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Course Overview

Duration: Online Course Min time recommended 10 hours. We estimate users will take around 6 to 8 hours to work through the four course modules. The graded end of course assessment is split into two sections, totalling 2½ hours.

Previous experience required: Any RYA certificate which you require to be used in a commercial environment.

Content: The Commercial Endorsement is required when you work commercially within the sailing industry as a Skipper, Crew or Instructor.

  • Commercial Environment - how you fit into the professional maritime world.
  • People – the importance of correct manning, keeping your skills up to date and the safe management of commercial vessels.
  • Vessel – the compulsory carriage and maintenance of safety equipment and how to create and implement risk control and operating procedures.
  • Purpose – making sure your vessel is suitable and legal for the work you are carrying out, your obligations in protecting the environment, appropriate planning and situational awareness.

Following the modules there is a mock assessment so you can check you are ready before moving on to the final graded online assessment.

Course Overview

This Professional Practices and Responsibilities course is for you if you...
  • Wish to work in the sailing industry as a Skipper, Crew, Instructor
  • You are working as a freelance Instructor
  • Are working for a sailing school
  • Your previous commercial endorsement is due for renewal
The course
  • The aim of the course is to remind you that you have a duty of care to crew, passengers, and other water users, and you will be held to account if things go wrong. And to assist you in the understanding of your commercial obligations.  The course will guide you through different commercial circumstances and details of the legal information supplied by the MCA and other bodies.
  • You have an online test at the end of the course which once completed you can obtain a certificate.  This is used to complete the commercial endorsement application.
Topics covered
  • Commercial Environment/ People/ Vessel/ Purpose
Course duration
  • Online course can be taken to suit your own calendar
Course cost includes
  • Access to RYA Interactive PPR site

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