We offer an extensive and comprehensive range of both RYA and MCA courses. Our School is set in the heart of Hoylake, on the beautiful Wirral peninsula in Northwest England.

Click on the course title to see further details and prices on each course.

NOTE: annual course fee increase from 1st September. Prices can be found on each course details page.

 


RYA Courses 

Day Skipper Shorebased - 5 Days;

  • 12th - 16th February 2018

Day Skipper Shorebased - 2 Weekends;

  • 6th, 7th & 8th April and 21st & 22nd April 2018

Day Skipper Shorebased - Evening Classes;

  • Begin October 2017 and finish in March 2018, every Tuesday.

Yachtmaster Offshore Shorebased - 6 Days;

  • 26th Feb - 3rd March 2018

Yachtmaster Offshore Shorebased - 3 Weekends;

  • 10th/11th, 17th/18th and 24th/25th March 2018

Yachtmaster Offshore Shorebased - Evening Classes;

  • Begin October 2017 and finish in March 2018, every Monday.

(Day Skipper & Yachtmaster Offshore Practical Course dates can be arranged at our sister schools)

Yachtmaster Ocean Shorebased - 5 Days

  • TBC

VHF/SRC Marine Radio

Usually held first Saturday of alternate months

  • 3rd February 2018
  • 7th April 2018
  • 2nd June 2018

RYA Diesel Engine

  • 24th February 2018

RYA Radar

  • 27th March 2018

  

OOW (Yacht) Courses

Yacht Rating Course

  • On Demand

Efficient Deck Hand (EDH)

  • 25th - 29th March 2018

OOW General Ship Knowledge

  • 19th - 23rd March 2018

OOW Navigation & Radar

  • 26th Feb - 16th March 2018

 

Master (Yacht) Courses

Master Seamanship & Meteorology

  • 15th - 19th January 2018

Master Stability

  • 22nd - 26th January 2018

Master Business & Law

  • 29th Jan - 2nd Feb 2018

Master Celestial Navigation Exam Revision Course

  • 6th - 9th February 2018
  • 3rd - 6th April 2018

 

Workboat Courses

Fire Safety (BML)

  • On Demand

Workboat Stability

  • 26th March 2018

Workboat Operations (Master Workboats <500gt) 

  • 12th - 23rd February 2018

 

Engineering Courses

Approved Engine Operator Course (AEC I)

  • 20th - 23rd February 2018
  • 26th - 29th March 2018

Y4 Marine Diesel Engineering (Yacht)

  • 12th - 16th February 2018
  • 23rd - 27th April 2018

Y4 Operational Procedures, Basic Hotel Services & Ship Construction (Yacht)

  • 29th Jan - 2nd Feb 2018
  • 9th - 13th April 2018

Y4 Auxiliary Equipment (Yacht)

  • Resits Only, on an on-demand basis.

SV Auxiliary Equipment I (Yacht & Small Vessel)

  • 5th - 9th February 2018
  • 16th - 20th April 2018

Y3/Y2 Chief Engineer Statutory & Operational Requirements (Yacht)

  • 12th - 16th March 2018
  • 30th April - 4th May 2018

Y2 Advanced Hotel Services (Yacht)

  • 5th - 9th March 2018

Y2 Applied Marine Engineering (Yacht)

  • 26th Feb - 2nd March 2018

SV Applied Marine Engineering (Small Vessel)

  • 8th - 12th January 2018
  • 19th - 23rd March 2018

Y2 General Engineering Science I & II (Yacht/Small Vessel/Merchant)

  • July 2018

 

For more info on the new Small Vessel Engineering route click here

 

Safety & Security Courses

STCW Basic Safety Week:

Personal Safety & Social Responsibility (PSSR)

  • TBC

Personal Survival Techniques

  • TBC

1 day First Aid (RYA Small Craft and MCA Elementary First Aid available)

  • TBC

Basic Fire Fighting

  • TBC
    (at Mersey Fire & Rescue, booked through JPMA)

  

Advanced Fire Fighting

  • TBC
    (at Mersey Fire & Rescue, booked through JPMA)

Medical 1st Aid Aboard Ship (STCW)

  • March 2018

Proficiency in Designated Security Duties

below dates at Lairdside Maritime Centre, booked through JPMA:

  • TBC

  

Other Courses

Human Element Leadership & Management (Operational Level) - HELM (O)

  • 21st - 23rd February 2018
  • 4th - 6th April 2018

Human Element Leadership & Management (Management Level) - HELM (M)

  • 22nd - 26th January 2018
  • 12th - 16th March 2018

ECDIS

below dates at Lairdside Maritime Centre, booked through JPMA:

  • TBC

GMDSS ROC

below dates at Lairdside Maritime Centre, booked through JPMA:

  • TBC

GMDSS GOC

below dates at Lairdside Maritime Centre, booked through JPMA:

  • 8th - 19th January 2018
  • 16th - 27th April 2018
  • 14th - 25th May 2018

 

PYA Interior Courses

Introduction to Superyachts

  • TBC

Basic Food Service

  • TBC

Wine & Cocktail Introduction

  • TBC

 

Oral Preparation for OOW, Master & Engineering

  • Run on a weekly basis

 


 

Please note that course dates may change due to unforeseen circumstances and therefore we would recommend that you contact the School to confirm the availability of dates and places before you make any necessary arrangements.

Click on the course title to see prices and further details.

 


 

Amended 17/01/18- APH