WORLD-CLASS CREW

Excellence, Leadership & Pride

WHAT MAKES THESE COURSES DIFFERENT?

This course was designed to create industry leaders passionate about pursuing a long-term professional career in the Luxury Yacht Industry.

Each of the courses were meticulously written and prepared by industry professionals with vast knowledge and experience within the Luxury Yacht Industry. This E-Learning programme is guaranteed to give you an in-depth understanding of the entire operations of each department on a yacht, to prepare you for a successful start to your career and put you a step ahead of the rest. Completing these courses equips you with the fundamental knowledge required to realistically consider pursuing a professional yacht career.

The online learning community of theory-based classes are for career-oriented learners who are serious about a career in the Luxury Yacht Industry.

It is not just another e-learning programme which will give you just a certificate. Instead, it is intense and challenging as it was designed to forge the industry leaders passionate about every aspect of their Luxury Yacht career.

It gives an in-depth understanding of all opportunities and career paths available in the Luxury Yachting Industry.

If you are looking for a long-term professional career in the Luxury Yacht Industry, these courses are for you:

  • 164+ lessons across 7 modules
  • 12 months of unlimited access
  • Completion certificate
  • Bonus reference material
  • Enrolment to a Luxury Yacht Apprenticeship
  • Stream anytime, anywhere
  • Self-paced, online training
  • Test your knowledge across all departments
  • Get a step ahead of your peers
  • No Risk - Limitless access to each module before completing the final course exam

We want to break down the barrier to entry into the Luxury Yacht Industry and attract people who are serious about a professional career.

Superyacht Apprenticeship Program

Why should you enlist today?

By putting effort into these courses, you can be awarded the possibility of being selected for a 3-Year Fully Funded Apprenticeship with a salary, or be chosen for a Fully Sponsored Starter Education Programme through a training facility in your region and be promoted by Crew Agents globally.

Superyacht Apprenticeship Program

The selection process for the Apprenticeship & Sponsored Starter Education Programme

There are 2 intakes each year, one in January and the second in July.

Superyacht Apprenticeship Program

THE APPLICATION PROCESS:

To win a place in the Apprenticeship or the Sponsored Starter Education Programme, people must successfully complete the online E-learning courses with a score above 90% and pass 3 rounds of the interviews - online and offline. After the final selection and admission, candidates will receive a confirmation call and invitation.

 

Age 18+ (at the time of starting)

Valid Biometric Passport

CV.

APPRENTICESHIP PROGRAMME

Fully paid 3-year Luxury Yacht Apprenticeship valued at over €118,000

Fast track a career in the Luxury Yacht Industry which will put your education and financial status well ahead of your peers. Achieve the certificates and required sea miles, open water sailing and guest services experience, and the opportunity of being in command, while earning a salary

Work, study and have fun with other like-minded people.

THE SIX ELEMENTS OF THE PROGRAMME

Comprised of 10 courses form the learning foundation

1SAFETY
2SERVICE & GALLEY
3SAILING, NAVIGATION, SPARS & RIGGING
4DECK & INTERIOR
5ENGINEERING
6GUEST SERVICES
  • The 3-year Apprenticeship Programme includes:
  • 10 Internationally Recognised Qualifications
  • 6 Certificates of Competence
  • Flights
  • Applicable Visa's
  • Monthly salary
  • Medical Insurance
  • Accommodation
  • Basic Toiletries
  • Meals
  • Learning Materials
  • Uniform
  • 38 Days Annual Leave
  • Medical Fitness Certificate
  • STCW (Basic Safety Training)

  • Training Vessels:
  • Various powerboats from 4 to 10 meters in length
  • 10-meter racing sailboats
  • 19-meter luxury catamarans
Superyacht Apprenticeship Program
Superyacht Apprenticeship Program

INDUSTRY QUALIFICATIONS EARNED

The crew member will earn the following qualifications during the 3-year Apprenticeship:

  • Medical Fitness Certificate and STCW (Basic Safety Training)
  • Food Safety & Hygiene Level 2 Course for Catering
  • Silver Service Certificate
  • PADI Open Water Diver Certificate
  • Yacht Rating Certificate
  • VHF Radio Operator Certificate
  • Approved Engine Course 1 (AEC 1)
  • Approved Engine Course 2 (AEC 2)
  • Master of Yacht Limited Certificate
  • Master of Yacht Unlimited Certificate

OTHER CERTIFICATES EARNED

  • Certificate of Competency in Safety
  • Certificate of Competency in Service & Galley
  • Certificate of Competency in Sailing, Navigation, Spars & Rigging
  • Certificate of Competency in Deck & Interior
  • Certificate of Competency in Engineering
  • Certificate of Competency in Guest Services

SPONSORED STARTER EDUCATION PROGRAMME

Fully funded Starter Education Programme up to the value of €3980

New entrants in the yachting industry are constantly faced with the high cost of obtaining the minimum requirements needed to start a career in the Luxury Yacht Industry.

Being awarded a sponsored Starter Education Programme is highly beneficial as you combine the theory learnt on the E-Learning modules with real-life, hands-on practical training. This will enhance your possibilities of securing employment and accelerate your luxury yacht career in the discipline of your choice.

Choose one of 3 disciplines:

1

DECKHAND

  • STCW Basic Safety Training
  • Superyacht Deck Course
  • Personal Watercraft Operator
  • Small Power Boat Course
  • Bareboat Skipper Theory
  • VHF/SRC
Superyacht Apprenticeship Program

2

STEWARDESS

  • STCW Basic Safety Training
  • Superyacht Hospitality Course
  • Level 2 Food Safety
  • Personal Watercraft Operator
  • Small Power Boat Course
  • VHF/SRC
Superyacht Apprenticeship Program

3

CHEF

  • STCW Basic Safety Training
  • Superyacht Chef Course
  • Level 2 Food Safety
  • Personal Watercraft Operator
  • Small Power Boat Course
  • VHF/SRC
Superyacht Apprenticeship Program
Superyacht Apprenticeship Program

BENEFITS OF A SPONSORSHIP:

  • Accelerated career growth
  • Increased knowledge and skills
  • Competitive advantage over all new entrants
  • Enhanced CV
  • Low cost to enter the yachting industry
  • Certified at one of the best yachting schools in the region

WHAT IS INCLUDED:

  • Medical Fitness Certificate (ENG 1)
  • STCW (Basic Safety Training)
  • Accommodation
  • Applicable transport
  • Exam fees
  • 4 Week Training program in the discipline of your choice

COMPLETION CERTIFICATE OPPORTUNITIES

PCCP will work with the Crew Agent community to promote you and help secure your first job.

Searching for work, especially as a newcomer, is a confusing and complicated process. However, a professional, experienced crew agent knows precisely how to promote you and give you access to career opportunities that a new entrant could only dream of when entering the industry.

What is included:

  • Advice on further training
  • Document checks and advice
  • Assistance in securing employment
  • Career guidance and support

The Crew Agent's primary mission is to help you find your first job according to your skills and abilities.