For new and re-validating RYA Commercial Endorsement holders.
PPR is for anyone using a RYA qualification or Certificate of Competence to gain a commercial endorsement in order to work professionally as skipper or crew & is a compulsory online course for new & revalidating RYA Commercial Endorsement holders.
Min Age: Dependent on which certificate you are wishing to endorse commercially
Previous Experience Required
- Commercial enviroment – about how to adapt to the professional maritime world
- People – explaining the importance of correct manning, keeping skills up to date and the safe management of commercial vessels
- Vessel – teaching about the compulsory carriage and maintenance of safety equipment, and how to create and implement risk control and operating procedures
- Purpose – making sure the vessel is suitable and legal for the work, obligations in protecting the environment, appropriate planning and situational awareness
Abilities gained after the course
You will have the principles guidance & techniques to make the right choices & decisions. You will be able to apply for a commercial endorsement for your Certificate of Competence or your RYA qualification.
Once you have taken your first PPR course, at subsequent renewals of your commercial endorsement there will be a short update & assessment to make sure you are still up to speed with the subject. If you are over 65 & subject to more regular medical fitness examinations, you do not need to take the PPR course each time you renew your medical. You simply take it when your commerical endorsment is due for renewal (normally every 5 years).
All course materials are included.
Training Centres offering this course
- Training Schools
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