Superyacht Training Courses

Western Maritime Training offers a wide range of Master (Yachts), Chief Mate (Yachts) and Officer of the Watch (Yachts) training courses listed below. In addition we also offer the entry level Engineering Officer (Yachts) qualification, the MCA 30 Hour Applied Engineering Course (AEC).

OOW (Yachts)

Chief Mate (Yachts)

Master (Yachts)

  • Stability
  • Business and Law
  • Navigation, ARPA, Radar and Simulation
  • Seamanship and Meteorology
  • Celestial Navigation
  • Master (Yachts) Oral Preparation (500 or 3000 Tonne depending on service)
  • Additional pre-requisite courses for an MCA Oral Examination
    • Proficiency in Medical Care
    • HELM (M) - If not already previously completed
    • ECDIS - if not already completed

If you require any further information, please phone + 44 1752 770589 or contact us.

Superyacht Training Courses

Additional Information

Please note that the additional pre-requisite courses listed opposite are not required to attend any of the training courses for OOW or Master (Yachts). They are however required to apply for a Notice of Eligibility (NOE) and for your CoC oral examination.

OOW (Yachts) candidates are required to have held the Efficient Deck Hand (EDH) certificate for 18 months before the OOW CoC can be issued.

Full MCA guidance on the Requirements of Deck Officers on Large Yachts (over 24m) can be found in MSN1858.

To apply for an NOE for an MCA oral exam candidates will need to comple the application form  MSF4343.

Candidates for the OOW modules, General Ship Knowledge and Navigation and Radar, will strongly benefit from pre-course study, the full syllabus can be downloaded here.

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