WHO WE ARE
Crew Training Solutions (CTS) was established in 2010 by a small team of maritime professionals from the UK and Italy. We have been providing training courses to the yacht and pleasure boat industry for more than 25 years.
We are a proud member of the International Association of Maritime Institutions, an association of colleges and educational organisations involved in providing training for personnel involved in the Yachting, Merchant Navy, Towing and Fishing Industries.
CTS is approved by International Yacht Training (IYT) Worldwide, the MCA and Marshall Islands Flag to offer a range of training solutions/courses including: STCW Master of Yachts & Code Vessels up to 200GT, STCW Officer of the Watch, STCW Basic Safety Training, ICC (International Certificate of Competence) Sail & Power and more
In 2020, we opened our second training centre in Spain, in the heart of Palma de Mallorca. Accredited by the Maritime and Coastguard Agency (MCA), International Yacht Training Worldwide (IYT), IAMI and Scottish Qualification Authority (SQA).
Crew Training Solutions is the only MCA ATP (Approved Training Provider) in Italy accredited for STCW Basic Safety Training.
We are also the only official Italy-based SQA centre for UKLAP Grade 1 exams, which is a mandatory requirement for issuing of the UK CeC by the MCA / UK Department for Transport.
Our team of yacht training course instructors have more than 225 years’ collective experience in the maritime sector.
All of our instructors are fully qualified, highly-skilled and have extensive experience at sea.