Online Course

RYA Online Professional Practices and Responsibilities course

LOCATION Netherlands

LEVEL: Intermediate

TIME TO COMPLETE 6-8 hours

COST * € 99,-

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Professional Practices and Responsibilities (PPR) course

Obtain a commercial endorsement to your RYA qualifications

The RYA Professional Practices and Responsibilities (PPR) course is an online course designed for professional mariners. It covers the legal and practical responsibilities of professional skippers and crew members, including understanding the framework of international and local maritime law, the responsibilities towards crew, passengers, and other water users, and the environment. This course is a mandatory requirement for commercial endorsement holders or those seeking a commercial endorsement to RYA qualifications, ensuring that professionals are equipped with the knowledge to operate safely and responsibly in a commercial maritime environment.

Focus on Professional Conduct: Teaches the standards and responsibilities expected of a professional mariner.

Legal and Regulatory Knowledge: Provides an understanding of maritime laws and regulations relevant to commercial operations.

Safety and Environmental Awareness: Emphasizes safe working practices and environmental stewardship.

Regarding commercial endorsement: Completing the PPR course is a prerequisite for obtaining a commercial endorsement to RYA qualifications. This endorsement is necessary for those wishing to use their RYA qualifications professionally, such as for skippering commercial vessels.

Syllabus

  • Professionalism and Responsibilities
  • Regulations and Legal Framework
  • Safe Working Practices
  • Environmental Responsibilities
  • Vessel Operations and Management
  • Customer Care and Interpersonal Skills

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