Basic Training Courses:

STCW 95 / 2010 Basic Training (Mandatory for all crew)

In order to legally obtain a job on a superyacht, ALL crew members have to be STCW certified, no matter what role or department you aim to work in.

STCW is the abbreviation for Standards of Training, Certification and Watchkeeping for Seafarers. The STCW needs to be refreshed every five years and is offered in most countries worldwide.

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Deck Department Training Courses:

Entry-level deckhand courses and qualifications are essential to your success in the industry. Obtaining your first job as a deckhand is difficult and is a fiercely competed position. Without experience, it is difficult to differentiate yourself from every other aspiring deckhand. This being said, training courses are not cheap either. Let us find a training package that is firmly in line with your career aspirations as well as your budget.

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Yachtmaster / Master of Yachts Training

Bridge / Mate / Officer Courses

Interior Training

Stewardess Training and certification

Becoming a stew on board a superyacht requires a lot of hard work. With hard work comes great benefits such as: travelling the world, days off in spectacular destinations, a thriving social life, great holidays and good pay. Once you have done your research on the role of a yacht stewardess and decide that it is for you, there are a series training courses that need to be completed in order to ensure you are as ready as can be!

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Chef Training & Certification

Working in a superyacht galley is different from working in your average restaurant or kitchen. Together with the unique challenges that a chef may face while working at sea, there are also specific certifications that must be held.

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Engineer Training

Entry level

New engineering entrants wanting to work on yachts, workboats, fishing vessels, tugs, standby, seismic survey, oceanographic research vessels and government patrol vessels will need to complete the following course at an early stage of their career:

Small Vessel Second Engineer (formerly Y4) - Less than 200GT and less than 1,500kW)

Small Vessel Chief Engineer (formerly Y3) - Less than 500GT and less than 3,000kW)

Small Vessel Chief Engineer (formerly Y2/Y1) - Less than 3,000GT and less than 9,000kW)

There are numerous different ways to become a superyacht engineer, all of which will be discussed in greater detail. It is important to decide what the best option is for you; whether you are new to the yachting industry, have an engineering degree, work on commercial vessels, or even a deckhand planning a switch to the engine room.

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Online Training Courses

Other Beneficial Training Courses

Are you a masseuse, a barista or mean mixologist? Maybe a sports coach or DJ? Some superyachts have unique crew requests that allow certain candidates to stand out from the crowd. This could be your time to shine!

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