the requirements of national and international regulations, but they can also be customized for specific needs of companies.

The trainings are delivered across the four sites or within companies.

ENSM, at the heart of maritime education, emphasizes STCW training for professionals undergoing revalidation or wishing to acquire new skills. These essential and globally recognized trainings aim to enhance competence and safety at sea, adhering to international maritime standards. They are the foundation of our educational offering, demonstrating our commitment to the continuous development of maritime skills.ENSM offers Cybersecurity training, targeted at maritime and port sectors. It continues its partnership with Francecyber Maritime.

In partnership with IPER (Port Education and Research Institute), l’ENSM propose la formation “Commercial Ship Stopover” training.

L’Ecole travaille aussi sur les standards internationaux de formation pour le personnel intervenant sur les champs éoliens, standards dits GWO (Global Wind Organisation).

The Academy also works on international training standards for personnel working on wind farms, known as GWO (Global Wind Organisation) standards.

STCW training opens the door to the maritime world, and at the heart of this expertise is ENSM’s Survival and Sea Rescue Training Center, CESAME. We welcome trainees for STCW CAERRS, CAECSR, TIS, FBLI, and CQALI training, covering both initial issuances and revalidations.Whether you are seafarers or non-seafarers, a maritime or non-maritime higher education institution, or a company related or unrelated to the maritime economy, do not hesitate to contact:

ENSM is expanding its continuing and professional education offerings by leveraging its faculty with diverse expertise and high-performance educational equipment, including simulators.
It benefits from partnerships with numerous players in the maritime economy and higher education institutions.
A dynamic team is dedicated to continuing education to meet today’s and tomorrow’s training challenges.

ENSM is an accredited institution in France to deliver the following trainings:

  • Basic and Advanced Ice: The Polar Code came into effect on January 1, 2017, with STCW amendments regarding crew qualifications in July 2018.
  • Basic and Advanced IGF: ENSM has been IGF accredited since November 2017 (International Code of Safety for Ships using Gases or Other Low Flashpoint Fuel) and thus offers certifying training.
    The training, conducted jointly with experts from GAZOCEAN, is aimed at both seafaring personnel and office staff of shipping companies, ports, and classification societies. These trainings are also certified by the Mediterranean Sea cluster.
  • VTS: ENSM welcomes French and international trainees for these trainings (Vessel Traffic System), accredited by IALA.


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