RYA/MCA Advanced Powerboat Exam

This is a Department of Trade exam

Power Boat Qualifications in England

This is a Department of Trade exam, for those of you who want to become Professional Skippers on commercially coded vessels. If you have passed your Advanced Powerboat course, or have the ability to the same standard and want to commercialise your qualification, this is the course for you.

You will be tested on your ability to navigate by day and night using traditional and electrical methods, crew management and boat handling.

After completing this exam you can apply for your commercial endorsement for your Advanced Skippers qualification, and be qualified to Skipper commercially coded vessels up to 24 metres in length, and up to 25 miles from a safe haven.

Pre course ability required:

  • Minimum age 17. 
  • Candidates should be competent to a higher standard of the RYA Advanced Powerboat.

This exam is run as required

Please contact the school for more information.