Course Overview

Professional Practices and Responsibilities (PPR) – is a compulsory online course for new and revalidating RYA Commercial Endorsement holders. The aim of the course is to introduce seafarers to relevant legislation applicable to them, including SOLAS, COSWoP, MARPOL, Flag State, Port State Authorities and the Code of Practice.

As a competent skipper, you will have already passed a rigorous practical exam. In order to commercially endorse that certificate you need to hold a Medical, a Sea Survival Certificate ;and this  PPR Certificate. This is an online E Learning course but we are available to provide email support if you need it.

Data sharing statement regarding online course booking information:
To enable access to your online course we need to share some of your personal data with the RYA via your user profile in www.ryainteractive.org. This learning management website is hosted and maintained by a third party called Learning Pool, who will not use your personal information for any reason other than enabling your course.
Your name and email address will be entered on www.ryainteractive.org in order to create your user account. On your first access to the site, you will be asked to enter your address and date of birth. You will have access to the site for one year in order to complete your online course. During this period, your personal information will be held on the website by Learning Pool and be available to this training centre and the RYA for the purpose of managing your course.
Instructional support will be provided by this training centre for a period of 6 months, from the date of your course booking.
On completion of your course, your name, email, date of birth and address will be transferred to the RYA’s central database for the purpose of recording details of the course and any certification you gain as a result of it. This information allows the RYA to record your certification, to update any records they may already hold about you or your qualifications and to verify your certificate if required. After one year from the date of your enrolment on the course, your user account will be removed from www.ryainteractive.org.
Full details of how the RYA will deal with your personal information will be displayed when you first access www.ryainteractive.org.

Price : £38.00

Pre-Course Experience
Assumed Knowledge

The course is aimed at those who hold a RYA Certificate of Competence and want to commercially endorse that certificate.


You should allow yourself around six to eight hours to complete this online course. This can be in more than one session, however each assessment is timed and must be taken in a single unit.

Course Content

To introduce seafarers to relevant legislation applicable to them, including SOLAS, COSWoP, MARPOL, Flag State, Port State Authorities and the Code of Practice. Upon completion of the course you won’t necessarily be able to quote all of these regulations by rote, but will be aware of them and know where to read more about them.

What’s Included

You get full RYA interactive access, for the courses, access to our instructors for any support and a course completion certificates for successful students.

Compatibility Minimum requirements:

Mac or PC with JavaScript enabled in your web browser and Adobe Flash Player
iPad (iOS 6 or above)
Android Tablet on OS 4.1 or above (we advise using Google Chrome NOT default Android browser)
Please note, we cannot guarantee the course will work on all Android Tablets as the variety on the market is so vast, but testing so far has been successful.

Course Dates

Below are a list of our available dates. If you cannot see dates that you require, please get in touch with us on 02392 520200 or info@bacchusyachting.co.uk and we may be able to to arrange a more suitable date.

Contact us on 02392 520200 to book

Price : £38.00


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