Professional Yacht Training

On-Line Yacht Crew Training from PYTUSA and VIRSEC

Professional Yacht Training, Fort Lauderdale offers select on-line training courses through our training partner, VIRSEC.

From MCA Approved STCW ISPS Maritime Security trainings to Hostile Environment Awareness & Antiterrorism trainings, VIRSEC’s fully online courses are user-friendly, affordable and easily accessible. VIRSEC is located in Manchester, United Kingdom and represents themselves as experts in maritime and various security-related sectors and were the first to bring mandatory classroom-based, security trainings to a fully online format in 2016 for MCA Approved Maritime Security Training. Courses have been sold in over 135 countries.

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Designated Security Duties (PDSD) - Online Yacht Crew Training

Designated Security Duties (PDSD) Course for Superyachts – MCA Approved

Fully Online, MCA Approved Maritime Security (ISPS) Designated Security Duties Courses for Crew & Staff of Luxury Superyachts, Motor Yachts & Mega Yachts

Price: £195 (British Pounds Sterling) – Ex VAT

Course Introduction

Please Note: This Designated Security Duties (PDSD) Course has been tailored towards crew & staff of luxury Superyachts, Mega Yachts and Motor Yachts. For other vessel types, see the beginning of ‘Details’ in the tabs below for more vessel-type options. The aim of this Online Proficiency in Designated Security Duties Course, also referred to a Vessel Security Duties (VSD), is to provide those undertaking Designated Security Duties onboard yachts with the essential education and training meeting with the Knowledge, Understanding and Proficiency (KUP) requirements, the 2010 Manila Amendments, and the requirements of Section A-VI/6, paragraphs 6 to 8 of the STCW Convention and Code, and Table A-VI/6-2, and the International Ship and Port Facility security (ISPS) Code.

STCW Ship Security Officer (SSO) Course for Superyachts - Online Yacht Crew Training

STCW Ship Security Officer (SSO) Course for Superyachts – MCA Approved

Fully Online, MCA Approved Maritime Security (ISPS) Ships Security Officer Courses for Potential SSO’s of Luxury Superyachts, Motor Yachts & Mega Yachts

Price: £475 (British Pounds Sterling) – Ex VAT

Course Introduction

Please Note: This Ship Security Officer (SSO) Course has been tailored towards potential SSO’s of luxury Superyachts, Mega Yachts and Motor Yachts. For other vessel types, see the beginning of ‘Details’ in the tabs below for more vessel-type options. The aim of this Online Proficiency as Ship Security Officer Course, also referred to a Vessel Security Officer (VSO), is to provide the essential education and training meeting with the Knowledge, Understanding and Proficiency (KUP) requirements, the 2010 Manila Amendments, and the requirements of Section A-VI/5, paragraphs 1 to 4 of the STCW Convention and Code, and taking into account the guidance given in Section B-VI/5 of the Code, and Table A-VI/5.

Crowd Management Training - Online Yacht Crew Training

Crowd Management Training – U.S. Coast Guard Approved

US Coast Guard Approved Course | STCW & IMO Model 1.41 Compliant

Price: £85 (British Pounds Sterling) – Ex VAT

Course Introduction

To meet with popular demand, VIRSEC, in Partnership with US-based Resolve Maritime Academy have released the Fully Online, United States Coast Guard [USCG] Approved Crowd Management Course. This online training course is based on the guidelines of IMO Model Course 1.41, and STCW Regulation A-V/2 and aims to meet the mandatory minimum requirements for the training of masters, officers, ratings and other personnel on passenger ships in STCW Code (2010): Section A-V/2 & A-V/3.

Cyber Security Awareness for Seafarers - Online Yacht Crew Training

Cyber Security Awareness for Seafarers – U.S. Coast Guard Approved

CPD Accredited Online Cyber Security Courses

Price: £85 (British Pounds Sterling) – Ex VAT

Course Introduction

Vessel navigation and propulsion systems, cargo handling and container tracking systems at ports and on board ships, and shipyard inventories and automated processes, are all controlled using software that is fundamental to smooth running operations. Highly-skilled, non-ethical hackers continue to demonstrate their ability to penetrate systems that are used by the maritime industry, with potentially disastrous consequences. Events over the last four years continue to suggest that these types of systems are growing increasingly vulnerable to these forms of attack, resulting in extremely costly results for the sector.

Drug Abuse Awareness for the Superyacht & Mega Yacht Sector - Online Yacht Crew Training

Drug Abuse Awareness for the Superyacht & Mega Yacht Sector

Online Training for the Crew & Staff of Superyachts and Mega Yachts

Price: £19.50 (British Pounds Sterling) – Ex VAT

Course Introduction

Over the last few years we have seen an alarming increase in the number of accidents at sea in which drugs have been a causative factor. In some areas of the world and on certain types of vessel drug abuse is becoming a serious safety hazard. The online Drug Abuse Awareness in the Maritime Sector Course has been provided to assist in the raising of awareness and the associated issues that can arise from drugs being brought onto a superyacht, and the illegal use of substances by crew, staff, and passengers.

Awareness of First Aid for Mental Health: Level 1 - Online Yacht Crew Training

Awareness of First Aid for Mental Health: Level 1

Online CPD Approved Training

Price: £50.00 (British Pounds Sterling) – Ex VAT

Course Introduction

Research shows that 1 in 4 people will suffer from a mental health condition at some point in their lives, and 1 in 6 will experience mental health problems in the workplace. In fact, work pressures are commonly cited as being the number one contributor to stress. Mental health problems are often covered up through fear of discrimination, and a culture of fear and silence can make things very much worse and be extremely costly for employers. Awareness of First Aid for Mental Health: Level 1 is a 100% online training course designed to raise awareness of mental health issues and help the learner to spot symptoms in themselves or others.

Awareness of First Aid for Mental Health: Level 2 - Online Yacht Crew Training

Awareness of First Aid for Mental Health: Level 2

Online CPD Approved Training

Price: £65.00 (British Pounds Sterling) – Ex VAT

Course Introduction

Research shows that 1 in 4 people will suffer from a mental health condition at some point in their lives, and 1 in 6 will experience mental health problems in the workplace. In fact, work pressures are commonly cited as being the number one contributor to stress. Mental health problems are often covered up through fear of discrimination, and a culture of fear and silence can make things very much worse and be extremely costly for employers. Early intervention can make a huge difference, and this course helps the learner to understand the different types of problems that exist, what the symptoms may be, and what the best steps are to begin helping the individual onto the road of healing.

Lithium-Ion Battery Safety Awareness for Superyachts - Online Yacht Crew Training

Lithium-Ion Battery Safety Awareness for Superyachts – ABS Approved

Fully Online Maritime Safety Training

Price: £160.00 (British Pounds Sterling) – Ex VAT

Course Introduction

Lithium-ion batteries are becoming increasingly common in everyday items such as smartphones, laptops, and electric vehicles. They are also found on yachts, in power tools, remote controls, UPS, servers, personal watercraft, and tenders. Despite their many benefits, these batteries can also present significant dangers. Tailored specifically for yacht crew, officers, captains, and yacht managers, the Lithium-ion Battery Safety Awareness on Superyachts course helps Learners identify and implement suitable Li-ion fire prevention measures and considerations for responding to battery-related emergencies. American Bureau of Shipping (ABS) approved course.