Safety training solutions for the commercial shipping industry
We believe that protecting and saving human lives goes beyond just manufacturing, supplying, and servicing high quality life-saving equipment. That is why we also provide safety training and e-learning to ensure that you know how to best use our equipment in emergency situations.
VIKING offers globally approved training covering the operation, service and maintenance of life-saving equipment, evacuation systems, lifeboats, and marine fire safety solutions - in the classroom, on board and online.
Trained by safety experts
VIKING Safety Academy provides safety and emergency response training for the maritime industries which is approved for certification under internationally agreed standards. Through online and offline e-learning, blended learning, tuition at VIKING centers, and hands-on in the field, VIKING training professionals and instructors offer comprehensive solutions to meet your safety needs.
VIKING Learning Management System: Matched to meet your safety training needs
With 60 years of experience in supporting safety in the maritime industry, VIKING has developed a blend of user-friendly training options for its maritime customers, with a focus on emergency procedures, maintenance practice and operational routines.
Based on the VIKING Learning Management System (LMS), VIKING develops the right training package for your needs and tailored to meet your cost imperatives. VIKING even ‘train the trainer’ as well as the designated crew.
Take courses, develop your skills, get feedback from specialist trainers and complete or refresh certifications. Whenever you need to. You can also use one of our many training videos to ensure everyone's 100% ready should an emergency occur.
Comprehensive materials have been created to support training and operational contexts, including manuals, videos, quick-reference sheets, signage and much more. All designed to be clear, concise and easy to understand.
Additionally, our safety training specialists are always available to help you plan and optimize your training - or to help with hands-on training either on board, at your premises or at a VIKING Safety Academy facility.
VIKING crew training packages are fully compliant with requirements set out in the Standards of Training, Certification, and Watchkeeping (STCW)
VIKING crew training packages are fully approved by the Offshore Petroleum Industry Training Organization (OPITO)
Norwegian and Greek centers are equipped with VIKING Norsafe free-fall lifeboats, conventional lifeboats and fast rescue boats.
The VIKING Academy in Thailand specializes in technical training and service courses with a full scale environment for liferaft and marine fire training.
In 2022, VIKING opened a new training center dedicated to Marine Fire Safety in Rotterdam
VIKING offers specific training for crews relating to the Polar Code
VIKING Safety Academy Greece
Train your crew at VIKING’s professional training center in Greece. The academy offers a wide range of practical and theoretical courses that all comply with the highest standards - including OPITO and STCW.
Here's just a few examples of the hands-on training you can do at VIKING Safety Academy:
Free-fall and conventional lifeboat
Fast rescue boat and MOB Boat
VIKING equipment training
Free safety training
Dive into our vast range of free online courses covering equipment familiarization, inspection, maintenance and more.
With a VIKING Shipowner Agreement, you can trust the experts to manage, streamline and simplify all aspects of onboard safety and compliance.
Learn how this flexible approach reduces administration and risk - while freeing up resources to boost your core business.