RYA PPR Course


The PPR Course (Professional Practices and Responsibilities) is the online course for new and re-validating RYA Commercial Endorsement Holders. Anyone wishing to re-validate or apply for the endorsement must complete the online PPR course first. During the course you will cover the legal framework that commercial operators must adhere to – regardless of what type of vessel they work on. And while we can’t teach the specific rules for every type of operation the course will help you understand and execute your duty of care, and give you principles, guidance and techniques to help make the right choices and decisions.

The course applies to the following certificates:

  • Yachtmaster Ocean
  • Yachtmaster Offshore
  • Yachtmaster Coastal
  • Day Skipper practical (tidal)
  • Day Skipper practical (non-tidal) supported by Day Skipper shorebased
  • Advanced Powerboat Course Completion Certificate (only if issued before 1st Jan 2005)
  • Powerboat Advanced Certificate of Competence
  • Powerboat level 2

*Students have 6 months to complete online courses. Should you not complete the course within 6 months, there is a course extension fee of 30 pounds.