Courses are available for purchase individually and as a full curriculum package.
Purser duties and responsibilities
How to organise your department
Familiarisation of the STCW convention with relevant chapters and Certificate of Competency
Familiarisation of required certificates and documents for hiring crew
Steps in hiring crew
Crew contracts & certificates
Crew salaries and calculations there-of
Different types of insurance
Familiarisation of visas
The Purser’s role in muster duties and yacht operations
This module will provide you with an understanding of customs and immigration procedures and knowledge of documentation required for a port clearance.
Port clearance process & requirements
Certificate and document knowledge
Considerations and use of agents
Customs and immigration procedures
This module is designed to give you an understanding of the maritime legalities and requirements from the International Maritime Organisation and the International Labour Organisation and their relation to the yachting industry. The importance of flag state and their role will also be addressed.
The structure of the maritime organisation
Familiarisation of all relevant IMO and ILO conventions – SOLAS, STCW, MARPOL and MLC 2006
The role and duties of flag state
Understanding of port state control
Understanding of flag influence within yacht regulations
This module will provide you with an understanding of the importance of accurate financial management. Basic accounting principles, purchase orders, bookkeeping, budgeting, reporting and VAT will be covered.
Understanding of the financial responsibility and policies on-board
Understanding how budgets are formulated and up-held
General accounting procedures
Understanding account plans
Management of ship’s cash
Understanding VAT and its applicability to yachts
Free circulation, Temporary Admission, Inward Processing Relief
This module will provide an understanding of the charter process, agreements and accounts involved.
Understanding the charter history and process
Familiarisation of charter agreements
Understanding the MYBA agreement & content
Understanding cultural differences
How to resolve misunderstandings and complaints
The importance of research and reconnaissance
How to present information to guests
Understanding the logistics with guest trips
How to enhance everyday activities