RYA/MCA Online COURSES
Our entirely digital power and sail navigation accreditation course
Get Onboard is proud to announce that we’ve partnered with a worldwide leader to deliver a first in superyacht accreditation: An entirely online power and sail navigation course, dedicated to theory. Now you can gain formal qualification from anywhere in the world with the full support of online tutors and a Helpdesk.
The Online courses offered on our website are the affordable, professional and practical choice for anyone seeking to further their sailing skills either for leisure purposes or to advance their career options. We currently offer a superb choice of online RYA courses that can be completed at your own pace and combined with one of many practical courses which cover the hands-on aspects of sailing. One of the most exciting recent additions to our website is the new choice of RYA online theory courses which you can work through comfortably at your own pace before taking the relevant examinations and gaining a formal qualification which is globally recognized. The main advantage of these RYA courses is that they can be completed anywhere in the world whilst effortlessly fitting in with your own personal schedule and learning requirements.
RYA courses include:
- RYA Essential Navigation & Seamanship Online
- RYA Day Skipper Online
- RYA Yachtmaster Offshore Online
- RYA Ocean Yachtmaster Online
All our courses are fully interactive training RYA courses.
You work your way through a series of modules and at the end of each module you complete a learning exercise. Your tutor is available, on a one-to -one basis, to mark and guide you through every stage.
At the end of your learning you will be well prepared for the examinations, which you sit at home, at sea or wherever you are on the globe.
Our Navigation & Seamanship courses will adequately prepare you for the exams, and as long as you follow the set curriculum you will not need to worry.
We award you full RYA Certification upon successful completion of the final exam which you can sit wherever you are – at home or at sea.
The courses are so good, they have been used to train the UK Rescue service – THE RNLI
Get Onboard, through our partners, are able to offer a superb choice of MCA Distance Learning packages which lead to fully recognized MCA Qualifications that will help you gain full or part-time employment working at sea on Superyachts, workboats or larger ships. Our modular learning programmes and fully approved MCA courses include, the STCW 95 (STCW10 – Manilla Amendment) MCA Officer of the Watch course which is in two parts – Navigation and Radar which is a 12 module course that offers Blended learning (which enables you to learn both at home and at sea) and the MCA Officer of the Watch General Ship Knowledge course which you can easily work through in any part of the world at a pace of your choosing.
The GSK course itself consists of 4 separate modules which cover meteorology, seamanship, ship construction and stability.
The main advantage that our MCA Distance Learning courses offer is the fact that you can advance through the syllabus absolutely anywhere. You will have the services of your own professional tutor who is an e-mail or phone call away This means that you can learn the theory side of things whilst you are actually working at sea which gives you the chance to continue earning a living whilst you gaining your new MCA qualifications at the same time.
Our MCA Courses are typically completed within 12 months of enrolment and lead to a full certificate that can result in a well paid job. The courses include everything you will need. In short you can “Earn while you Learn”
MCA courses include:
- MCA Orals Preparation Officer of the Watch Online course
- MCA Officer of the Watch (yachts Under 3000gt) General Ship Knowledge (GSK), Online course
- MCA Master 200 Online course,
- MCA Celestial Navigation Online course
MCA – Certificate of Completion
RYA – Certificate of Completion
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