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WORLD LEADERS IN SUPERYACHT TRAINING
FOR INTERIOR, DECK AND ENGINEERING

                                              2018/2019
                                       COURSE BROCHURE
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CONTENTS
Welcome                                                 1
About us                                                2
Guide to using our brochure                             6
On-board training solutions                             7
Our latest facilities investments                       8
Our facilities                                         10

Deck qualifications                                    13
Engineering qualifications                             31
Interior and hospitality qualifications                49
STCW, safety and security training                     59
Leadership and management                              73
Ship handling centre                                   79
Undergraduate and postgraduate programmes              85

Index of courses                                       92
How to find us                                         96
Contact us                                             97

JOIN THE BEST TRAINED CREW

Visit www.warsashsuperyachtacademy.com
for a comprehensive guide to our courses and to find out all about us.

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WELCOME
The superyacht sector is driven by exemplary customer           By combining our resources, facilities, knowledge and
service, and superyacht owners and their guests expect          experience, we are uniquely placed to introduce new
a truly first-rate experience. Delivering on this expectation   and improved services and approaches, working with you
requires elite professional crews and shore-based staff         to ensure that owners and operators are able to run their
who are trained to the highest possible standards.              superyachts as effectively as possible.

To meet this challenge and satisfy the growing                  This brochure lists all available courses at the academy
international demand for experienced and certificated           that are relevant for the yacht sector. Please do not
captains and crew, Warsash Superyacht Academy was               hesitate to contact us if you would like further
launched in 2012. The academy is an enterprise initiative       information about our specialist facilities, or course
designed and developed by Warsash Maritime Academy              and services provision. We look forward to welcoming
and Solent University.                                          you to Warsash.

Working in partnership with some of the most dynamic            Captain Syamantak Bhattacharya
and innovative organisations in the superyacht industry,        Director, Warsash School of Maritime Science
our aim is to deliver a comprehensive range of premium-         and Engineering
quality course provision and business services to meet
both individual needs and the exceptional standards
required by the superyacht sector.

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A B O U T US

    ABOUT
    US
    W H AT W E D O                                                  WHY CHO OSE US
    We provide high-quality education and training for the          • We have a strong academic infrastructure and excellent
    superyacht industry to meet the growing international             quality assurance, as part of Solent University.
    demand for crew, officers and captains who are trained          • We have a dedicated one-stop maritime training centre
    to the highest professional standards. We also provide            with a comprehensive choice of courses.
    a range of opportunities for professional and personal          • We employ over 100 highly qualified and experienced
    development up to master’s degree level.                          maritime lecturers and technical instructors.
                                                                    • Our student examination pass rates are consistently high
    With over 70 years’ experience as a world-class and               and surpass industry norms.
    innovative provider of maritime education, training,            • We have an 82 per cent pass rate in MCA oral
    research and development, our reputation for excellence           examinations (2016/17).
    in course provision and customer service is well established.   • Awarded TEF Silver and recognised for delivering high
                                                                      quality teaching, learning and outcomes for our students.
                                                                    • We provide yacht-specific training up to 3,000GT as well
                                                                      as unlimited certification.
                                                                    • We offer world leading yacht design and production
                                                                      degree programmes.
                                                                    • We help to develop the future leaders of the global
                                                                      superyacht industry.

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PRO F E S S I O N A L A P P ROVA L S A N D ACC R E D I TATI O N S

                                                              The academy maintains all required professional approvals,
P RO F E S S I ONAL                                           accreditations and standards, including:
A P P ROVA L S AND                                            • Standards of Training, Certification and Watchkeeping
                                                                for Seafarers (STCW)
ACC R E D I TATI ON S                                         • ISO 9001:2015 Standard for the design and delivery
                                                                of vocational courses, as approved by Lloyd’s Register
                                                                Quality Assurance (LRQA)
Our active participation in the work of professional and
                                                              • The Office for Standards in Education, Children’s Services
industry bodies ensures that our staff members are
                                                                and Skills (Ofsted)
involved in the decision-making processes that shape
maritime education and training policy.
                                                              • The Quality Assurance Agency (QAA)
                                                              • The Scottish Qualifications Authority (SQA)
These bodies include: the International Maritime
                                                              • The Institute of Marine Engineering, Science and
Organization (IMO), the Merchant Navy Training Board
                                                                Technology (IMarEST)
(MNTB), the Maritime and Coastguard Agency (MCA), the
                                                              • OPITO
Nautical Institute, the International Association of
                                                              • The Association of Marine Electronic and Radio Colleges
Maritime Institutions (IAMI), the Institute of Marine
                                                                (AMERC).
Engineering, Science and Technology (IMarEST) and NCFE.
                                                              We are corporate members of the following associations:
                                                              • International Superyacht Society
                                                              • Professional Yachting Association
                                                              • Superyacht UK

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O U R T R AINING PARTNERS

                                                                     Luxury Hospitality Academy
    O U R T R A I N I NG                                             Luxury Hospitality provides luxury hospitality training
    PA RT N E R S                                                    through Warsash Superyacht Academy for interior and
                                                                     hospitality crew on board luxury yachts and cruise ships. All
    Solent University delivers world-renowned yacht and boat         the courses are accredited through the Professional Yachting
    design degree programmes, a suite of international               Association’s (PYA) GUEST programme, the Guidelines for
    maritime studies courses and a range of specialist support       Unified Excellence in Service Training.
    services. Our training partners complement the range of
    training provision for the superyacht industry.                  MedAire
                                                                     MedAire is part of the world’s largest remote medical
    David Store Navigational Management                              advisory and support company (International SOS) and
    (DSNM)                                                           has specialised teams supporting the international luxury
    DSNM is the leading superyacht navigation management             yacht sector worldwide, providing on-board medical
    provider, setting the standard for exceptional onboard           training and specialist medical consultancy.
    training programmes for deck teams. Our partnership
    offers first-class training to superyacht clients worldwide,     Marine Matters
    including DSNM’s bespoke onboard Bridge Operation                Marine Matters is a dedicated RYA training centre within
    Refresher course.                                                one mile of our Warsash campus. It specialises in the
                                                                     professional delivery of training required for the
    Cyber Prism                                                      superyacht and commercial workboat sector.
    Cyber-security attacks are an increasing threat wherever
    technology is used, with insecure systems and human
    vulnerabilities putting businesses, ships and clients at risk.
    Our training partnership with maritime security specialists
    Cyber Prism offers interactive, practical training for both
    ship- and shore-based personnel.

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O U R B U S I N E S S S E RV I C E S PA RT N E R S

O U R B U S I NESS
S E RV I C E S PARTNERS
Our internationally recognised education provision
is complemented by the expertise and resources of our
reputable partner organisations. By working in collaboration
with a distinctive group of established and high-quality
service providers, Warsash Superyacht Academy is able to
provide a unique range of business services to support the
superyacht sector.

With our partners we are able to offer on-board training,
which includes a number of mandatory and non-
mandatory safety courses, PYA-accredited interior crew
modules, medical and security training. We also offer an
array of specialist consultancy and service activities,
including review of standard operating procedures (SOPs)
for deck, engine and interior departments.                                                          Recruitment

Our recruitment and crew management partners specialise
in the development of premier crew teams and travel
services. Other partners provide comprehensive yacht
management for surveys, audits, new construction, sales
and purchase, charter and registration services.

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O U R B RO CHURE

    G U I D E TO U SING
    O U R B RO C HURE

    If you are new to yachting
    You have a big decision to make – is it the deck,
    engineering or the interior department that you are
    aiming to work for? Consider your options carefully
    and study the career progression charts on pages
    14, 34 and 50.

    Be careful not to spend a lot of money upfront
    unnecessarily for month-long courses leading to
    certificates that you might not (yet) need. Also, at this
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    stage, you do not know if yachting is for you in the long
    term and, whilst it is a very rewarding career choice, there
    are some challenges, especially in the first few years. You
                                                                             FOR NEW CREW
    need to be prepared to work very long hours, spend much
    of your time polishing, share a cabin and accept that you
    have little influence on your own movements.
                                                                       Make sure you record any sea service correctly from day
                                                                       one of your career. If you can, obtain a seaman’s discharge
    If you are sure that a career at sea is what you want to do
                                                                       book or a PYA service record book. If you do not have either
    in the foreseeable future, then you can also consider a
                                                                       of these record books yet, use certificates of discharge. In
    merchant navy cadetship as an officer trainee (see pages
                                                                       addition, always ask for a Sea Service Testimonial (see MSN
    26 and 44). This is by far the most cost-efficient and
                                                                       1858 Annex E) before you leave a yacht.
    fastest route to achieve an unlimited certification which
    is in high demand.
                                                                       If you are keen to become a yacht deck officer, it might
                                                                       be a good idea to start the MCA Yacht Training Record
    If you are an existing yacht crew                                  Book which can be downloaded for free from the
    You have mastered the all-important step of landing your
                                                                       MCA website.
    first job. You have also proven that you are the right person
    for the job and are now ready to further your career. Study
    the career progression charts on pages 14, 20, 34, 40, 42
    and 48 to find out more about the required (new)
    mandatory courses and sea-service requirements. Bear in         If you are a captain or yacht manager
    mind that there are also benefits to non-mandatory              You have probably done most of the mandatory courses,
    courses detailed from page 73 onwards.                          so take a look at other MCA-accredited courses such as
                                                                    ISM Internal/Lead Auditor and Designated Person Ashore
    Please note that sea service gained on yachts over 24           (page 68) or Company Security Officer (page 71). Also look
    metres now also counts towards unlimited certification.         at some of the high-end simulation courses (page 74)
    You can go straight to an OOW (Unlimited) provided you          and scaled model ship handling courses (page 82), all
    have enough sea service (see page 24 for definitions)           of which can be tailored to suit your specific needs.
    without the need for any RYA or MCA yacht qualifications.
                                                                    There are relevant professional development and distance
                                                                    learning programmes within the undergraduate and
                                                                    postgraduate section that you may find interesting
                                                                    (page 85). We also provide bespoke on-board training and,
                                                                    together with our distinct group of partners, are able
                                                                    to offer most of your training requirements.

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O N - B OA R D T R A I N I N G S O L U T I O N S

O N - B OA R D
TRAINING SOLUTIONS
Warsash Superyacht Academy can provide all of your
training requirements at the highest quality by combining
the most experienced and knowledgeable specialists
in their fields with a passion for the industry. We bring
our instructors to you, wherever you may be in the world,
to train your crew on board.

Wherever you are
In combination with our reputable group of training
partners (MedAire, David Store Navigational Management,
Cyber Prism and Luxury Hospitality), we offer bespoke
solutions for on-board training needs. Training can be
conducted:
• in the new-build phase or during refit
• alongside or at anchor
• on passage (with limitations).

Whatever you need
From fire fighting to making cocktails, from engineering
skills to medical care, from security training and developing
ECDIS procedures to tender-driving skills, the academy’s
training provides complete tailor-made solutions to ensure
that yachts run at optimum performance.

Being flexible
Our on-board training solutions will build crew into
a cohesive working team, trained together with the
equipment that they will actually use and in their working
environment on board. Choose exactly what should                Expert advice and guidance
be achieved and what time commitments there are, and            We also provide consultancy services to the industry,
our highly flexible and bespoke programmes will be              including everything from complete medical outfitting to
designed to provide the right specialist training.              navigation maintenance systems and housekeeping
                                                                routines. This service can be very effectively incorporated
Improving standards                                             into on-board training solutions.
Harmonised training across all crew and exceeding
mandatory standards will create enhanced skill levels,          Delivering results
resulting in increased service levels to owners and guests.     We aim to take crew to the highest level of excellence
It will also augment the safety of lives and help protect       in service and operations – across all ranks and
the value of your yacht.                                        departments. The ultimate goal is always to create high-
                                                                performing teams. This is also likely to assist in retaining
Ensuring compliance                                             a great team, resulting in financial benefits through lower
We will assist in ensuring that compliance is fully up-to-      costs of recruitment in the long term.
date and complies with all regulatory requirements, to
afford peace of mind for the next inspection.                   Please visit www.warsashsuperyachtacademy.com/
                                                                services for more information and contact details.

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St Mary's campus in
                                                                                         Southampton – our new
                                                                                         maritime training centre
                                                                                         for officer cadets.

    O U R L AT E S T FA C I L I T I E S
    INVESTMENTS
    Part of Solent University’s ongoing £43 million investment      as engineering facilities including welding workshops and
    in maritime facilities, our new £6m St Mary’s campus (A)        electrical and control laboratories.
    for officer cadet tuition opened in 2017. This maritime         The move forms part of Solent's ambitious plans for
    centre of excellence provides a distinct modern teaching        maritime education and training provision with significant
    environment exclusively for seafarers studying for their        investment to continue to build on the heritage and
    first Certificate of Competency, whether that’s engineering     expertise associated with Warsash Maritime Academy.
    or deck.
                                                                    And on the University’s main East Park Terrace campus (B),
    Conveniently located in central Southampton - within            just 10 minutes’ walk from St Mary’s, a completely
    easy reach of excellent rail and bus transport links, as well   refurbished building will house teaching provision for
    as the city’s airport and hotels – the new centre houses        senior merchant navy officers – as well as our Warsash
    our ECDIS suite, METO simulator and chart rooms, as well        Superyacht Academy yacht certification.

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O U R F U T U R E P L AN S

                    B      Main University campus –
                           Reginald Mitchell building                                                   A       St Mary’s
                                                                                                                campus

                              C       Warsash campus

Train on the latest simulator technology                         These world-leading new simulation facilities offer the
Work has also started on a cutting-edge new simulation           opportunity for several new specialist training courses,
centre at East Park Terrace. Expected to open in summer          including:
2019, the simulation centre offers senior and experienced          • Dynamic positioning
seafarers access to bridge, engine and liquid cargo operations     • Vessel traffic management
simulation courses using:                                          • Offshore and onshore crane handling
  • 6 full-mission navigational bridges                            • Ice navigation
  • Engine simulator and HV training                               • Integrated navigation/engine/liquid cargo training
  • Radio communications training
  • 4 Multi-purpose desktop simulation classrooms
  • 4 Debriefing rooms / classrooms
                                                                 Updating facilities at our Warsash site (C)
                                                                 Meanwhile, at the Academy’s historic home, exciting new plans are
  • Unrestricted access to Transas’ ship models and
                                                                 under way. A newly focused Warsash campus will focus on safety,
    navigational areas
                                                                 with a new safety training building incorporating teaching spaces
                                                                 along with an indoor pool for helicopter underwater escape
                                                                 training (HUET), while the fire school and fire ground are also
                                                                 scheduled for redevelopment.

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O U R FACILITIES

     OUR
     FA C I L I T I E S
     The top training destination                                   Ship Handling Centre
     As the UK’s centre of maritime excellence, the range,          Timsbury Lake, near Romsey, is the location of one of only
     scale and quality of training and support facilities offered   a few major ship handling centres in the world. The centre
     by the academy for crew in the superyacht industry             provides specialised training and assessment for captains
     is unmatched worldwide.                                        and senior officers in slow-speed ship handling using
                                                                    scaled ship models. This unique multi-million-pound
     Students also have access to all the resources and             facility offers large yacht deck officers a variety of ship
     benefits offered by Solent University, including its           handling challenges, including port entry scenarios,
     innovative virtual campus and online                           berthing manoeuvres, canal transits, narrow channels
     learning environment.                                          and turning basins.

     Bridge simulators/ECDIS Suite                                  Full Mission Engine Room Simulator
     Gain first-hand experience in our Full Mission Bridge          Our high-spec Full Mission Engine Room Simulator is
     Simulator, with its panoramic views and an extensive           designed for team-based resource management training
     range of training scenarios, or in one of our five multi-      and can be linked to a bridge simulator to provide a total
     purpose bridge simulators. Our ECDIS suites are fully          ship simulation training environment.
     equipped, providing type-specific training on a range of
     manufacturers’ equipment such as Konsberg and Transas.         It includes a suite of rooms comprising an engine control
                                                                    room, an emergency switchboard room, a dedicated high
                                                                    voltage (11KVA) room containing an HV breaker and
                                                                    control panel, and an instructor station.

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Engineering workshops
Our workshops include extensive facilities for bench/hand
fitting and the use of machine tools, welding, marine
                                                                    £43 MILLION
power plant and electrical maintenance.

There is a specialised control laboratory for electronic
                                                                   SOLENT UNIVERSITY’S
navigational systems operations and the maintenance                INVESTMENT INTO
of radars, navigational aids and control systems.
In addition, we have laboratories for thermodynamics,
                                                                   MARITIME FACILITIES BY
mechanical and control engineering experiments.                    2020
Survival craft facilities
We operate a range of survival craft and different               Medical Training Centre
launching scenarios to meet international safety training        Medical training is carried out in classrooms dedicated to
standards. The launch and recovery of survival craft,            the provision of first-aid and medical courses. Not limited
including lifeboats, fast rescue boats and rigid inflatable      to particular types or brand, a variety of equipment is
boats (RIBs), take place on our purpose-built pier head          available to enable students to gain hands-on experience
facility and floating pontoons.                                  with the equipment found on board ship.

We utilise a pool facility for STCW Personal Survival            Library and IT Suite
Techniques (PST) ‘in-water’ tuition, and a variety of life       Our students have full access to IT resource suites and the
rafts and survival equipment. A Helicopter Underwater            academy's extensive nautical reference material at Solent
Escape Trainer (HUET) is available, as well as a winch           University’s main library, plus SOL, the Solent Online
facility for simulated rescue by helicopter.                     Learning platform.

Fire School                                                      Accommodation
Our purpose-built fire fighting training facility provides       Our selection of campus and Southampton-based
a realistic environment in which students can learn the          residences offers a choice of single and twin study-
vital techniques of fighting fires at sea.                       bedrooms, flats and local guest house accommodation.
                                                                 All campus rooms are safe, secure and allow free online
The Fire School contains a three-storey steel ship/offshore      access to the University network.
module for live fire training, utilising real solid and liquid
fuels in creating a safe yet hot and realistic environment       Catering
in which to train. Additional facilities include a helicopter    You will find plenty of food choices on the University campus.
fire fighting and rescue unit, a full breathing apparatus        The main food areas are the Dock restaurant, East Park Deli
training unit with a simulated double bottom tank, fire          and Costa Coffee, which offer a great variety of hot and cold
pits, fire screen and other devices for simulating a variety     food dishes to eat in or take away.
of fire types.
                                                                 Sports and leisure
Radio Communications Centre                                      We’re committed to providing the best sporting
We offer two radio communications suites, each                   opportunities for students – from fitness classes and gym
containing a range of live installations for students. In        memberships to state-of-the-art football venues and
addition, a computer room has sufficient simulators for          indoor pitches – Solent Sport can provide whatever you
every student, with a further two classrooms available for       need to get more active.
the underpinning theory lectures. Three smaller rooms are
dedicated to distress scenario exercises.                        The area around Southampton is an exciting region
                                                                 of historic towns, beautiful countryside and miles
Seamanship Centre                                                of coastline. Winchester is a historic cathedral town,
The Seamanship Centre offers an excellent range of               while Portsmouth has a long and distinguished naval
facilities in which students can develop their skills and        history. The New Forest is a short drive from Southampton
understanding of practical seamanship to Efficient Deck          and offers 145 square miles of open heath and woodland,
Hand (EDH) standard. Equipment ranges from pilot ladders         which is suitable for walking, horse riding and cycling.
and mooring arrangements to scale models of derricks and
hatches. The centre provides an environment for practical
and effective learning.

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W HO TO CONTACT/
B O OKING A COURSE
For further information about our deck courses, please
contact our Admissions and Recruitment Team or visit
our website.
T: +44 (0)23 8201 5004
E: wma.training@solent.ac.uk

To book a course, please check availability first online at
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D E C K Q UA LI F I C AT I O N S

DECK
Q U A L I F I C AT I O N S
Our UK Maritime and Coastguard Agency (MCA)-approved         Warsash has approval from the MCA to offer all of the
training programmes for captains, deck officers and deck     course modules and programmes required to obtain an
hands are job-specific and allow students to build           internationally recognised Certificate of Competency (CoC).
professionalism, earning potential and capability to
progress quickly in their careers.                           All of our deck courses are designed to equip captains and
                                                             officers with the necessary skills to command and operate
Competency training is delivered in our purpose-built        superyachts, including all modern navigational techniques,
bridge simulators, which replicate the handling of a large   as well as legal and technical requirements.
superyacht. Some modules may be delivered through
on-board training or in overseas locations.

S U M M A RY OF COURSES
Entry Level                                                  Officer of the Watch – Unlimited Certification
• STCW Basic Safety Training Week                            • Officer of the Watch (HNC/Exam Route) –
• Efficient Deck Hand (EDH)                                    For Experienced Seafarers/Yacht Personnel
                                                             • Deck Cadet – Foundation Degree Programme
Officer of the Watch (Yachts) – Less than 3,000GT            • Deck Cadet – Higher National Diploma Programme
• Officer of the Watch (Yachts) – Navigation and Radar       • MCA Signals Examination
• Officer of the Watch (Yachts) – General Ship Knowledge     • Efficient Deck Hand (EDH)
• Officer of the Watch (Yachts) – MCA Orals Preparation      • Electronic Chart Display and Information Systems (ECDIS)
• Human Element, Leadership and Management (HELM) –          • Human Element, Leadership and Management (HELM) –
  Operational Level                                            Operational Level
• Electronic Chart Display and Information Systems (ECDIS)   • Proficiency in Medical First Aid
• Efficient Deck Hand (EDH)                                  • Proficiency in Survival Craft and Rescue Boats
• Proficiency in Medical First Aid                           • Advanced Fire Fighting
• Proficiency in Survival Craft and Rescue Boats             • GMDSS General Operator’s Certificate (GOC)
• GMDSS General Operator’s Certificate (GOC)
                                                             Chief Mate – Unlimited Certification
Chief Mate (Yachts) – Less than 3,000GT                      • Master and Chief Mate (HND/Exam Route) –
• Advanced Fire Fighting                                       For Experienced Seafarers
• Electronic Chart Display and Information Systems (ECDIS)   • Chief Mate (Examination Route) – For officers who
• Human Element, Leadership and Management –                   followed an HND cadetship to first certification.
  Management Level                                           • Chief Mate (Post FD Route) – For officers who followed
                                                               the FD cadetship to initial certification
Master (Yachts) – Less than 3,000GT                          • Electronic Chart Display and Information Systems (ECDIS)
• Master (Yachts) – Navigation Radar and ARPA Simulator      • Human Element, Leadership and Management (HELM) –
• Master (Yachts) – Business and Law                           Management Level
• Master (Yachts) – Seamanship and Meteorology               • Proficiency in Medical Care
• Master (Yachts) – Stability                                • Updated Proficiency in Medical Care
• Master (Yachts) – Celestial Navigation
• Master (Yachts) – Orals Preparation                        Master – Unlimited Certification
• Electronic Chart Display and Information Systems (ECDIS)   • Master’s Orals
• Human Element, Leadership and Management (HELM) –          • Deck Revision
  Management Level                                           • Updated Proficiency in Medical Care
• Proficiency in Medical Care                                • HELM (M)
• Updated Proficiency in Medical Care
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D E C K O FF I C ER (YACHTS) – PRO GRESSION CHART
     ( I N C L . STC W 2010 MANIL A A MENDMENTS)
                  Entry Level/Deck Hand

                    Personal Survival Techniques

                    Fire Prevention and Fire Fighting
                                                        Yacht/Sea Service
                    Elementary First Aid                36 months’ Yacht Service
                                                        365 days’ Sea Service
                                                        Hold Yachtmaster Coastal
                    Personal Safety and Social          Yacht Training Record Book
                    Responsibilities

                    Proficiency in Security
                    Awareness                            Navigation and Radar
                                                         (OOW Yachts)

                                                        General Ship Knowledge
                                                        (OOW Yachts)

                    Yacht/Sea Service
                    6 months’ Sea Service                Proficiency in Survival
                    Yacht Training Record Book           Craft and Rescue Boats

                    Watch Rating Certificate             Efficient Deck Hand (EDH)*

                                                         Human Element, Leadership
                                                         and Management
                                                         (Operational Level)
                    Yacht/Sea Service
                    6 months’ Sea Service                GMDSS GOC

                    Efficient Deck Hand (EDH)            ECDIS

                    Proficiency in Survival Craft
                    and Rescue Boats                    MCA Oral Examination

                                                                  MCA CoC
                    Yacht/Sea Service                      Officer of the Watch
                    12 months’ Sea Service              (Yachts less than 3,000GT)

                        Able Seafarer Deck

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Yacht Service                               Yacht Service                   Yacht Service
 No additional Sea Time                      12 months’ OOW                  24 months’ OOW
 required. Yachtmaster Ocean                 120 days’ Watchkeeping          240 days’ Watchkeeping
 course and exam

                                              Seamanship and Meteorology (Master Yachts)

                                              Stability (Master Yachts)

                                              Business and Law (Master Yachts)

                                              Navigation, Radar and ARPA Simulator (Master Yachts)

  Advanced Fire Fighting                      Proficiency in Medical Care

  Proficiency in Medical                      Human Element, Leadership and Management
  First Aid                                   (Management Level)**

  Human Element, Leadership                   ECDIS**
  and Management
  (Management Level)
                                              Celestial Navigation – MCA Written Examination
  ECDIS**

  Endorsement                                 MCA Oral Examination           MCA Oral Examination

            MCA CoC                                  MCA CoC                         MCA CoC
      Chief Mate (Yachts                         Master (Yachts                Master (Yachts less
      less than 3,000GT)                        less than 500GT)                than 3,000GT)

Certification structures can always change, so please check www.warsashsuperyachtacademy.com for the latest version.
*Must have been held for at least 18 months before the issue of OOW CoC. **A requirement if not already completed at
chief mate or OOW level. © Warsash Superyacht Academy, 2018

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E N T RY-LE VEL DECK QUALIFIC ATIONS (YACHT )

                                                                     STCW Basic Safety Training Week
     PAT H WAY TO
     C E RT I F I C AT I ON                                          Training towards: Deck Hand/Officer of the Watch
                                                                     Course duration: 5 days
     The officer of the watch (OOW) is responsible for the safety
                                                                     Our Basic Safety Training Week (BSTW) meets the
     of the yacht, its crew and guests during the period of his or
                                                                     appropriate standard of competence in Section A-VI/1 of the
     her watch. It is a critical role which requires a substantial
                                                                     STCW Code. The five STCW courses run from Monday to
     amount of training and sea experience. Entry-level candidates
                                                                     Friday and include: Personal Safety and Social Responsibilities,
     currently need to complete an RYA or IYT Yachtmaster
                                                                     Fire Prevention and Fire Fighting, Personal Survival Techniques,
     Coastal course which covers the basics of yacht handling,
                                                                     Elementary First Aid, and Proficiency in Security Awareness.
     pilotage and seamanship.

     E N T RY L E V E L

                                                                       i
     Efficient Deck Hand (EDH)                                                IMP ORTANT
     Training towards: Deck Hand/Officer of the Watch                         INFORMATION
     Course duration: 5 days

     A theoretical and practical course that provides an
     understanding of shipboard organisation and operations,           From 1 January 2017 the EDH certificate must
     pilot ladders and means of access, cargo work, safety and         have been held for at least 18 months before the issue
     seamanship, including knots, splicing, whipping and seizing.      of the OOW – Yachts less than 3,000GT Certificate of
                                                                       Competency.

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OFFICER O F T H E WATC H ( YAC H T S ) – L E S S T H A N 3 , 0 0 0 G T

O FF I C E R O F THE WATCH
( YAC H T S) – LE SS THAN
3,000GT

Officer of the Watch (Yachts) –
Navigation and Radar

Training towards: Officer of the Watch – Yachts less
than 3,000GT
Course duration: 15 days

This course includes lectures and exercises covering chart
work, tides and radar plotting. Use of electronic
navigational aids such as GPS, AIS, ECDIS and navigational
instruments are explained, with an emphasis on radar and
ARPA. Note: There is a written examination at the end of
the second week.

Students develop and practise navigation and collision
avoidance skills in our multi-purpose bridge simulator.
Successful assessment of competency is necessary before
issue of a simulator course certificate.

Students who enrol on this course are automatically given
access to online material specifically relating to this
navigation and radar syllabus. Joining instructions, course
notes and more are available to view and download.

Preparation for this intensive course is made easy by the
use of the resources on this virtual learning environment. A
pre-course workbook is available for completion prior to
attending the course, which is highly recommended. There

                                                               “
are worked examples and quizzes for students to access in
their own time during the course.

Officer of the Watch (Yachts) –                                        I look forward to studying at Warsash
General Ship Knowledge
                                                               again soon and would also like to extend my
Training towards: Officer of the Watch – Yachts less
than 3,000GT
                                                               gratitude to all of the tutors who have helped
Course duration: 5 days                                        me with the various modules. It should be
                                                               noted that Warsash deservedly has an
This classroom-based course is an introduction to ship

                                                                                      ”
construction, stability, meteorology and seamanship,           outstanding reputation amongst the
watchkeeping, preparation for sea and maintenance.
                                                               yachting fraternity.

                                                               Jonathan Lloyd
                                                               Master Yachts Less than 3,000GT

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C H I E F MATE (YACHTS) – LES S THAN 3,000GT

     C H I E F M AT E (YACHTS) –
     L E S S T H A N 3,000GT

     For those who have fulfilled all the requirements to attain
     their Officer of the Watch certification, the completion of
     the following further courses enables them to apply for
     Chief Mate certification:
     • Advanced Fire Fighting
     • Proficiency in Medical First Aid
     • HELM (M) – Human Element, Leadership and
       Management (Management Level)
     • ECDIS – Electronic Chart Display and Information Systems
     • RYA/IYT Yachtmaster Ocean course and exam.

     The Chief Mate (Yachts) qualification is an endorsement of
                                                                   MASTER (YACHTS) –
     the Officer of the Watch (Yachts) certificate and does not    LESS THAN 3,000GT
     need an additional MCA oral examination. Candidates
     have the option of either taking their officer of the watch
     (yachts) oral exam first and then supplying evidence of
     completion of the above courses, or alternatively             Master (Yachts) – Navigation Radar
     supplying all certificates before attending the MCA oral      and ARPA Simulator
     examination to obtain the chief mate (yachts)
     endorsement directly.                                         Training towards: Master (Yachts) – less than
                                                                   500GT/3,000GT
     Note: Any merchant navy certification will supersede any      Course duration: 10 days
     yacht certification.
                                                                   This course includes passage planning, the use of ECDIS,
                                                                   knowledge of collision regulations, competence in search
                                                                   and rescue, and a full understanding and expertise in the
                                                                   use of radar and ARPA. During the course, five days are
           STC W 2 0 10

     i     C H I E F M ATE

     The STCW Convention 1978 has been amended by the
     2010 Manila Amendments. When applying for the Chief
                                                                   spent in our multi-purpose bridge simulator where
                                                                   assessment is carried out during exercises.

                                                                   Note: Successful completion allows the student to sit a
                                                                   written examination at the end of week two.

     Mate (Yachts less than 3,000GT) certificate, candidates       Master (Yachts) – Business and Law
     are required to complete a five-day Human Element,
     Leadership and Management (Management Level) course.          Training towards: Master (Yachts) – less than
                                                                   500GT/3,000GT
     This is in addition to a five-day MNTB MCA-approved           Course duration: 5 days
     generic ECDIS course. There is no intention to introduce
     this requirement retrospectively but all yacht certificates   This course starts with a basic introduction to civil and
     will be issued with a negative ECDIS enforcement if they      criminal law, negligence and duty of care. Other subject
     do not hold an ECDIS certificate when they are                areas include an introduction to international law, safety
     revalidated. The same situation will apply to OOW (Yachts     management, certification, documentation, safety
     less than 3,000GT) and they must now have an ECDIS            requirements and sea worthiness.
     certificate.

     Please also see MSN 1858 and MSN 1861:
     www.gov.uk/ships-cargoes/m-notices

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M A ST E R ( YAC H T S ) – L E S S T H A N 3 , 0 0 0 G T

Master (Yachts) – Seamanship
and Meteorology                                                          STCW
Training towards: Master (Yachts) – less than
500GT/3,000GT
Course duration: 5 days

This course includes five sections covering seamanship,
navigation (including watchkeeping procedures),
                                                                  i      2010 MASTER

                                                                   When applying for the Master (Yachts) – less than
                                                                   500GT/3,000GT certificate, candidates are required
meteorology, MARPOL (including IMO conventions                     to complete the five-day Human Element, Leadership
concerning safety of life and environmental protection)            and Management (Management Level) course.
and Code of Safe Working Practices.
                                                                   This is in addition to completing a five-day MNTB
                                                                   MCA-approved generic ECDIS course. There is no
Master (Yachts) – Stability                                        intention to introduce this requirement
                                                                   retrospectively but all yacht certificates will be issued
Training towards: Master (Yachts) – less than                      with a negative ECDIS enforcement if they do not
500GT/3,000GT                                                      hold an ECDIS certificate when they are revalidated.
Course duration: 5 days
                                                                   Candidates will need to pass the MCA written
This course covers the basic principles of hydrostatics,           examination in celestial navigation.
hull form, and static and initial stability. It also includes
the interpretation of curves of statical stability, ships’         Please also see MSN 1858 and MSN 1861:
stability data and calculations involving loading and              www.gov.uk/ships-cargoes/m-notices
shifting of weights, dry docking, longitudinal stability
and basic calculations.

Master (Yachts) – Celestial Navigation

Training towards: Master (Yachts) – less than
500GT/3,000GT
Course duration: 5 days

This course includes the principles of how to use celestial
bodies (sun, moon, planets and stars) to fix a position, how
to determine latitude and how to determine compass
error by celestial means. The course prepares candidates in
an ideal way to sit the MCA written examination in
celestial navigation on the last day.

                                                                “       My experience has been excellent in

                                                                                       ”
                                                                every aspect, and the premises are of the
                                                                highest standard.

                                                                Kostis Sklavounos
                                                                Officer of the Watch (Yachts) student

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D E C K O FF I C ER (UNLIMITED CERTIFIC ATION) –
     P RO G R E S S I ON CHART FOR EXPERIENCED SEAFARER
     RO U T E

       Sea Service                      Sea Service
       Minimum 36 months                Minimum 12 months’ w/k
       (Can be sea time gained on       holding OOW certification
       yachts over 24 metres)           (Minimum 30 months from entry)

                                        Three terms at WMA for
       SQA Written Examinations         HND Level 5 tuition and
                                        assessment, SQA preparation
                                        and written exams
       HNC Nautical Science
                                        + STCW courses
                                        (HELM/NAEST/PMC)

        Auxiliary Courses
                                        MCA Oral Examination

        MCA Oral Examination
                                        Medical Fitness

        Medical Fitness

                                              Chief Mate
                                         STCW Reg II/2 Unlimited
               OOW
        STCW Reg II/1 Unlimited

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Sea Service
                                   12 to 24 months’ seagoing
                                   service
                                   (Must hold at least 36 months’ sea
                                   service since achieving first CoC,
                                   reduced to 24 months if 12 months
                                   sea service has been as Chief Mate)

                                     4 weeks’ tuition at WMA for
                                     Master’s orals tuition

                                     (+ STCW10 updating
                                     training if needed)

                                     MCA Oral Examination

                                    Medical Fitness

                                             Master
                                      STCW Reg II/2 Unlimited

Note: Information related to certification requirements has been interpreted from MSN 1856 (M).
Certification structures can always change, so please check www.warsashsuperyachtacademy.com for the latest
version. © Warsash Superyacht Academy, 2018

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D E C K O FF I C ER (UNLIMITED CERTIFIC ATION) –
     P RO G R E S S I ON CHART FOR OFFICER C ADET ROUTES

      Sea Service                       Sea Service
      Minimum 12 months                 Minimum 12 months’ work
      MNTB Record Book                  holding OOW certification
                                        (Minimum 30 months from entry)
                                        *See note re SQAs

       Foundation Degree
       Marine Operations                Six weeks at WMA for
       Or                               tuition/exams and
       HND Nautical Science             MCA Oral preparation

                                        + STCW courses
                                        (HELM/NAEST/PMC)
       Work-Based Learning

                                        MCA Oral Examination
       Auxiliary Courses

                                        Medical Fitness
       MCA Oral Examination

       Medical Fitness                         Chief Mate
                                          STCW Reg II/2 Unlimited

               OOW
        STCW Reg II/1 Unlimited

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Sea Service
                      12 to 24 months’
                      seagoing service
                      (Must hold at least 36 months’ sea
                      service since achieving 1st CoC,
                      reduced to 24 months if 12 months
                      sea service has been as Chief Mate)

                       4 weeks’ tuition at WMA for
                       Master’s orals tuition

                       + STCW10 updating
                       training if needed

                       MCA Oral Examination

                       Medical Fitness

                               Master
                        STCW Reg II/2 Unlimited

Note: Information related to certification requirements has been interpreted from MSN 1856 (M) Training and
Certification Guidance. *Officer cadets enrolled after 1 September 2015 will have to undertake SQA written exams for
Chief Mate certification; those enrolled prior to 1 September 2015 will be exempt from these SQA written exams until
1 September 2022. Certification structures can always change, so please check www.warsashsuperyachtacademy.com
for the latest version. © Warsash Superyacht Academy, 2018

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O FF I C E R OF THE WATCH – UNLIMITED CERTIFIC ATIO N

     H OW TO O BTAIN
     A N O OW U NLIMIT ED
     W H E N WO R KING
     I N YAC H T I N G

     ‘How do I get my Officer of the Watch (Unlimited)?’              Achievement of unlimited certification is less daunting
     is a popular question within the yacht sector. Now that          than it might initially seem. In 2011, the rules with regard
     sea time gained on board yachts counts towards OOW               to sea time changed, and sea service gained on yachts
     Unlimited, continuing a career along the unlimited route         over 24 metres does now count towards unlimited
     is easier than ever.                                             certification.

     There are many reasons to consider obtaining an OOW              A crew member with 36 months’ (1,080 days) qualifying
     Unlimited Certificate of Competency (CoC):                       sea service on a yacht over 24 metres and 80GT, who has
     • Work as a deck officer on any vessel, including yachts         been involved in bridge watchkeeping duties for at least six
       above 3,000GT (which will be classed as passenger              months, will be able to apply for a Notice of Eligibility to
       yachts or as passenger ships)                                  take a course leading to an OOW Unlimited CoC.
     • Work on yachts where the yacht asks for officers with
       unlimited certification (even if less than 3,000GT)            Sea service is counted in the following way:
     • Optimise chances for career success as well as gaining the     • All actual sea service plus stand-by service (no more
       edge when applying for top positions within the yacht sector     than 14 consecutive days and no longer than the
     • Increase knowledge base, as well as gaining an academic          previous voyage for each period of standing by) plus yard
       qualification                                                    time (to a maximum of 90 days). The total must equal or
     • Open up additional maritime career options outside the           exceed 1,080 days.
       yacht sector.                                                  • Further periods of stand-by may be counted, but only
                                                                        when the vessel returns after proceeding to sea on
     The ability to progress to Master Mariner (Unlimited)              passage.
     is the pinnacle of maritime education and training. Many
     recruitment agencies are reporting that deck officers with       Candidates should ensure that they apply using the
     unlimited certification AND yacht experience are in very         MCA form MSF 4274 but submit yacht sea service
     high demand.                                                     testimonials in accordance with MSN 1858 Annex E.

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OFFICER O F T H E WATC H – U N L I M I T E D C E RT I F I C AT I O N

Note: No RYA/IYT Yachtmaster or Officer of the Watch            Over the years we have had many candidates coming
(Yachts less than 3,000GT) is required to be eligible to        through with a yacht background. They tend to excel on
attend this programme.                                          this programme and regularly achieve outstanding results.

The overall duration of the programme is 27 weeks. HNC          Superyacht deck officer cadetship
tuition and assessment lasts for 23 weeks and includes          An alternative route to achieving OOW Unlimited is via an
bridge watchkeeping, navigation, chartwork, tides,              officer cadet training scheme tailored to the superyacht
emergency response and communications, cargo work,              industry. In collaboration with Trinity House, this three-
meteorology, ship stability, ship construction, and law and     year sponsored academic training scheme leads you to
management. At the end of the course the student will also      obtaining a Foundation Degree in Marine Operations and
sit two SQA written examinations – in Navigation and in         progresses a novice to merchant navy Officer of the Watch
Stability and Operations. On successful completion a Higher     certification level through a combination of academic
National Certificate (HNC) Nautical Science will be awarded.    studies and seagoing experience.

The programme also includes the STCW short courses, MCA         Applicants requiring sponsorship do need to be eligible for
Signals, EDH, HELM(O) and NAEST(O), as well as                  funding and have a minimum of 48 UCAS tariff points,
examination preparation for the two written SQA                 plus a minimum of four GCSEs at Grade 9 to 4, including
examinations and the MCA oral examination. We will also         Maths, English and Science.
offer support in securing an oral examination slot at the end
of the course. Note: By completing NAEST(O) you will also       To find out more, visit:
be issued with an MCA-approved generic ECDIS certificate.       www.warsashsuperyachtacademy.com/
The OOW (Unlimited) CoC can be endorsed to also serve           superyachtcadetships
as a Chief Mate (Yachts less than 3,000GT) by additionally
completing the five-day Human Element, Leadership and
Management (Management Level) course.

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O FF I C E R OF THE WATCH – UNLIMITED CERTIFIC ATIO N

     i     F O R YO U R
           I N F O R M ATION

     All of our unlimited certification programmes for Officer
     of the Watch and Chief Mate incorporate the relevant
     Navigation Aids and Equipment Simulator Training
     (NAEST) course. By completing NAEST(O) you will also
     be issued with an MCA-approved generic ECDIS
     certificate.

                                                                 Deck Cadet – Foundation Degree Route
     O FF I C E R O F THE WATCH
     – UNLIMITED                                                 Training towards: OOW (Unlimited) STCW A-II/1
                                                                 Course duration: 3 years
     C E RT I F I C AT I ON
                                                                 The academy offers a full deck officer cadet programme by
                                                                 a degree route, leading to the award of an MCA Deck Officer’s
     Officer of the Watch (HNC/Examination                       Certificate of Competency (STCW II/I OOW), a Foundation
     Route) – For Experienced Seafarers/Yacht                    Degree (FdSc) in Marine Operations and a direct top-up
     Personnel                                                   pathway to BSc (Hons) Marine Operations Management.
     Training towards: OOW (Unlimited) STCW A-II/1
     Course duration: 6 months plus professional STCW            Deck Cadet – Higher National Diploma
     courses and examinations                                    Route

     This course enables candidates to achieve STCW Officer      Training towards: OOW (Unlimited) STCW A-II/1
     of the Watch certification by the Scottish Qualification    Course duration: 3 years
     Authority (SQA) examination route. Candidates will
     receive tuition and assessment in HNC (Nautical Science)    The academy offers a full deck officer cadet programme
     units and NAEST and HELM (Operational Level) courses,       by a Higher National Diploma (HND) route, leading to the
     as well as preparation for the SQA examinations in          award of an MCA Deck Officer’s Certificate of Competency
     Navigation, and Stability and Operations, and MCA Signals   (STCW II/I OOW), and the Higher National Diploma
     and oral examinations.                                      (HND) in Nautical Science. HND graduates may progress
                                                                 to the BSc (Hons) Marine Operations Management after
     Candidates with at least 36 months of sea time on yachts    gaining further industrial experience.
     over 24 metres will be eligible to enrol on this course.

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C H I E F M AT E – U N L I M I T E D C E RT I FI C AT I O N

                                                             CHIEF MATE –
                                                             UNLIMITED
                                                             CERTIFIC ATION

                                                             Master and Chief Mate (HND/Examination
                                                             Route) – For Experienced Seafarers

                                                             Training towards: Chief Mate (Unlimited) STCW A-II/2
                                                             Course duration: 8 months or blended learning version
                                                             available soon

                                                             This course enables candidates to achieve Chief Mate
                                                             certification by the SQA examination route. You will
      YO U R FASTEST                                         receive tuition and assessment in order to achieve the
                                                             award of the HND in Nautical Science. NAEST(M) and
      A N D M OST EFFICIENT

i
                                                             HELM (Management Level) courses and preparation for the
      RO U T E TO AN                                         SQA examinations in Navigation and Ship Stability, and
                                                             MCA Signals and orals examinations are all included.
      O OW U NLIMITED
                                                             Chief Mate (Post FD Route) – For officers
If you already have 36 months’ sea service (see page 24      who followed the FD cadetship to initial
for definition) on yachts over 24 metres and 80GT, you       certification
have the opportunity to obtain the OOW Unlimited
through the HNC Experienced Seafarer route. The              Training towards: Chief Mate (Unlimited) STCW A-II/2
programme duration is 27 weeks (including optional           Course duration: 10 weeks
short courses, if required). If you have little or no sea
service so far, a three-year officer cadet training scheme   This course enables candidates who have successfully
will be the fastest route.                                   completed a deck officer cadetship via the Foundation
                                                             Degree (FdSc) route to achieve Chief Mate certification.
To find out more about obtaining an OOW Unlimited,           It includes completion of NAEST(M) and HELM
see pages 24 to 26.                                          (Management Level) courses, as well as preparation
                                                             for the MCA oral examination.

                                                             Chief Mate (Examination Route) –
                                                             For officers who followed an HND cadetship

“
                                                             to first certification

                                                             Training towards: Chief Mate (Unlimited) STCW A-II/2
                                                             Course duration: 15 weeks
        Warsash continues to develop
                                                             This course enables students to achieve Chief Mate
its world-class training facilities with the
                                                             certification by the SQA examination route. Students will
upgrading and introduction of the most                       receive tuition in command management, NAEST(M)
                                                             and HELM (Management Level) courses, preparation

                                         ”
modern equipment in both deck and                            for the SQA examinations in Navigation and Ship Stability,
engine room simulator training.                              and MCA Signals and oral examinations.

Don Millar
Operations Director, Viking Recruitment Ltd

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M A ST E R – UNL IMITE D CERTIFIC ATION

     M A ST E R –
     U N LI M I T E D                                               760 YACHTS
     C E RT I F I C AT I ON
                                                                    NEW SUPERYACHT
     Master’s Orals                                                 PROJECTS IN 2017
     Training towards: Master (Unlimited) STCW A-II/2               Source: Boatinternational.com/market-intelligence
     Course duration: 4 weeks

     This course enables students to achieve Master
     (Unlimited) certification. Students will receive tuition and
     guided study in preparation for the MCA oral examination.
                                                                    180.60 METRES
                                                                    M/Y AZZAM, THE
     D E C K R E V I S ION                                          L ARGEST SUPERYACHT
                                                                    IN THE WORLD
     Deck Revision
                                                                    Source: Boatinternational.com/market-intelligence
     This is an independent study option for students wishing
     to utilise the academy’s learning resources as part of
     a personal revision programme to refresh and/or update
     their professional knowledge.

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AU X I L I A RY CO U R S E S

AU X I L I A RY COURSES

STCW Basic Safety Training is mandatory for everyone
working on large vessels of more than 24 metres. Our         • ISM Code Familiarisation
portfolio of entry-level and advanced safety and security    • Maritime Internal Auditor
courses is fully compliant with the new STCW 2010 Code       • Maritime Auditor/Lead Auditor – Top-Up
(see pages 59–71). Candidates may also want to consider      • Maritime Auditor/Lead Auditor
our core MCA modules in key areas such as navigation and     • Helicopter Underwater Evacuation Training (HUET)
radar, safety management, ship handling and ship security.   • Helicopter Underwater Escape Training with EBS
                                                             • Introduction to Maritime Cyber Security
Summary of auxiliary courses
• Ship Handling (Manned Models)                              Updating training (STCW 2010)
• Advanced Ship Handling (Manned Models)                     • Updated Proficiency in Personal Survival Techniques
• Formal Assessment of Ship Handling                         • Updated Proficiency in Fire Fighting and Fire Prevention
• Ship Handling and Emergency Procedures                     • Updated Proficiency in Survival Craft and Rescue Boats
• Twin Screw Ship Handling (Manned Models)                   • Updated Proficiency in Advanced Fire Fighting
• Ship Handling Appreciation                                 • Updated Proficiency in Fast Rescue Boats
• Proficiency in Fast Rescue Boats
• Tender Operations
• Bridge Team Management/Paperless
• Resource Management
• Leadership Coaching for Senior Officers
• Proficiency in Crisis Management and Human Behaviour
• Crowd Management on Passenger Ships
• Shipboard Safety Officer
• Proficiency in Security Awareness
• Proficiency in Designated Security Duties
• Proficiency as Ship Security Officer (SSO)
• Command and Control Fire Fighting
• Entry into Enclosed Spaces

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W HO TO CONTACT/
B O OKING A COURSE
For further information about our engineering courses,
please contact our admissions and recruitment team
or visit our website.
T: +44 (0)23 8201 5004
E: wma.training@solent.ac.uk

To book a course, please check availability first online at
www.warsashsuperyachtacademy.com
E N G I N E E R I N G Q UA L I F I C AT I O N S

ENGINEERING
Q U A L I F I C AT I O N S
Gain the internationally recognised skills and qualifications
necessary for a career as an engineering officer. We offer      We have approval from the UK’s Maritime and Coastguard
all of the courses needed to progress from assistant            Agency (MCA) to offer all of the course modules and
to chief engineer on modern superyachts and small               programmes required to obtain an internationally
commercial vessels.                                             recognised Certificate of Competency (CoC).

Students at Warsash gain internationally recognised             With a shortage of qualified personnel in marine
qualifications, including the MCA/STCW 2010 Basic Safety        engineering, there are excellent salary prospects and job
Training and MCA Approved Engine courses.                       opportunities for superyacht engineers.

S U M M A RY OF COURSES
Entry Level                                                     • Chief Engineer – General Science Engineering II
• STCW Basic Safety Training Week                               • Human Element, Leadership and Management (HELM) –
• Approved Engine Course (AEC)                                    Management Level
• Marine Engine Operator Licence (Yachts) – Orals               • High Voltage – Management Level
  Preparation
                                                                Engineer Officer of the Watch – Unlimited Certification
Small Vessel Second Engineer – Less than 9,000kW,               • Engineer Officer of the Watch – For Experienced
less than 3,000GT                                                 Seafarers (IAMI Exam Route)
• Second Engineer - Auxiliary Equipment Part 1                  • Engineer Officer of the Watch – Specialised Route
• Second Engineer - Marine Diesel Engineering                   • Engineer Cadet – Foundation Degree Route
• Second Engineer - Operational Procedures, Basic Hotel         • Marine Electro-Technical Cadet – Foundation Degree
  Services and Ship Construction                                  Route
• Human Element, Leadership and Management (HELM) –             • Engineer Cadet – Higher National Diploma Route
  Operational Level                                             • Engineer Officer of the Watch – MNTB Workshop
• High Voltage – Operational Level                                Skills Training
• Proficiency in Medical First Aid                              • Proficiency in Medical First Aid
• Proficiency in Survival Craft and Rescue Boats                • Proficiency in Survival Craft and Rescue Boats (other
• Advanced Fire Fighting                                          than Fast Rescue Boats)
                                                                • Advanced Fire Fighting
Small Vessel Chief Engineer – Less than 9,000kW,                • Human Element, Leadership and Management –
less than 500GT                                                   Operational Level
• Chief Engineer - Statutory and Operational Requirements       • High Voltage – Operational Level
• Chief Engineer - Auxiliary Equipment Part 2
• Human Element, Leadership and Management –                    Second/Chief Engineer – Unlimited Certification
  Operational Level                                             • Second/Chief Engineer – Engineering Science (Flexible) –
• High Voltage – Operational Level                                For Experienced Seafarers
                                                                • Second/Chief Engineer – Engineering Knowledge
Small Vessel Chief Engineer – Less than 9,000kW, less             (General and Motor)
than 3,000GT                                                    • Second/Chief Engineer – Engineering Knowledge
• Chief Engineer - Statutory and Operational Requirements         (General and Steam)
• Chief Engineer - Auxiliary Equipment Part 2                   • Human Element, Leadership and Management –
• Chief Engineer - Applied Marine Engineering                     Management Level
• Chief Engineer – General Science Engineering I                • High Voltage – Management Level

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N E W P AT H WAY T O
     ENGINEERING
     Q U A L I F I C AT I O N S
     The MCA has brought into force a new pathway to
     engineering qualifications, in order to help simplify the
     number and levels of qualifications across the small vessel
     sector.

     It has consolidated the original qualifications under the
     new Engineer Officer Small Vessel Certificate of
     Competency, covered within MIN 524.
                                                                   i    WHAT ’S
                                                                        CHANGED?

                                                                   All new engineers must start on the new SV
                                                                   pathway, and we have replaced the delivery of our
     This certification covers new and experienced crew who        Y4-Y2 courses with small vessel (SV) modules as of
     wish to move into the small vessel environment as             September 2018.
     engineers. A certificate of competency (CoC) gained
     through this route will be transferable between the           However for engineers already on the yacht
     following industries:                                         pathway, the MCA’s Y4 to Y1 route for the Yacht
                                                                   Restricted Engineering CoC will run in parallel until 1
     •   Superyachts                                               July 2021.
     •   Government patrol vessels
     •   Seismic survey                                            The conversion pathway from Y4-Y2 to the new SV
     •   Oceanographic research vessels                            route can be found in MIN 524.
     •   Workboats
     •   Standby                                                   MCA guidance notes can be found in MIN 524 and
     •   Fishing vessels                                           MIN565, on the MCA website at
     •   Tugs                                                      www.gov.uk/ships-cargoes/m-notices

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