RYA Royal Yachting Association Recognition
The Centre is fully recognised by the RYA to deliver all shorebased course, in Navigation, Sea Survival, Safety, First Aid, Radio communications and Engine Maintenance. We additionally offer some First Aid courses recognised by the HSE and training which leads to MCA certification. We also run the World Sailing Offshore Personal Survival training for offshore race crews.
Online Training (E Learning)
Many of the courses we offer can be taken online or in the classroom. Our online courses include RYA Essential Navigation, RYA Day Skipper shorebased , RYA Yachtmaster Offshore shorebased, RYA Yachtmaster Ocean shorebased, Master 200, RYA PPR, RYA Short Range Certificate (SRC) and RYA Safe & Fun Safeguarding
Shorebased Training Courses, Southampton
Training takes place either at one of our classrooms or we can come to your office or workplace. Our courses range from short one-day training courses to longer eight-day courses. Each course is designed to help you develop skills in specific areas such as VHF Marine Radio, engine maintenance, First Aid, navigation and sea survival. These courses allow you to focus on learning and developing skills while ashore, without the distractions of flapping sails or noisy engines. Many of our students are working towards RYA Yachtmaster Coastal, RYA Yachtmaster Offshore or RYA Yachtmaster Ocean, while others are embarking on MCA STCW Training for Basic Safety, Deck crew positions or to become an Officer or Master 200, 500 or 3000
RYA & MCA Navigation Courses
Our most popular survival course is the RYA Sea Survival, alongside the World Sailing Offshore Survival and World Sailing one-day Offshore Refresher. Super-yacht crew require STCW certification instead which is covered by STCW Personal Survival Techniques and STCW Proficiency in Survival Craft and Rescue Boats.
Aspiring RYA Yachtmaster and Advanced Powerboat Skippers require RYA PPR, while seafarers and super yacht crew require STCW Personal Safety & Social Responsibilities (PSSR). Meanwhile new dinghy and windsurf Instructors and many of those working with children require the RYA Safe & Fun Course.
First Aid Training Courses
Our most popular First Aid courses are the one day RYA First Aid and the 16 hour Outdoor Remote Emergency First Aid Course. We also offer the one-day HSE Emergency First Aid and 3-day HSE First Aid at Work Courses. For seafarers and Superyacht crew there is the one-day STCW Elementary First Aid and the 4-day STCW Medical First Aid aboard Ship.
Marine Radio Training
Anyone using marine VHF is required to be licensed. The course requires some pre reading and is one day (or online) and know as the RYA SRC (Short Range Certificate).
Yacht, Boat & Engine Maintenance Courses
Ours extensive range of diesel engines in our classroom guarantee a superb RYA Diesel Course, this is complimented by our home grown Outboard Engine Maintenance Course, 12 Volt Marine Electrics Course and Yacht Rigging and Splicing Course.
STCW 2010 training courses are required for those working on super yachts (over 24m) and by most other seafarers, these courses are aimed at larger craft and not generally required in the UK abroad smaller craft (less than 24m).
The STCW Basic Safety Week is 5 days and is made up of 5 shorter courses, you can read full details of these and some of the more advanced STCW courses here
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For more information on specific courses, please click on the menu links above. All of our courses can be booked online.