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Professional Crossover Opportunities

Below is an outline of the certifications that IYT will accept either as entry into or equivalent to IYT Master of Yachts (MOY) Professional Certification.

MCA (MARITIME & COASTGUARD AGENCY OF GREAT BRITAIN) OOW (OFFICER OF THE WATCH) WITH COMMAND ENDORSEMENT

Holders of this certificate may proceed directly to the IYT MOY Unlimited course.

AMSA (AUSTRALIAN MARITIME SAFETY AUTHORITY)

New legislation was introduced in July stating that the oral exam previously conducted by Transport will no longer exist.  The assessments will be passed back to the RTO “Recognised Training Organisation”. 

IMPORTANT:  Therefore, candidates wishing to crossover from the AMSA certifications listed below must be assessed thoroughly and documentation thoroughly reviewed and submitted to IYT for Master of Yachts Certification by an Australian RTO school.  Currently, this is limited to Superyacht Crew Academy/Sydney and GBRIMC (TAFE Qld)/Cairns.

AMSA Master less than 35m Near Coastal (Master <24m NC) – previously referred to as Master 4

Holders of this certificate may proceed to the IYT MOY Unlimited course.

AMSA Coxswain Grade 1

Holders of this certificate may obtain the MOY Inshore <80 gt certificate.

Candidates must:

  • Successfully complete the IYT Business & Maritime Law E-Learning course.
  • Note that candidate does not need the IYT Maritime Emergencies course as it has already been covered/certified in the Australian Coxswain course.

Holders of this certificate may obtain the MOY Coastal certificate.

Candidates must:

  • Successfully complete the IYT Business & Maritime Law E-Learning course.
  • Note that candidate does not need the IYT Maritime Emergencies course as it has already been covered/certified in the Australian Coxswain course.
  • Hold the full STCW basic training modules (not the RYA First Aid and Sea Survival) revalidated as necessary.
  • Have a current medical fitness certificate.

AMSA Master less than 24m Near Coastal  (Master <24m NC) – valid unrestricted – previously referred to as Master 5

Holders of this certificate may obtain a MOY Limited certificate.

Candidates must:

  • Successfully complete the IYT Business & Maritime Law E-Learning course.
  • Have completed 30-night-hours ON WATCH while underway.
  • Hold the full STCW basic training modules (not the RYA First Aid and Sea Survival) revalidated as necessary.
  • Have a current medical fitness certificate.

RYA (ROYAL YACHTING ASSOCIATION) CROSSOVER

As of October 23, 2017 – We no longer offer the RYA Offshore crossover for eligibility to take IYT’s Master of Yachts Unlimited Course.

As of October 23, 2017 – We no longer offer the RYA Offshore Theory Course Completion for eligibility to take the IYT Master of Yachts Limited Practical Course.