Course Dates

Covid-19 Outbreak –

We will be offering some courses from our training centre from mid-April 2021, in line with government guidelines. These courses may be moved online if UK guidelines change due to another spike in virus numbers. We are also offering a selection of courses online, including oral prep.

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.

AUTUMN SALE! ‘Covid Price Cut’ – Course fees cut by at least £100 for Engineering modules, HELM O & M and Oral Prep courses running between 1/9/21 and 31/12/21


RYA Courses

Day Skipper Shorebased – 5 Days;

  • 7th – 11th February 2022 CLASSROOM BASED
  • 4th – 8th April 2022 CLASSROOM BASED

Day Skipper Shorebased – 2 Weekends;

  • 2022 Dates TBC

Day Skipper Shorebased – Evening Classes;

  • Begin October 2021 and finish in March 2022, every Monday. POSTPONED

Yachtmaster Offshore Shorebased – 6 Days;

  • 21st – 26th March 2022 CLASSROOM BASED
  • 16th – 21st May 2022 CLASSROOM BASED

Yachtmaster Offshore Shorebased – 3 Weekends;

  • 2022 Dates TBC

Yachtmaster Offshore Shorebased – Evening Classes;

  • Begin October 2021 and finish in March 2022, every Tuesday. POSTPONED

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

Yachtmaster Ocean Shorebased – 5 Days

  • 2022 Dates TBC

VHF/SRC Marine Radio

(Usually held first Saturday of alternate months)

  • 6th November 2021 CLASSROOM BASED
  • 8th January 2022 CLASSROOM BASED
  • 5th March 2022 CLASSROOM BASED
  • 7th May 2022 CLASSROOM BASED
  • 2nd July 2022 CLASSROOM BASED

RYA Diesel Engine

  • TBC

RYA Radar

  • TBC

 

HELM Courses

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

  • 15th – 17th November 2021 CLASSROOM BASED
  • 16th – 18th March 2022 CLASSROOM BASED
  • 8th – 10th June 2022 CLASSROOM BASED

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

  • 13th – 17th December 2021 CLASSROOM BASED
  • 14th – 18th February 2022 CLASSROOM BASED
  • 9th – 13th May 2022 CLASSROOM BASED

 

First Aid Courses

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

  • 2022 Dates TBC

Medical 1st Aid Aboard Ship (STCW)

  • 2022 Dates TBC

MCA OOW (Yacht) Courses

Yacht Rating Course

  • On Demand

Efficient Deck Hand (EDH)

  • 2022 Dates TBC

OOW General Ship Knowledge

  • 2022 Dates TBC

OOW Navigation & Radar

  • 2022 Dates TBC

 

MCA Master (Yacht) Courses

Master Seamanship & Meteorology

  • 2022 Dates TBC

Master Stability

  • 2022 Dates TBC

Master Business & Law

  • 2022 Dates TBC

Master Celestial Navigation Exam Revision Course

  • 2022 Dates TBC

 

MCA Workboat Courses

Fire Safety (BML)

  • On Demand

Workboat Stability

  • TBC

Workboat Operations (Master Workboats <500gt) 

  • 1st – 12th November 2021 CLASSROOM BASED
  • 16th – 27th May 2022 CLASSROOM BASED

 

MCA Engineering Courses

Approved Engine Operator Course (AEC I)

  • 13th – 16th December 2021 CLASSROOM BASED
  • 8th – 11th February 2022 CLASSROOM BASED
  • 5th – 8th April 2022 CLASSROOM BASED
  • 5th – 8th July 2022 CLASSROOM BASED

SV Marine Diesel Engineering (Y4 & Small Vessel)

  • 18th – 22nd October 2021 CLASSROOM BASED
  • 17th – 21st January 2022 CLASSROOM BASED
  • 9th – 13th May 2022 CLASSROOM BASED

SV Operational Procedures, Basic Hotel Services & Ship Construction (Y4 & Small Vessel)

  • 25th – 29th October 2021 CLASSROOM BASED
  • 24th – 28th January 2022 CLASSROOM BASED
  • 25th – 29th April 2022 CLASSROOM BASED

SV Auxiliary Equipment I (Y4 & Small Vessel)

  • 1st – 5th November 2021 CLASSROOM BASED
  • 31st Jan – 4th Feb 2022 CLASSROOM BASED
  • 2nd – 6th May 2022 CLASSROOM BASED

Y3/Y2 Chief Engineer Statutory & Operational Requirements (Y3/2)

  • 8th – 12th November 2021 CLASSROOM BASED
  • 14th – 18th February 2022 CLASSROOM BASED
  • 23rd – 27th May 2022 (provisional date) CLASSROOM BASED

SV Statutory & Operational Requirements (Small Vessel)

  • 8th – 12th November 2021 CLASSROOM BASED
  • 14th – 18th February 2022 CLASSROOM BASED
  • 23rd – 27th May 2022 (provisional date) CLASSROOM BASED

SV Auxiliary Equipment II (Y3 & Small Vessel)

  • 22nd – 26th November 2021 CLASSROOM BASED
  • 28th Feb – 4th March 2022 CLASSROOM BASED
  • 6th – 10th June 2022 CLASSROOM BASED

SV Applied Marine Engineering (Small Vessel)

  • 15th – 19th November 2021 CLASSROOM BASED
  • 21st – 25th February 2022 CLASSROOM BASED
  • 27th June – 1st July (provisional date) CLASSROOM BASED

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

  • 29th November – 10th December 2021 CLASSROOM BASED
  • 7th – 18th March 2022 CLASSROOM BASED
  • 13th – 24th June 2022 CLASSROOM BASED

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

 

MCA Oral Preparation Courses

Oral Preparation for OOW, Master & Engineering

  • Run on a weekly basis – ONLINE COURSES AVAILABLE!

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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 19/10/2021- APH