Superyacht Engineer

Superyacht Engineer Package

Training Price Days
$ 950
PWC Jetski
R3 200
Powerboat Level 2
R4 400
R2 900
R9 200
SAMSA Medical Certificate
R1 550 o/a
1 Hour




Extra Services

Industry Guidance Price On Arrival
Guidance Package
R5 370


Visa Assistance Price On Arrival
Schengen Visa
R2 580
R8 395

All prices are VAT included

Engineer Training
Superyacht Engine Room

How to decide Between Engineer Training Packages?

At Pull North Yachting, we recognize that each student is unique, with different goals and aspirations. Our Superyacht Engineer Courses are tailored to suit your needs, ensuring you receive personalized attention throughout your learning journey. We leave no stone unturned, making sure you are fully equipped with the essential skills and knowledge demanded by the Superyacht industry. From Training to building your network and landing that first job. We are here for it all.

Choosing the entry-level package will give you the basic knowledge. Nevertheless, we highly suggest taking some extra courses to enhance your skills and set yourself apart from other entry-level team members. This will enable you to shine brightly.

Remember, you can continuously pursue more courses after completing your first season.

We want to assure you that our focus is entirely aligned with your decision, and we are committed to supporting you in your future endeavors.

Superyacht Engine Room
Superyacht Engineer

AEC1 Advanced Engineer Course

The course is designed to give candidates the general fundamentals and knowledge
about the general care and maintenance to keep engines on smaller vessels in good
operational condition. This course is also an excellent addition to any deckhand, mate, or
captain’s resume!

Classroom Training/Theory Subjects Include

  • Diesel engines
  • Compression ignition engine (general principles)
  • Cycle of operation and constructional details
  • Fuel system
  • Aspiration Methods: The role of air in the combustion process
  • Cooling system
  • Lubrication system
  • Engine electrical systems
  • Power transmission
  • Hull fittings
  • MARPOL Pollution legislation
  • Code of Safe Working Practices
  • Bottled LPG installations
  • Fault finding and rectification


AEC 1 Course will therefore enhance your ability to perform the typical tasks needed
onboard as an entry-level engineering department crew member or as a member of the
deck department assisting in the engine room.

Superyacht Engineer
STCW Training - Deck / Stew Training


International Convention on Standards of Training, Certification, and Watchkeeping for Seafarers, 1978 sets minimum qualification standards for masters, officers and watch personnel on seagoing merchant ships and large yachts.

This consists of 5 different modules such as:

  • Maritime Fire Fighting
  • Personal Safety & Social Responsibility
  • Designated Security Duties
  • Personal Survival Techniques
  • Elementary First Aid


When working on Yachts 80m/500Gt and above you will need to add more Safety courses.

PWC Proficiency Jestki

The RYA Personal Watercraft Proficiency certificate is used all over the world by Superyacht deck crews, Yachtmasters, charters, and rescue and safety services. This training course gives a great introduction into safe driving for anyone using PWCs (Jet Skis).

Our one-day training course is the doorway to this exciting watersport. The course is mainly practical starting with an introduction to the main parts of the PWC and safety equipment and features. Later progress to rules of the road and higher speed turns.

Jet Ski - Deck / Stew Training
Powerboat Level 2 - Deck / Stew Training

Powerboat Level 2

RYA Powerboat Level II is an introductory powerboat training course that is a must-have for anyone wishing to work in the superyacht industry.

This ticket gives you the license to drive a small powerboat (Tender) often used on the Superyachts to take crew or guests to shore.

The course covers everything from launching and recovering the boat, safety equipment on board, navigation rules, understanding of spending time on a small vessel, and practical onboard skills. It is perfect for those looking to work in the Superyacht industry and get the experience they need to be successful. With RYA Powerboat Level II you will also have access to our experienced instructors who can help you get the most out of your course. 


A radio is a highly important piece of safety equipment on board, which is why it is vital to understand the correct usage procedures. Unnecessary transmissions could block out a Mayday distress call. The Marine Radio Short Range Certificate is a one- day course that caters to anyone who owns or operates a fixed/ handheld-marine VHF radio. Furthermore, this certificate is required by law if you operate a VHF radio fitted with Digital Selective Calling (DSC).

Course topics include:

  • The basics of radio operation
  • The correct frequencies (channels) to be used
  • Distress, emergency, and medical assistance procedures
  • Making ship-to-shore telephone calls
  • Digital Service Calling (DSC) using simulators
  • Global Maritime Distress and Safety System (GMDSS)
  • Emergency Position including Radio Beacons (EPIRB)
  • Search and Rescue (SART)


The Course consists of 3 parts:

  1. Pre-Learning – we send you some vital information to learn before the course
  2. Course – One full day covering all the topics mentioned above
  3. Exams – On the same day you write the exams and we submit the papers on your behalf
VHF SRC SAMSA RADIO - Deck / Stew Training
VHF SRC SAMSA RADIO - Deck / Stew Training
Superyacht - Deck / Stew Training

Guidance Package

  • One on One Career planning
  • Superyacht Terminology
  • How to approach the Industry to land your first job
  • Where to go & When to go abroad
  • Crew Agency leads & introductions
  • How to create your own Portfolios online
  • NETWORK – your day to day Schedule
  • Accommodation guidance
  • CV Example
  • Cover letter advice
  • Interview preparation
  • Email etiquette & set-up
  • Financial Guidance
  • Private WhatsApp Community group access

All the training courses booked through Pull North Yachting are accredited with the correct accreditations & we pride ourselves in the quality of the facilities we are affiliated with. Please don’t hesitate to inquire any further information.

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