RYA Powerboat Level 2

What is special about this course?

Regarded by many as the 'driving licence' for powerboats, our RYA Powerboat Level 2 course offers a thorough introduction to powerboat handling.

Entry requirements

None (it is not necessary to have completed the level 1 course)

 Topics covered include:

  • Launching and recovery
  • Confined space manoeuvring
  • Mooring
  • Man over board procedure
  • Anchoring
  • Towing
  • Engine checks
  • High speed handling
  • Collision regulations
  • Buoyage
  • Basic chartwork and navigation
  • Tides
  • Communication afloat
  • Emergency procedures

Your level 2 certificate can also be commercially endorsed.

How will I study my course?

  • Short course

How long will my course last?

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2 days, 9.30am-5pm

Where can I study my course?

    • Mallaig
    • Ullapool

Start date

Please contact us at rya.whc@uhi.ac.uk for further information or to book a place.

Fees

£250

Funding

A Fee Waiver or funding of up to £200 could be available to help with payment of course fees, depending on your personal circumstances.

This support will be available for people who are 16 or over, living in Scotland and either in low paid work or actively seeking work. To be eligible, you must have income of £22,000 a year or less, or be on certain benefits.

You will also not be undertaking any secondary, further or higher education, SDS funded training or participating on the Community Jobs Scotland programme.

Please contact your local college centre for more information about eligibility, or call us on 01397 874000.

What can I do on completion of my course?

On completion of this course candidates will be a self-sufficient powerboater in the right conditions, aware of own limitations and those of craft.

Is there more information available online?

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To book this course at Mallaig or Ullapool RYA Centres please email our team at rya.whc@uhi.ac.uk 

We are delighted that you are thinking about studying at UHI West Highland. UHI West Highland operates a fair and open admissions system committed to equality of opportunity and non-discrimination. We consider all applications on merit and on the basis of ability to achieve, without discrimination on grounds of age, disability, gender identity, marriage and civil partnership, pregnancy and maternity status, race, religion and/or belief, sex, sexual orientation or socio-economic background. We welcome applications from all prospective students and aim to provide appropriate and efficient services to students with disabilities.