Superyacht Deckhand

Ideal for junior Yacht Crew

What is the Superyacht Deckhand course?

The Superyacht Deckhand course is an online 12-month course developed by the Maritime Training Academy. It’s an ideal course for those new and more junior crew who have completed the minimum qualifications and are looking to stand out in the superyacht crew market.


Usually £995

You’ll receive this 10% discount when you book through SOVREN Nautical Academy

Why should I book a Superyacht Deckhand course?

The course will provide the necessary background technical information on how to undertake the role of a superyacht deckhand and to make yourself an indispensable member of any yacht crew.

All MTA courses are delivered by distance learning, this offers flexible studying which allows students to study from anywhere in the world, with over 90% of MTA students working full-time alongside their studies.

At SOVREN Nautical Academy we’re also offering a 10% discount if you book through us. 

What’s included in the course?

The online course consists of 10 modules that must be completed within 12 months. The module consists of text, charts, and pictures to help with your learning.

There are questions at the end of each module, the pass rate is 70%.

The modules covered include:

  • An Introduction to the Superyacht Industry
  • Captain and Crew
  • Introduction and Overview for New Yacht Crew
  • Aluminium Vessels
  • FRP Vessels
  • Steel Vessels
  • Wooden Vessels
  • Sails and Rigs
  • Basic Engineering for Deckhand –Part 1
  • Basic Engineering for Deckhand – Part 2

What happens after I sign up for the course?

Step 1. Sign up with SOVREN Nautical Academy
Step 2. Complete your pre-course application
Step 3. Receive your log in details from MTA
Step 4. Your course begins in October 2020

The enrollment for this course runs up to September 2020, with the course commencing in October.

When you sign up through our website, you’ll be sent an application form to complete with payment details, when you’ve returned this it will be submitted to the MTA and they’ll process your registration.

You’ll be sent your course login details from the MTA, and then when the course begins in October, each module will be released month by month and you’ll have up to 12 months to complete the modules and assignments.

Who are the Maritime Training Academy?

Maritime Training Academy offers distance-learning diplomas, helping thousands of students to enhance their knowledge and further their careers. All of the courses in their diverse portfolio are written and directed by experts in their field. They have over 50 authors writing, developing, and advising on the course material, allowing students to tap into a huge range of expertise.

“Our portfolio of distance learning Diploma, Certificate, and Short Courses are managed and run by established professionals within the marine industry, we are constantly pushing back the boundaries of knowledge. Due to our rigorous academic standards our qualifications are highly respected internationally. Our tutors are practicing professionals with strong academic and industry backgrounds, with sector-specific skills and practical experience.”

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Before booking, please ensure you have read MTA’s Terms & Conditions, if you have any questions contact the Nautical team.
Prices below include the 10% discount offered by us for booking an MTA Online Course.

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