Superyacht hospitality training courses

Training for a career in the luxury hospitality industry

Are you someone who aims for perfection and is inspired by luxury? Do you want to travel round the world while earning money? Then a career in the superyacht hospitality industry might be for you.

The world’s luxury yachts provide the perfect environment in which to deliver the ultimate standard of service, often in the world’s most glamorous locations. Our superyacht hospitality training courses help you achieve the exacting levels of service needed for an interior career as a steward, stewardess or cook.

Entry-level salaries are around €2000/month tax free, plus very generous tips, which can rise quickly with experience. Don’t forget that your food and accommodation will already have been covered!


At UKSA we have over 14 years’ experience in running our hospitality courses. Our courses have been designed by industry professionals who know exactly what is needed to succeed, and we continually update them to make sure we’re at the cutting edge. You will have expert teachers who are hugely in demand across the industry, and all your food and accommodation is included in our price. You won’t find better value.

You will also be able to access our Industry Guidance provision. Our team will support you to apply for jobs in the industry, and you’ll get access to our online recruitment service, exclusively for our career-training students. Here you’ll be able to apply for some of the hundreds of jobs that we deal with every year, and employers can view your profile and contact you directly. You can find out more here.

Which course is for me?

Our PYA accredited Superyacht Interior Foundation course equips you with the marine hospitality skills you’ll need to excel on a luxury yacht in just 3 weeks. You will be ready to enter the industry with the following qualifications: PYA accredited Superyacht Interior Foundation certificate, STCW Basic Safety Training, RYA Powerboat Level 2 and RYA Short Range Radio.

Delivered at the Isle of Wight Cookery School, our Superyacht Cookery course is the perfect accompaniment giving you a thorough understanding of good food preparation and cookery practice, including menu planning and budgeting.

If you are considering a career in the superyacht hospitality industry, you may also be interested in completing the RYA Competent Crew course. This is a great introduction for beginners who want to become active and useful crew members on board a superyacht, and introduces the basics of sailing a moderate-sized cruising yacht.

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