We run the course throughout the year at certain times, so please get in touch to find a date suitable for you.
TCW Basic Safety Course
RYA Powerboat Level 2 The two day Powerboat Level 2 course provides intensive training in the practical skills and theory knowledge needed by the small boat driver.
This certificate is required to drive the yacht's tenders in many countries. Tender driving is a primary function of deck crew, so Captains expect to see this qualification on your CV (resume).
Superyacht Deck Foundation
An intensive six day course to teach you the basic tasks that will be required of you. A During the week you will cover, Rope work. Radar, Essential Navigation and Gel Coat Repairs. We help with your CV and prepare you for life onboard
Short Range Radio
The RYA Radio VHF Short Range Certificate (GMDSS/DSC) is a requirement under maritime law for operating the radio at sea. This one day course teaches you standard radio techniques and emergency procedures.
(Optional) Superyacht Recruitment Day in Antibes
There is no additional charge for this Recruitment day in the South of France. Our staff in Antibes will meet you and help you through the process of seeking employment. This includes, local crew agencies, what to expect, personal presentation, dock walking a final polish of your CV before you begin your career in the Superyacht Industry.
On completion of this course, you will have all the qualifications required to apply for a job as a deckhand on a superyacht.
Aiming for quick promotion? As a superyacht deckhand you will be in competition with others who hold a Yachtmaster qualification. For more details, see for our Yachtmaster traineeships.
If you want us to arrange accommodation for you then please add £420 for our shared self-catering option.