Joining Instructions: Please click here for course joining instructions
Recommended Reading: None
Course Prerequisites: None
Minimum Age: 17+
If you work commercially on the water, then this is one of the courses required in order for you to obtain your RYA/MCA Certificate of Competence.
The course is aimed at people who work as, Delivery skippers/crew, RYA Yacht & Advanced Powerboat instructors, RIB/boat skippers, Charter skippers, yacht crew, superyacht crew, Work-boat skippers, Harbour masters & Pilots and Fishermen, to list a few.
There is approximately 3-8 hours of leaning and exams, but this depends on you and your learning style.
Topics covered on the course are:
Once you’ve passed the course, you’ll be able to download your completion certificate, which can then be submitted to the RYA with your commercial endorsement application.
Courses run in a single format:
You can split the course up so you do not have to sit the course all in one go, you can leave and come back to the learning modules over a period of days or weeks.
However please be aware that the exam section has to be completed in one go, this assessment is graded, split into 2 sections and totals a maximum of 2.5 hours from start to finish of the exams.
This course is a requirement for anyone whos looking to obtain a commercial endorsement.
Weather it is RYA Powerboat level 2, RYA Advanced powerboat (COC), RYA Yachtmaster Ocean, Offshore, Coastal (Power or Sail) COC, or RYA Day Skipper (Power or Sail) but only combined with the shore based modules (Dasykipper or yachtmaster theory course).
There are 4 sections to the course and then the exam, this is not a difficult course its aimed at being able to find the information for skippers and then use it correctly.
If you think you might need a commercial endorsement then give us a call if you are unsure and we can guide you as best we can.