Wärtsilä Land & Sea Academy

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Competence and knowledge - the keys to running any successful business

The Wärtsilä Land and Sea Academy (WLSA) provides high-quality training services for the marine and energy markets, ensuring that your personnel have a strong knowledge of how to manage your assets. Our global training solutions cover all aspects of managing and operating your installation, including maintenance, safety, availability, reliability and performance. The courses and programmes are delivered in the way that works best for your organisation – whether that’s on board, on site, in training centre or online.

WLSA course catalogue

Browse our interactive training catalogue by product segment or theme to find your perfect course, where it’s being arranged and the contact details for the training centre.

Open courses

Whether you’re searching for training opportunities to a small group or to an individual team member, these courses are open to our customers who operates Wärtsilä equipment. Training from our experienced instructors is either virtual or face-to-face and will include participants from multiple companies. For more information or to book your place, please contact the appropriate training centre directly.

What you get with Wärtsilä’s training services:

Learning from experts

Learning from the experts

Access to knowledge

Easy access to knowledge


Training that combines theory and practice

Hands-on learning

Hands-on learning with real equipment and realistic simulators

Training delivered

Training delivered on board, on site, in training centre or online

Monitor the competence

Assessment to monitor the competence levels of your staff before and after the training

Complete career and competence

Complete career and competence management systems that are tailored for your needs

Reach your true potential

Training Solutions

In addition to our standard courses, WLSA offers fully tailored training solutions to meet your specific competence development needs, with customised solutions related to career and competence management systems, assessment services and competence development programmes. We use a spectrum of methods including e-learning, classroom teaching, practical training, on-the-job training and simulated environments. The training also makes use of first-rate learning aids, with real equipment and components, 3D models and simulators.

Product Training

We provide exclusive training for Wärtsilä products, with a choice of standard or tailored courses incorporating both theoretical and practical learning. Our training programmes are focused on improving awareness of the equipment’s operation and maintenance principles. Safety concerns related to operation and maintenance are also important elements of all our product training courses.



Wärtsilä Land & Sea Academy currently has operations in nine countries, with a number of permanent instructors, a dedicated development team and a support team to assist you throughout the process.

Wärtsilä Land and Sea Academy - Locations



Wärtsilä Land & Sea Academy expand its presence in Brazil

The new experience centre, located in Cabo de Santo Agostinho city (northeast of Brazil), is equipped with an engine block where students can experience W32, W34, SG and DF technologies and combine during the same training session theory with hands-on maintenance activities.  

What makes it unique is the opportunity to follow-up the ongoing activities in our service workshop and the possibility of visiting a running Power Plant.

View available courses in the training calendar or contact us to find out more at info.training@wartsila.com

Wärtsilä Land & Sea Academy delivering a long term training package for our customer EDTL Oecusse 

Wärtsilä’s Jakarta Training Centre provided the first training package to EDTL Oecusse personnel, containing Power Plant Operation and Maintenance and 20kV Electrical Distribution courses. Training was done in good cooperation with PLN Corporate University to cover content outside our Land & Sea Academy competence areas, and it was a great start for our 5 years training program with EDTL Oecusse company.

Training started with a memorable opening ceremony by the honorable Mr. Arsenio Paixao Bano, President of the Authority Special Administrative Region Oecusse-Ambeno and Mr. Erwin Vanderkerff, Wartsila EB Director Regional Operations Australasia.


  • Betano
    Timor Leste, Indonesia

    Training services improve power plant operator competence levels.

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  • NIGERIA-LNG-LTD-reference-banner
    Training package for Nigeria LNG Ltd

    Training package increases crew competence levels

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  • Training for RCCL - Wärtsilä Reference Case
    Training for RCCL

    Royal Caribbean Cruises (RCCL) implemented a series of scrubber training packages for the world’s largest cruise vessel, ‘Harmony of the Seas’.

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  • Sasolburg operations
    Training for Sasolburg operations

    Training enabled independent operation and maintenance of gas power plant

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As our ships must stay operational 24/7, it is extremely important that the crews can master the system. After the training we have been able to operate the system by ourselves. I would recommend this type of training session for other customers with similar needs.

Kari Pihlajaniemi, Director and Head of Saint Nazaire Innovation & Technology Center, Royal Caribbean Cruises

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Introduction to Open Courses

A Day of Virtual Training

Live Training Broadcast

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