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Yacht Owner's Representative Program (TCA)

Yacht Owner's Representative Program (TCA)

The Crew Academy's core operational and technical program for anyone looking to learn about the role of an owner's representative. Delivered completely online.

12 weeks, 05:00 PM - 07:00 PM

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Session information

Sessions

Session 1
17:00 BST - 19:00 BST
2 hours
Online
    Session 2
    17:00 - 19:00
    2 hours
    Online
      Session 3
      17:00 - 19:00
      2 hours
      Online
        Session 4
        17:00 - 19:00
        2 hours
        Online
          Session 5
          17:00 - 19:00
          2 hours
          Online
            Session 6
            17:00 - 19:00
            2 hours
            Online
              Session 7
              17:00 - 19:00
              2 hours
              Online
                Session 8
                17:00 - 19:00
                2 hours
                Online
                  Session 9
                  17:00 - 19:00
                  2 hours
                  Online
                    Session 10
                    17:00 - 19:00
                    2 hours
                    Online
                      Session 11
                      17:00 - 19:00
                      2 hours
                      Online
                        Session 12
                        17:00 - 19:00
                        2 hours
                        Online
                          Session 13
                          17:00 - 19:00
                          2 hours
                          Online
                            Session 14
                            17:00 - 19:00
                            2 hours
                            Online
                              Session 15
                              17:00 - 19:00
                              2 hours
                              Online
                                Session 16
                                17:00 - 19:00
                                2 hours
                                Online
                                  Session 17
                                  17:00 - 19:00
                                  2 hours
                                  Online
                                    Session 18
                                    17:00 - 19:00
                                    2 hours
                                    Online
                                      Session 19
                                      17:00 - 19:00
                                      2 hours
                                      Online
                                        Session 20
                                        17:00 - 19:00
                                        2 hours
                                        Online
                                          Session 21
                                          17:00 - 19:00
                                          2 hours
                                          Online
                                            Session 22
                                            17:00 - 19:30
                                            2 hours, 30 minutes
                                            Online
                                              Session 23
                                              17:00 - 19:00
                                              2 hours
                                              Online
                                                Session 24
                                                17:00 - 19:00
                                                2 hours
                                                Online
                                                  Session 25
                                                  17:00 - 19:00
                                                  2 hours
                                                  Online
                                                    Session 26
                                                    17:00 - 19:00
                                                    2 hours
                                                    Online
                                                      Session 27
                                                      17:00 - 19:00
                                                      2 hours
                                                      Online
                                                        • £6,500.00 excl.
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                                                        Description

                                                        The Yacht Owner’s Representative Program (YORP) is the new fully-accredited qualification designed to elevate the industry’s standards. It has been developed specifically for owner’s representatives (OR), build captains, senior members of a build team, and anyone looking to learn more about this role.

                                                        Backed by SYBAss and accredited by IAMI & GUEST, the learning outcomes of the YORP were conceived by an elite task force of experienced owner’s representatives and shipyard project managers.  From those just starting out on their journey, to individuals who already have experience, the specialist knowledge provided by this program is beneficial to anyone looking to progress in their career in this field.

                                                        Read more about the course format below.

                                                        For any questions and to discuss an application, contact info@thecrewacademy.com or call Joseph Lee on +447958 068670.

                                                         

                                                        Why you need this programme ?

                                                        The program is directed at any individual wishing to work within a SYBAss registered shipyard on behalf or associated to an owner.
                                                         
                                                        This includes:

                                                        • An appointed Owner Representatives working on any shipyard project.
                                                        • A Yacht Manager or support staff aspiring to understand their relationship with the YOR better.
                                                        • Any SYBAss shipyard employee, Project manager or Build manager.
                                                        • An aspiring Captain, HOD or other crew looking to attain a professional certification in order to work within a SYBAss shipyards.
                                                        • Any crew wishing to come ashore and work within at a shipyard or on a yacht project.
                                                        • A person setting up a new yacht related business and who wants to understand more about the role of YOR’s and the work done within Shipyards.
                                                        • A person who aspires to attain further education and accreditation within the yachting industry.
                                                        • Yacht Designers, naval architects, surveyors and aspiring marine superintendents.
                                                        • DPAs and owners' private office staff.

                                                         

                                                        Key Takeaways

                                                        Participants on the YORP will come away with a deep understanding of the occupational competencies and responsibilities that qualify for the role of an OR, and feel confident to take this knowledge into their future build projects.

                                                        Upon completion of The Crew Academy's YORP course, students will gain: 

                                                        • GUEST Unit 41 - Foundations of a New Build Project
                                                        • GUEST Unit 42 - Management and Compliance Obligations
                                                        • GUEST Unit 43 - Specialist Project, Legal and Administrative Knowledge

                                                         

                                                        Modules

                                                        GUEST Unit 41: YORP Foundations of a New Build Project

                                                        Topic 1: Organisation of Shipyards and sub-contractors

                                                        To understand the variations of Shipyard requirements, the differences between the various Shipyard models and organisations, including rules, variants and pricing models and the collaborations with Shipyard sub-contractors.

                                                        • The various Shipyard organisation models and how they are structured
                                                        • The various Shipyard project management arrangements and considerations
                                                        • The various Shipyard sub-contractor’s collaboration models
                                                        • The various Shipyard costs and pricing arrangements
                                                        • The risks, responsibilities and rules between Shipyards

                                                         

                                                        Topic 2: Builders Specifications, General Arrangement Plans,

                                                        Shipyard Standards and Statutory Knowledge

                                                        To understand the process for starting a Build Project and the purpose and development process of the General Arrangement Plan and Specification requirements; as well as the relevant Shipyard Building Standards

                                                        • The processes for starting of a build project, the production guidelines and phases
                                                        • The types, purpose, interpretation and considerations of a general arrangement plan
                                                        • The Shipyards prior new build experience, building standards and application
                                                        • The risks and conflicts for inclusion of a Reference Vessel in a contract.
                                                        • The new build legal frameworks, regulators, stakeholders and the relevancy and consequences for owners

                                                         

                                                        Topic 3: Concept Design, Engineering and Construction Processes

                                                        To understand the processes of the Concept Design, Engineering and Construction Process for a Project

                                                        • The build types, terminology and technical know-how and an overview of what is involved within each arrangement.
                                                        • The principal processes relating to each phase of a build and specialised build
                                                        • The milestones and critical points of each process for planning, production and certification

                                                         

                                                        GUEST Unit 42: YORP Management and Compliance Obligations

                                                        Topic 1: Building the Owners Team and Surveying

                                                        Understands how to identify and organise an Owners build project team, with relevant specialists to understand and meet Owner expectations; including requirements for Surveying and Risk Assessment.

                                                        • Identifying Owners Team needs and managing budget.
                                                        • Decision making, schedules, procurement and budgets for the interior designer
                                                        • Project surveys and risk assessments, including surveying experience and required time

                                                         

                                                        Topic 2: Project Planning Management, Owners Decisions and Change Orders

                                                        Understands the management of workflows and coordination and contracting of orders and delivery of Items required by the Shipyard, Including the importance and impact of Owners decisions regarding change orders, milestones and payment schedules.

                                                        • Interpreting Shipyard planning and schedules.
                                                        • Managing workflows in line with planning schedules.
                                                        • The impact of milestones on payment schedules
                                                        • Managing Owner decision flow and the impact on planning schedules.
                                                        • Raise, manage and coordinate change orders and variations.

                                                         

                                                        Topic 3: Sub-Project Management of Owners Supplied Items,

                                                        Crew Recruitment and Operational Preparations

                                                        Understands the management for coordinating procurement and purchasing of items identified in initial contract, including Owners supplied Items and orders and the delivery of interior and soft furnishings, audio video equipment and tenders.

                                                        • The coordination and procurement of Owner supplied Items.
                                                        • Management of supplied Items, budgets, and purchasing costs.
                                                        • Procurement and purchasing, and associated delivery timelines.
                                                        • Crew Recruitment and employment responsibilities, including key crew employment during procurement and set up phases.
                                                        • Administrations and operational preparations and set up, for departure

                                                         

                                                        Topic 4: Delivery, Commissioning and Warranty

                                                        To understand the protocols for the Delivery, the phases of Commissioning, the Acceptance Documents, and the contractual and legal aspects of the Warranty and ongoing warranty periods.

                                                        • Protocol and critical stages of the delivery process.
                                                        • Commissioning phases and meeting the set targets
                                                        • Process and preparations for sea trials.
                                                        • Acceptance documentation process and dealing with outstanding issues

                                                         

                                                        Topic 5: Public Image, Confidentiality and dealing with media and Shipyard Teams

                                                        To understand how to manage the public image of the New Built Project, and dealing with the media.

                                                        • Public Image, Owner expectations and confidentiality clauses.
                                                        • Media outlets, resources and practices
                                                        • Managing Publicity and Public Image during the Project

                                                         

                                                        GUEST Unit 43: YORP Specialist Project, Legal and Administrative Knowledge

                                                        Topic 1: Technical Documentation, Operating and Accounting Systems and Reporting

                                                        Understands how to structure, organise, oversee and manage the Information documentation and accounting for production-built and custom-built vessels.

                                                        • An organised, controlled and structured Record Keeping of Processes throughout all Phases of the Project
                                                        • Differences between Documentation requirements of Production Vessels and Custom Vessels importance of timing Documentation deliverables.
                                                        • Importance and relevancy of recording information
                                                        • The impact on Shipyard and Owner teams for Contracts, Design, Production, Operations and Warranty
                                                        • Arrangement of onboard technical documentation and the ongoing management and accounting systems.
                                                        • Owners Team Project Cost and Accounting Owner Reporting Processes

                                                        Topic 2: Legal Contracts Dispute Resolution.

                                                        Understands the legal implications & impact within the various Contracts & Agreements; including understanding the meaning & reference to the terminology used.

                                                        • Legal implications & the Terminology used
                                                        • Contract between the Owner & Owner Representative