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This RYA Professional Practices and Responsibilities (PPR) course is a compulsory course for anyone wanting to obtain a commercial endorsement for an RYA Certificate of Competence.

Candidates complete four modules and a mock assessment so they can check they are ready before moving onto the final graded online assessment.  

It is estimated it will take you up to 8-10 hours to complete the course including the final assessment, however, as it is an online course you can complete it at whatever pace suits you.

Online support: Should you require any support whilst completing the course you can contact us via the RYA Portal and one of our dedicated instructors will be in touch to answer and questions you may have or to clarify anything you are unsure of.

Key learning points: The professional maritime world, correct manning, keeping skills up to date, safe management of commercial vessels, compulsory carriage and maintenance of safety equipment, creating and implementing risk control.


  1. Select any available date shown (it doesn’t matter which date you choose)
  2. Book and pay for course
  3. You will then receive a booking confirmation email confirming your booking
  4. Within 48 hours you will receive a follow up email which contains your login details and a link to the RYA portal where you can complete the course

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Course Information

Course Type: Online

Time: approx. 8-10 hours to be completed in your own time

Minimum standard: None

Minimum Age: 16yrs

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