Our highly trained staff and tutors have more than 100 years’ combined industry experience, making Seascope Maritime Training one of the most knowledgable training providers around.
Our flagship school is based in Liverpool, where we are the industry leader in the north of England. In 2015 our training school expanded further enabling us to deliver courses on the ground in the popular yachting hubs of Antibes and Barcelona.
Whether you are looking for a career on a Yacht, Cruise Liner or Ferry, we are confident that we have a training package to suit your requirements and help you get started with your career on the water.
Alfie Hincks spent 30 years in the Merchant Navy within the Hotel services where he gained invaluable knowledge and experience within the maritime industry. In 2004 he set up Seascope Maritime Training and has gone on to successfully build a leading maritime training establishment.
Alfie is not only the head of the company, ensuring smooth day to day operations of the business, but he is also the Principle Instructor delivering STCW training courses to students around the globe.
Les was a member of Merseyside Fire and Rescue Service for 20 years. During his time working with the Fire Service he gained vast knowledge within fire safety including; Urban Search and Rescue, Aviation Fire Safety and Maritime Fire Fighting and Fire Safety. Les was Watch Manager with the Fire and Rescue Service and he is approved by the MCA to deliver STCW95/10 Fire Fighting and Fire Safety Training. His wealth of knowledge makes him an integral and important part of our team at Seascope Maritime Training.
Frank Gillon has been in the UK Merchant Navy since 1978. During his 36 years of service he gained vital experience in safety on board vessels. He has a thorough knowledge in safety and training and has transferred this knowledge over to Seascope Maritime Training.
Frank teaches; Personal Survival Techniques, Personal Safety and Social Responsibility, as well as Elementary First Aid for Seascope. We are very proud to have him on board.
Chris Harris spent 18 years as a Marine Engineering Officer in the Merchant Navy, followed by 20 years as a senior lecturer in Marine Firefighting at a marine training college. During this time, he was also a member of the Kent Firefighting retained service at Leading Fire Fighter rank. Latterly Chris has formed Fire Team Training working within the industry, both in the UK and across Europe, delivering bespoke training courses.
Chris has been heavily involved, using his expert knowledge, in the process to acquire accreditation for STCW95/10 courses from conception through to completion in five venues across three countries.
Steven Neill has been training with Seascope since February 2013 as an Assistant Fire Ground Trainer. He started out his career with the Royal Navy, spending 6 and a half years at the Royal Navy Command Headquarters Airport as a firefighter.
Steven has brought with him to Seascope experience as a firefighter as well as good seafaring knowledge and is an instrumental part of our team.