Course Dates

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Covid-19 Outbreak –

We currently offer most courses from our training centre. 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.

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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;

  • 11th – 15th July 2022 CLASSROOM BASED
  • 10th – 14th October 2022 CLASSROOM BASED
  • 5th – 9th December 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;

  • 18th – 23rd July 2022 CLASSROOM BASED
  • 19th – 24th September 2022 CLASSROOM BASED
  • 7th – 12th November 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)

  • 2nd July 2022 CLASSROOM BASED
  • 3rd September 2022 CLASSROOM BASED
  • 5th November 2022 CLASSROOM BASED

RYA Diesel Engine

  • 10th September 2022 CLASSROOM BASED
  • 26th November 2022 CLASSROOM BASED

RYA Radar

  • 3rd September 2022 CLASSROOM BASED
  • 29th October 2022 CLASSROOM BASED
  • 17th December 2022 CLASSROOM BASED

 

HELM Courses

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

  • 17th – 19th October 2022 CLASSROOM BASED
  • 12th – 14th December 2022 CLASSROOM BASED

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

  • 5th – 9th September 2022 CLASSROOM BASED
  • 31st Oct – 4th Nov 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 Workboat Courses

Fire Safety (BML)

  • On Demand

Workboat Stability

  • 2nd September 2022 CLASSROOM BASED
  • 28th October 2022 CLASSROOM BASED
  • 16th December 2022 CLASSROOM BASED

Workboat Operations (Master Workboats <500gt) 

  • 3rd – 14th October 2022 CLASSROOM BASED

 

MCA Yacht & Small Vessel Engineering Courses

Approved Engine Operator Course (AEC I)

  • 5th – 8th July 2022 CLASSROOM BASED
  • 4th – 7th October 2022 CLASSROOM BASED
  • 13th – 16th December 2022 CLASSROOM BASED

AEC II – COMING SOON!

SV Marine Diesel Engineering (Y4 & Small Vessel)

  • 11th – 15th July 2022 CLASSROOM BASED
  • 17th – 21st October 2022 CLASSROOM BASED
  • 16th – 20th January 2023 CLASSROOM BASED

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

  • 18th – 22nd July 2022 CLASSROOM BASED
  • 24th – 28th October 2022 CLASSROOM BASED
  • 23rd – 27th January 2023 CLASSROOM BASED

SV Auxiliary Equipment I (Y4 & Small Vessel)

  • 25th – 29th July 2022 CLASSROOM BASED
  • 31st Oct – 4th Nov 2022 CLASSROOM BASED
  • 30th Jan – 3rd February 2023 CLASSROOM BASED

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

  • 5th – 9th September 2022 CLASSROOM BASED
  • 7th – 11th November 2022 (final Y3 exam available) CLASSROOM BASED

SV Statutory & Operational Requirements (Small Vessel)

  • 5th – 9th September 2022 CLASSROOM BASED
  • 7th – 11th November 2022 CLASSROOM BASED
  • 13th – 17th February 2023 CLASSROOM BASED

SV Auxiliary Equipment II (Y3 & Small Vessel)

  • 19th – 23rd September 2022 CLASSROOM BASED
  • 21st – 25th November 2022 CLASSROOM BASED
  • 27th Feb – 3rd March 2023 CLASSROOM BASED

SV Applied Marine Engineering (Small Vessel)

  • 12th – 16th September 2022 CLASSROOM BASED
  • 14th – 18th November 2022 CLASSROOM BASED
  • 20th – 24th February 2023 CLASSROOM BASED

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

  • 28th November – 9th December 2022 CLASSROOM BASED
  • 6th – 17th March 2023 CLASSROOM BASED

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

 

MCA OOW (Yacht) Courses

Yacht Rating Course

  • On Demand

Efficient Deck Hand (EDH)

  • 2023 Dates TBC

OOW General Ship Knowledge

  • 2023 Dates TBC

OOW Navigation & Radar

  • 2023 Dates TBC

 

MCA Master (Yacht) Courses

Master Seamanship & Meteorology

  • 2023 Dates TBC

Master Stability

  • 2023 Dates TBC

Master Business & Law

  • 2023 Dates TBC

Master Celestial Navigation Exam Revision Course

  • 2023 Dates TBC

 

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 23/09/22- APH