If you work commercially on the water, then this is one of the courses required in order for you to obtain your RYA/MCA certificate of competence. If you're not sure whether this is a course you need, then please email us on firstname.lastname@example.org
"If you hold an MCA Certificate of Competence as Officer of the Watch, Master 200, Master 500 or above you do not need to take the PPR course. Please send a copy of your MCA certificate with your application or renewal form for your commercial endorsement." - RYA website
Approximately 3-8 hours, but this depends on you and your learning style. You DO NOT have to sit the course all in one go, you can leave and come back to the learning modules over a period of days or weeks. However please be aware that the exam section has to be completed in one go, this assessment is graded, split into 2 sections and totals a maximum of 2.5 hours.
This is an e-learning course, but your RYA instructor is on hand to provide as much support as you require predominately via email but we also offer Skype chats at pre-arranged times.
The course is divided into training modules:
Once you have completed all four modules, there is a 'mock' exam you can take, or you can head straight for the final online assessment.
You may wish to purchase the RYA Commerical regulations book - it is not a requirement but you may find it useful pre-reading.
Once we have received your payment, we will create a login for you and email you the details, as soon as you've received these you can start your course on
Once you've recieved a login information email from us, click HERE and login with the username & password we send you.
Carry out your online training course.
If you have any questions about the course content, simply email your instructor.
On successful completion of your course, print off your certificate.
PPR course modules will NOT run on Google Chrome, Safari or Internet explorer 64but version (use 32bit version). If you need to download a new web browser or adobe flashplayer, the links to do this are available within RYA interactive.
Please visit the Help page on the RYA Interactive site.
Email your instructor to request a 'call back'
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