Polar Code Courses - Basic and Advanced

Basic 2 days - 1280€ / 12,800 SEK (excl. VAT)

Advanced 2 days - 1320€ / 13,200 SEK (excl. VAT)

Combi 4 days - 2200€ / 22,000 SEK (excl. VAT)

This course is an STCW course approved for the requirements in the new Polar Code requirements in force from 1 July 2018. The Basic & Advanced Course covers all training requirements in the IMO Polar Code, which were mandatory as of 1 July 2018. This courses meets IMO STCW 2010, Table A-V/4-2. The course is taught by highly professional and experienced mariners, Icebreaker Masters experienced in Arctic/Antarctic ice and Masters/Chief Enginers of ice-classed cargo ships.

Upcoming courses 2022:

WEEK 49, Basic & Advanced

5th – 8th Dec. Deadline 22nd Nov.


WEEK 50, Basic & Advanced

12th – 15th Dec, Deadline 1st Dec.


WEEK 51, Basic & Advanced

19th – 22th Dec, Deadline 1st Dec.

La Ciotat

Upcoming courses 2023:

WEEK 3, Basic & Advanced

16th – 19th Jan. Deadline 1st Jan.


WEEK 4, Basic & Advanced

23th – 26th Jan. Deadline 1st Jan.

La Ciotat

WEEK 5, Basic & Advanced

30th Jan – 2nd Feb. Deadline 20th Jan.


WEEK 15, Basic & Advanced

11th – 14th April. Deadline 15th March.

Fort Lauderdale

WEEK 16, Basic & Advanced

17th – 20th April. Deadline 1st April.


WEEK 36, Basic & Advanced

4th – 7th Sep. Deadline 1st Sep.


2 weeks prior to the course start date, if minimum enrollment is not met the course is subjected to be canceled.

Details about
the courses

Target group:

This course is geared to Masters, Chief Mates, and Officers in charge of a navigational watch on board ships operating in polar waters and for shore staff that would like to have more understanding about the trade area for Polar waters.



Course type(s): Deck
Length: 4 Days
Approval: 90North Ice Consulting AB
Training method: Lecture and Simulation
Simulation: Yes
Instructors: 90North Ice Consulting
Equipment: Full Mission Bridge, and VR
Prerequisities: For Advanced must have Basic STCW certificate.
Capacity: 30 for Basic and 16 for Advanced
Minimal enrollment: 7 for Basic, 6 for Advanced and 5 for Combi. 


After successfully passing the test, trainees will obtain an STCW Polar Code Basic and/or Advanced certificate issued by the Swedish Maritime Administration, which is recognized by all flag states. Mariners will satisfy the training requirements of IMO STCW, Table A-V/4-1 for Basic and Table A-V/4-2 for Advanced Polar Code.

Apply for basic or/and advanced polar code course

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