RYA PPR Course online

This Online RYA PPR Course is for first time commercial skippers and also those revalidating their commercial endorsement.

Ocean Sports Tuition has been offering the RYA Professional Practices and Responsibilities (PPR) since its inception. We have always had great course feedback from both new and existing skippers. This course gives a great insight into being a commercial skipper, therefore new skippers will find this course invaluable. For existing skippers, this is also an essential course to refresh some of the key skills for commerical work.

Is this the right course for me?

The RYA PPR Course is an online compulsory course for new and revalidating RYA Commercial Endorsement holders.

Do I need previous experience?

No, however this course is aimed at new and existing commercial endorsed skippers revalidation.
If you hold one of the following qualifications you are exempt from this course: MCA Deck Officer’s Certificate of Competence as Officer of the Watch, Master 200, Master 500 or above.

What will I learn?

This course is modular and is therefore split into four modules:

  • Commercial environment – showing how you fit into the professional maritime world.
  • People – explaining the importance of correct manning, keeping your skills up to date and the safe management of commercial vessels.
  • Vessel – teaching about the compulsory carriage and maintenance of safety equipment and how to create and implement risk control and operating procedures.
  • Purpose – making sure your vessel is suitable and legal for the work you are carrying out, your obligations in protecting the environment, appropriate planning and situational awareness.

At the end of modules you will be able to practice on a mock assessment, this is to make sure you are ready for the graded online assessment.

How long is the course?

It is estimated that the course modules will take between 6 – 8 hours. The graded course assessment is split into two section which should take 2.5 hours.

Course Costs

This course is £39.00 per person, this includes full phone and email support.


This is an online course, you can book online or email or call 02381 242159 for login details. As soon as you have your login details you can start the course.