Working on a yacht or super yacht is a great career move if you are looking to travel the world. To begin your career on a yacht, you need basic safety training which can all be done at Stream Marine Training. To help you gain additional qualifications and become more employable in the yachting industry we recommend the additional course of Crowd Management and for yacht engineers AEC 1 and AEC 2. At Steam Marine Training, you can gain all the qualifications you need in a short space of time, meaning you can start your career quickly. For more information, see our Customer FAQ's below.
The STCW Proficiency In Crowd Management course relates to the required designated assistance given by seafarers to passengers in an emergency. This type of assistance is given by; leading and directing others, assessing the situation and providing an effective response, for example. This course is available at Stream Marine Training as a webinar for delegates who cannot attend in person or are looking to save on travel time and expenses.
The MCA Approved Engine Course 2 (AEC2). is a mandatory five-day course for students enrolled in the new small vessel route to second engineer and is ideal for the owners or operators of small inshore commercial and pleasure vessels. Delivery of the content is split into both classroom activities and practical application. It comprises of approximately 50% theory and 50% practical work.
Q. What responsibilities do the crew of a super yacht have?
A. When working on a luxury yacht, the crew are responsible for hospitality, deck handling and engineering.
Q. What qualifications do you need to work onboard a super yacht?
A. To work on a super yacht, you must have the following qualifications: STCW Basic Safety Week and it is also beneficial to also have Crowd Management. If you are an engineer, AEC 1 & AEC 2 are helpful training courses and will help you more employable for super yacht jobs in the UK.
Q. What is STCW?
A. STCW refers to the International Convention on Standards of Training, Certification and Watchkeeping for Seafarers. It sets the minimum qualification standards for masters, officers and watch personnel on seagoing merchant ships and large yachts. STCW came into force in 1978 when governments decided to standardise training around the world. The Basic Safety Training is now an essential requirement for any seafarer looking to work on a commercial ship, ferry, cruise ship or superyacht. The International Maritime Organisation (IMO) created the standards and they were updated in 1995. This is known as STCW 95. The Manila amendments to the STCW Convention and Code were adopted on 25th June 2010. The STCW qualification is valid for 5 years for some courses and these require updates after this.
Q. What qualifications do you need to work on a super yacht?
A. SMT offer the above courses if you are interested in super yacht crew training.
Q. What qualifications do you need to work as a steward/stewardess on a yacht
A. You need STCW Basic Safety week to work on a yacht/superyacht.
Q. How to work on a private yacht?
A. STCW BSW is the course which employers require and it is a five day course which consists of:
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