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Purser Training Online

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*Early bird discount*

Get £1,000 off when booking one of our 2024 Purser bundles which includes the Purser program of your choice, as well as our Advanced Leadership Program and Mental Health First Aider course. Perfect for anyone looking to complete their Purser Certificate of Competence (CoC).

Email for full information and prices.

Valid until the end of November 2023.

Whether you’re looking to progress in your interior role, are a Chief Stewardess, HOD, already in a Purser role, or would like to formalise your existing Purser experience, then the Crew Academy’s Purser Course is for you.  

Whatever your level or goals, completing the Purser Training Program will equip you with the skills, knowledge and behaviour to succeed and progress in your career. 

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Course Format


  • 6 hours of daily online Live Lectures Monday-Friday

  • 3 hours of self-study per day through the VLE

  • 10 Day Course

  • 3 Written assessments

  • Maximum 6 students per course

  • Online format allows students to join from any time-zone and location

Key Takeaways


The Crew Academy not only provides you with a globally recognised Purser Qualification and Certification, but also a holistic approach to student admissions.

Our program contains Units 18 - 21 GUEST Purser Program. 


After completing the course you will officially be part of our Alumni community and will have access to all our Mental Health courses for free as well as discounts on other courses such as Management & Leadership for Crew. 



The Purser course is broken down into eight modules over 2 weeks which cover the core GUEST / IAMI learning outcomes. Our program contains Units 18 - 21 GUEST Purser Program.  

  • MODULE 1: Role of the Purser

  • MODULE 2: Port Clearances

  • MODULE 3: Muster Duties & Yacht Operations

  • MODULE 4: Destination Management

  • MODULE 5: Charter & VAT

  • MODULE 6: Budgeting & Accounting

  • MODULE 7: Maritime Organisation

  • MODULE 8: Crew



"An amazing course with relevant resources and references that are valuable tools. Julia as a trainer is extremely knowledgeable, her personal experiences, support and feedback were a great assistance. "

Jennifer - 2022 VLE Purser Graduate


"It is a fountain of knowledge and you will learn things that can be used in so many areas of life, not just in a purser role. But stay organised, stay on top of the program, do not leave anything for later, use your weekend to catch up on activities and assignments as the second week is very intense and full on. If fast paced learning process is something you enjoy, go for the two week intensive course, but if you prefer having more time to absorb the immense amount of the information the training contains of - go for the flexi -training. Either way - I 100% recommend it! :)"

Martyna - 2022 VLE Purser Graduate


" Doing the two week course is intense but it's the best way to learn to be fully immersed in learning the role of a purser. The communication and content available are fantastic and the support to get you through the course is great." 

Anna - 2022 VLE Purser Graduate


" I have spoken highly of the course and highly recommend it to future pursers or chief stewardesses. The knowledge gained is invaluable and will benefit many situations that will surely cross their career path " 

Liza - 2022 VLE Purser Graduate



"I would say it is so valuable if you want to progress in your career, both as a Chief Stewardess and as a Purser. You gain such a great insight into the running of a yacht and what goes on behind the scenes. The course content is really interesting and will definitely enable you to progress within your role, and support HOD's if needed."

Charlotte - 2022 VLE Purser Graduate


"It's a great course and so informative, I thoroughly enjoyed getting to know Julia and my other classmates. Julia is a great facilitator, highly knowledgeable and experienced, is great at giving constructive feedback and pushes you to do your best. I feel more confident as a seafarer and working on the interior. I look forward to using my new knowledge and skills in my next role!"

Haleigh -  2022 VLE Purser Graduate


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