Training

A job as yacht crew requires many skills, varied training and numerous certificates. The specialists at The Crew Network (TCN) are experts in job profiling and finding the right candidates for roles. Our recruiters can advise on training programmes and qualifications to help you progress your career in yachting. We work with various training organisations which we are happy to recommend in order to enhance your skillset and improve your chances of winning that next yachting job!

Here are some of TCN’s personal recommendations.

Deck, Engine And Interior Training

Agenzia de Felice

Italy

TCN Viareggio collaborates with Agenzia de Felice who specialise in training for Deck and Engine departments. TCN is also putting together a training session for green Stewards/esses which will take place in March 2020 covering the following topics:

  • Communication and Stress Management
  • Conflict Management
  • Wine Introduction and Conservation
  • Luxury Materials and their technology
  • Set up Owner’s bedroom
  • Events

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WARSASH

UK

For premium-quality Deck and Engineering training (yacht and unlimited certification), TCN recommends Warsash Superyacht Academy in Southampton. It is an establishment that combines resources, facilities, knowledge and experience and prides itself in developing future leaders of the global superyacht industry. 

 

 

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MARLINS

Worldwide

TCN and Marlins run a joint online course: Introduction to Interior Service.  The course contains an overview and introduction to the industry of yachting, what life is like as crew, emergency procedures, housekeeping in addition to floral displays, serving food, drinks, cigars and hygiene and sanitation. It is the ideal starting point for anyone who aspires to working within the Interior Department on board a luxury yacht and would benefit from a holistic view of the job.

 

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GUEST Program

Worldwide

For excellence in large yacht Interior Training, TCN recommends the accredited GUEST Program. GUEST is recognised, supported and endorsed by the major superyacht associations, namely MYBA, IAMI, ISS and SYBAss, who consider the program as the global standard for training in Hospitality and Service. With GUEST, crew have the opportunity to follow a defined and formal progressive career path. Owners and guests benefit from highly trained, confident crew who aim to exceed all expectations whilst ensuring great care is taken of clients’ onboard assets.

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English Language

MARLINS

Worldwide

Within yachting being able to speak English is a key skill as it is the most widely spoken language among yachting crew. With proof of your English skills Captains can rest assured that you can communicate with people across the world. Marlins offer English tests and courses to improve all levels of English. 

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