The International Maritime Academy (IMA) provides training that introduces you to sailing or contributes to the progression of your career across the Maritime industry. Their open and bespoke in-house courses, which all lead to internationally recognised qualifications, combines a professional approach to learning through classroom lectures coupled with practical experience.
The IMA qualified staff pride themselves on a relaxed yet professional approach to learning, offering expertise for varying levels of qualifications, resulting in an unparalleled depth of knowledge transfer. Courses are available throughout the year, or can be arranged upon request to accommodate the needs of all levels within their respective disciplines or existing experience. IMA’s mission is to be the premier provider of maritime training in the Mediterranean region and their vision is to establish IMA as a centre of excellence across oceans attracting amateur sailors and maritime career professionals from around the globe.
Ideally located on the island of Malta, IMA enjoys all the advantages of being at a hub of recreational yachting, commercial boating, shipping and other maritime activities. Situated in Msida Marina, within the Royal Malta Yacht Club, IMA are right in the centre of Malta;’s yachting hub. Moreover the close proximity to industry vessels facilitates easy practical experience with their simulation capacity which includes state of the art bridge replication. Malta provides an ideal base for training purposes. Just a three hour flight from the UK and measuring 19 x 25 kilometres, the climate is perfect for the majority of the year. The costs of accommodation, transport and food meanwhile, are very favourable compared to other European countries.
IMA is continually expanding its range of courses and resources to offer the highest quality of training and is committed to providing learning opportunities that increase personal maritime skills and professional development.