How will it make it easier for me to find a position working on board a superyacht when I’ve completed this course?
You will immediately become a more desirable candidate. Having this course under your belt shows industry recruiters and Captains your commitment and dedication to gaining a job on a Superyacht. You will be attractive to Superyacht employers who will know that you are knowledgeable and committed to the industry
Will I be required to complete assessments?
Yes. There are 18 modules in this course. You will complete a test at the end of each module as well as an overall test at the end to gain your certificate.
Will I receive a certificate at the end?
Yes. You will receive a Professional Certificate in Introduction to Superyachts which you can present to potential employers. It’s important not to confuse this certificate with a nationally recognised qualification, which is substantially longer and more expensive.
Does this Superyacht course replace any STCW training?
No. The Introduction to Superyachts does not replace any STCW courses. STCW are face to face safety at sea training course that must be obtained by all seafarers, regardless of which sector of the shipping industry they are working in.
However, as this course has been written by industry experts, several of the modules have been designed to complement the STCW-95 to prepare you for some of the safety training you will receive.