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Tender Operations

About this course

This course is for crew responsible for passenger tender transfer operations and is offered as an on-board training package. The course timetable is flexible and can be modified to meet the constraints of training in an operational on-board environment.

Training is workshop style and includes practical exercises covering launching and recovery operations, boat handling, collision avoidance, navigation, radio and emergency procedures.

Students will be required to demonstrate competency in both boat handling and the various tasks involved with operating a passenger tender safely.

How to book

Please contact the admissions team if you require more information about this course:

Telephone: +44 (0)23 8201 5004 

Normal office hours are (UK time):
Monday - Thursday: 08.30 - 17.00
Friday 08.30 - 16.30

Online bookings will be confirmed with joining information within one working day of the booking being made. Confirmation of payment should be received in the normal way.

Please ensure you follow the booking process and do not enter payment details more than once, unless you are booking more than one course. If you experience any issues, please email

Your joining instructions will tell you which campus your training will take place at - please read carefully and take note.

Course information


Theoretical and practical exercises.


18 years and over.

Proficiency in Survival Craft and Rescue Boats certificate.

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