Edmiston Superyacht Crew Training
Start your career in the superyacht industry
Applications now open – assisted funding available
UKSA have partnered with world renowned yacht broker Edmiston, to develop a truly unique programme. Designed to support diversity in the industry, this course is a great starting point to begin a career at sea with Edmiston. The Edmiston Superyacht Crew Training course has been created in partnership to meet the growing demand for diverse, well-trained professional crew. It will provide you with the essential training you need to complete prior to starting work as a deckhand or crew member onboard an Edmiston managed superyacht.
If travelling the world onboard a superyacht sounds like the life for you then explore our Edmiston Crew Training course and make that dream a reality.
Designed in consultation with the team at Edmiston, this course combines the most relevant training and mentoring, equipping graduates with a strong foundation of knowledge, skills and a realistic understanding of the maritime industry they are entering.
Working in the superyacht industry can offer you the opportunity to travel all over the world to remote and exotic locations. With entry-level wages up to €2,500, and the potential to have tips alongside and food and accommodation included within your employment, it’s the perfect way to travel the world and earn a spectacular wage!
- 5-week course with expert tuition & access to our industry guidance support team.
- Crew training including deck work, look-out and watch duties, tender duties, and safety procedures.
- Vessel care including engineering, maintenance, basic repairs, and day-to-day cleaning.
- World-class facilities at our Cowes base, the home of yachting.
- All food and accommodation included.
- Uniform included.
- Edmiston cultural orientation and careers guidance.
Established in Spring 2021, this course is entirely funded by Edmiston to the value of £4,541 per place. The Edmiston Foundation has been established to address diversity within the Superyacht industry; specifically providing young people, especially those in the most underrepresented and disadvantaged groups, the opportunity to forge a career within the maritime industry.
All candidates will be required to attend a selection session to be interviewed by a panel from both UKSA and Edmiston. Deckhands are typically required to work long hours and must be physically fit and able. You must be energetic and enthusiastic with an ability to work to a high standard in all tasks.
All seafarers must have an ENG1 seafarer medical fitness certificate to work at sea which Edmiston will manage. Whilst it’s not essential to hold your ENG1 to complete your training with UKSA, it is required to hold this to secure work in the industry. For this training opportunity, all students are required to hold their ENG1 before they attend training.
- UKSA Superyacht Crew Training Certificate
- STCW Basic Safety Training
- MCA Proficiency in Designated Security Duties
- RYA Powerboat Level 2
- RYA Tender Operator
- RYA Personal Watercraft Proficiency
- RYA Marine Short Range Radio
- RYA Start Yachting
From our unique waterfront campus in Cowes, on the Isle of Wight, we have a wide range of facilities and fleet to ensure that our students have the very best learning experience. This course is all-inclusive, meaning everything is on site and all of your food and accommodation is included, so you can focus on your training.
If you are interested in being put forward for selection on this course, please contact us on +44 (0)1983 203038 or e-mail at [email protected] or download our application pack using the button below.
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UKSA has had a huge influence on my choice of career; without them, I wouldn’t be starting my job on the superyacht in the Med!
Sophie Wilmot – Deckhand/SY Crew Training