Distance-learning experts Maritime Training Academy (MTA) has announced the launch of its new diploma in Superyacht Management.

This specialist course has been specifically created for professionals working within the yacht management sector, as well as those who are looking to make the transition to this industry.

The diploma will teach the student the essential day-to-day elements of yacht management, enabling the student to fulfil their job role to its maximum potential and with the greatest efficiency.

Gemma Humphreys of the Maritime Training Academy comments: “With the ever growing popularity of our superyacht operations diploma amongst yacht management professionals, it was deemed only natural for us to take the next step and develop a new course, tailored exclusively for this specialist area of expertise.”

The diploma in Superyacht Management will commence 1st October 2014 and will consist of 12 modules including technical management, safety and security management, essential law, managing for charter and also the logistics of superyacht management.

All students are required to successfully complete and pass the module assignments, and to sit a final examination in either October 2015 or April 2016. There is also the opportunity to attend two tutorial seminars, one mid-way through the course and one immediately before the examination. Tutors and support staff are available to offer student guidance whenever required.

Enrolments are now open.