Whether you’re looking to progress into the Purser role or you already occupy the position and would like to formalise your existing experience, our GUEST-accredited Purser Program is for you.
Our Purser Program was the first of its kind when we created it 15 years ago, and it continues to lead the industry with more than 700 graduates having passed through the courses. Whether you choose residential, online intensive or fully flexible, the program has been designed to fit around your current work and life schedule.
The program provides an understanding of a vast range of practical skills that may be required of pursers in their role on board including yacht operations, destination management, VAT, accounting, crew management, HR and more.
Our Residential Purser Course is held at Tilton House, our training facility in the UK on the South Downs in Sussex.
Training takes place on-site and there are all the facilities for your stay to be wonderfully comfortable with multiple living and working areas, plus a stunning kitchen and dining room, acres of private gardens, and 10.000 acres of the Firle Estate to explore.
Luxury accommodation is also provided throughout the 12-day stay along with healthy chef-prepared meals, for breakfast, lunch and dinner on weekdays.
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Monday to Friday - held over 2 weeks
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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 a Purser
Module 2: Port Clearances
Module 3: Yacht Operations & Muster Duties
Module 4: Destination Management
Module 5: Charter & VAT
Module 6: Accounting & Budgeting
Module 7: Crew
Module 8: Maritime Organisation
You will leave the course with all the knowledge and tools to launch or progress your career as a Purser.
After completing the course, you will officially be part of our Alumni community and will have free access to our Mental Health courses for free as well as discounts on other courses such as Management & Leadership for Crew.
If you would like to obtain your GUEST Purser Certificate of Competence, we recommend also taking our Advanced Leadership Program to fulfill the IAMI GUEST requirements for this certification.
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