Entry Level Yachting Qualifications

Essential Courses to Kickstart Your Yachting Career

Embarking on a career in the yachting industry can be an exciting and fulfilling experience. However, getting started requires proper training and certification to ensure safety and professionalism on board.
Basic Training Courses for Aspiring Crew

IIf you are looking for a job in the yachting industry for the first time, certain training courses are essential and others are highly desirable in the eyes of potential employers. We offer a full range of entry-level training courses in Antibes and Palma.

The five-day STCW Basic Safety Training package comprises the MCA-accredited modules: Personal Survival Techniques, Fire Prevention and Fire Fighting, Elementary First Aid and Personal Safety and Social Responsibilities. Together, they form an essential programme of pre-sea training necessary for working on board.


Further your career

After mastering the basics, it's time to explore additional courses to enhance your skill set and take on more responsibilities in your career. Some of these courses include:

  1. Power Boat Level II: Develop your boat handling skills, learning essential techniques like turning, mooring, and anchoring This certification will enhance your professional qualifications, in particular for those that may be involved in tender operations onboard.
  2. Engineering Courses: For those interested in starting a career in the engineering department onboard, the Approved Engine Course 1 (AEC1) and the Approved Engine Course 2 (AEC2) will expand your technical knowledge base and introduce you to the maintenance and servicing of engines onboard.
  3. Security Courses: Proficiency in Security Awareness (PSA) provides an introduction to security on board and Proficiency in Designated Security Duties (PDSD) is intended for seafarers taking on security duties on board.
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