19th – 21st October 2020, 16th – 18th March 2021, 4th – 6th May 2021, 6th – 8th July 2021, 19th – 21st October 2021
Certification: Upon successful completion candidates will receive MCA approved certification in the following:
Duration: 3 Days (0900hrs – 1700hrs Daily)
Package price: £354.00 (Please note all prices include vat @20%)
Location: South West Maritime Academy, Cromhall Quarry, Cromhall, South Gloucestershire, GL12 8AA
This course contains some exercises that are physically demanding. Any candidate unsure of their fitness for such activities should consult their doctor.
Our STCW Course – Boat masters Ancillary safety training conforms to the STCW 2010 Manila amendments.
South West Maritime Academy are proud to be one of the few training providers offering the full three courses required as the Boat Masters Licence ancillary training as a 3 day package.
The Ancillary training courses are one of the elements required as part of the process of applying for the Boat Masters Licence, giving you the basic skills required to exhibit an understanding of essential safety when using a vessel on the inland waterways.
Further details on what other prerequisites you will require before applying for your Boat Masters License can be found below.
The course runs over three days, commencing with the First Aid element, moving on to the Fire Safety course and finishing with the Water Safety element.
The Boatmasters license is needed for passenger and non-passenger, commercial vessels that operate on inland waterways and certain coastal areas. It is a requirement as defined under the Merchant Shipping regulations, which came into force in 2007. In order to Master a vessel, commercially in categorised waters, you must be qualified under the BML Regulations.
How to obtain a Boat Masters License?
To qualify for a BML you will need to submit the following documents to your local Marine Office:
You will also be required to complete both oral and practical examinations:
Finance available on all orders between amount £1250.00 to £15000
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The Boat Masters License ancillary safety training consists of three modules*:
*There are also equivalent training options that can be used in the stead of the below courses, all of which we supply at SWMA. Details can be found through the following link to the .gov website.
Please contact us if you require any further information about this course or wish to book on behalf of a company:
Telephone: 01454 260130
Normal office hours are (UK time):
Monday – Friday: 08.30 – 17.00
Please be aware that online bookings will be confirmed with course joining information within one working day of the booking being made. Confirmation of payment will be received by email.
There is a wide range of local accommodation, some of which are within walking distance of the training centre to suit everyone’s budget. For a list of local accommodation please click here.