Training / Certs

  • New certification route for yacht engineers

    August 4, 2016

    The MCA has issued a new MIN (MIN 524) this relates to the training and certification for “Engineer Officer, Small Vessel Certificate of Competence”

    limitation: Engineer Officer of the Watch less than 9000 kW, less than 3000 GT, ...

  • STCW Refresher training: Advanced Sea Survival (non-STCW)

    April 29, 2016

    For those applying for Yacht Certificates of Competency or revalidation:
    Ref: MIN_520

    For yacht Certificates of Competency only, Non-STCW Advanced Sea Survival may be accepted in lieu of Proficiency in Survival Craft and Rescue Boats. However, your Certificate of ...

  • 5 Steps to Building an Effective Training Program

    April 29, 2016

    In the corporate world, studies show that employers tend to place greater emphasis on training new and entry-level employees. The same is true for training crew in the yachting world. No one would argue, however, that training less-experienced crew is ...