Personal Watercraft Operator (PWC)
This is a one-day theory and practical course designed to cover the requirements for the safe operation and maintenance of a personal watercraft. As well as the theory component, the instruction will emphasise the practical applications of handling a PWC on the water. Candidates should be 16 years of age or over. Please note however, if there are local laws in place in specific area of operation of a PWC, those laws will of course supersede IYT’s minimum age requirement.
Small Powerboat & RIB Master Training – MCA Recognised
- Covers vessels up to 15m
- Operation in coastal regions – in sight of land
- Driven by outboard or inboard motors
- In fair weather
- No horsepower limitations
Professional Superyacht Hospitality (Stew/Stewardess Training – Interior Crew)
The following notes will give interior staff of a superyacht the basic knowledge required to enter the industry. The syllabus will cover many aspects of the service industry and is an excellent future reference book.
In addition to this course, interior staff must also hold STCW certification. You should also consider doing the IYT “Small Powerboat and RIB” course which allows operation of small powerboats and rigid inflatable boats which is required by law in the Mediterranean. It is a certificate and skill that will make you much more marketable.
Superyacht Deck Crew Course
The five-day IYT Superyacht Crew course is a an MCA recognised course and is highly recommended for entry-level students who wish to enter the superyacht industry. It comprises both theory and practical elements that give the student a comprehensive and all-round general knowledge of the requirements of the superyacht industry.