Superyacht Purser

For professional interior Crew looking to increase their expertise

What is the Superyacht Purser course?

The Superyacht Purser course is an online 12-month course developed by the Maritime Training Academy. The Superyacht Pursers Diploma will teach you the essential elements of the role of a superyacht purser on a day to day basis.


Usually £1,950

MTA Certificate


Usually £2,750

With Diploma

Why should I book a Superyacht Purser course?

With this Diploma, you will develop a much wider knowledge of the superyacht industry as well as the more detailed aspects of what a Purser needs to do in order to be outstanding as part of the management team on a larger superyacht. The learning you will gain should enable you to fulfill your job role as a Superyacht Purser to its maximum potential with the greatest efficiency.

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?

All students are required to successfully complete and pass the online module assignments. There are 10 modules in total, with assignments set for each, subjects include:

  • The role of the Purser
  • Superyacht Operations (both routine and emergency)
  • Crew management
  • Accounting and budgeting
  • The regulatory environment in which you work
  • Port clearance
  • Charter operations
  • Destination management
  • Travel and logistics


What’s the difference between the Certified course and the Diploma?

Whether you book the certified course or the Diploma, they both consist of 11 modules covered over a 12 month period. All students must successfully complete and pass the module assignments.

Diploma students will also be required to sit and pass a final examination.

What happens after I sign up for the Superyacht Purser 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 beings in October 2020

Register as early as you can for a 1st October 2020 start. The registration period will be kept open until the 31st of March 2021. Students can start from the point of enrolment after the 1st of October 2020.

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 log in details from the MTA, and then when the course begins in April next year, each module will be released month by month and you’ll have up to 12 months to complete the modules and assignments, before the exam dates in April 2022.

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 include the 10% discount offered by us for booking an MTA Online Course.

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