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As part of the National Community Boats Association (NCBA) network of training centres, we are able to deliver the Certificate in Community Boat Management (CCBM), which is a nationally recognised boating qualification.

Complete Crew Course (CCC)
This entry-level course addresses the needs and abilities of all ages, but particularly the young and inexperienced. Young people can begin the course as soon as they reach the age of 14.
Accredited to the Open College Network and supported by British Waterways, the course has a substantial profile on the waterways and in schools and colleges.

Certificate in Community Boat Management (CCBM)
Fully endorsed by British Waterways and recommended as an inland waterways qualification in the Small Passenger Boat Code issued by the Maritime and Coastguard Agency, the course draws on current best practice as supplied by member organisations of the National Community Boats Association (NCBA).
The aim of the course is to give operators of boats on non-tidal waterways training in boat handling, boat maintenance and the management of group safety and welfare.
Anyone over the age of 16 can obtain a CCBM Certificate. It is however expected that you will have some experience of working with groups and have previous practical experience of boating. Successful candidates qualify to operate boats with a maximum of 12 passengers, on non-tidal waterways in the UK.


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