Professional Practices and Responsibilities – Online Course

This course is compulsory for anyone who operates commercially in the sailing world and was only introduced recently. It’s purpose is to make you aware of the legislation which applies to commercial activities and provides valuable safeguards so that you are aware of your obligations. The course is broken down into four modules:

  • Commercial environment – how you fit into the professional maritime world.
  • People – the importance of correct manning, keeping your skills up to date and the safe management of commercial vessels.
  • Vessel – the compulsory carriage and maintenance of safety equipment and how to create and implement risk control and operating procedures. ·
  • Purpose – making sure your vessel is suitable and legal for the work you are carrying out, your obligations in protecting the environment, appropriate planning and situational awareness.

It’s a fully online course which you can take at your own speed and when ready can sit the exam.

The cost of this course is £20


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    11th December - end FebBlue Spirit available for bargain winter charter
    6-7, 13-14, 20-21, 27-28 JanuaryWinter working parties
    29 JanuaryExec Committee Meeting
    3-4, 10-11, 17-18 FebruaryWinter working parties