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Hotel operations courses

Candidates should ensure they meet the entry qualification requirements for each course. For further advice, please contact the admissions team.

The courses offered are summarised below as follows:

  • Entry level – for all new entrants to the maritime industries
  • Superyachts (commercial yachts) -  for service on board private and commercial yachts
  • Auxiliary courses – additional courses that may also be appropriate for hotel operations personnel

Entry level

STCW Basic Safety Training Week (required by all new entrants)

Superyachts (commercial yachts)

Introduction level course

Luxury Hospitality Maritime Introduction

Intermediate level courses 

Luxury Hospitality Bartending, Barista and Tea

Luxury Hospitality Housekeeping, Laundry and Floristry

Luxury Hospitality Service Specialist

Luxury Hospitality Wine Knowledge

Proficiency in Medical First Aid 

Proficiency in Security Awareness

Management level courses – less than 500GT 

Luxury Hospitality Interior Yacht Management

Luxury Hospitality Bartending, Barista and Tea

Luxury Hospitality Housekeeping, Laundry and Floristry

Luxury Hospitality Service Specialist

Luxury Hospitality Wine Knowledge

Advanced Fire Fighting 

Proficiency in Survival Craft and Rescue Boats (other than Fast Rescue Boats)

Proficiency in Medical Care

Updated Proficiency in Medical Care

Management level courses – more than 500GT 

Additional courses often required for larger yachts include:

Human Element, Leadership and Management - Operational Level

ISM Code Familiarisation

Auxiliary courses

Crisis Management and Human Behaviour in Passenger Ships

Crowd Management on Passenger Ships

Proficiency in Fast Rescue Boats

Tender Operations

Leadership Coaching for Senior Officers

Training for Instructors (excluding Teaching Assessment)

Proficiency in Medical Care

Updated Proficiency in Medical Care

Human Element, Leadership and Management (Operational Level)

Human Element, Leadership and Management (Management Level)

RYA National Powerboat Certificate - Level 2

RYA Powerboat Intermediate/Day Navigation

RYA Advanced Powerboat

RYA Powerboat Instructor Pre-entry Assessment

RYA Powerboat Instructor

RYA Advanced Powerboat Instructor

RYA Personal Watercraft Proficiency

RYA Personal Watercraft Instructor

RYA Short Range Certificate Radio (VHF)

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