Learn@Sea

The Nautical Institute has partnered with leading seafarer charity the Marine Society (with the generous support of the International Foundation for Aids to Navigation), to offer NI members* free access to a range of practical courses that can be studied anywhere at any time. Choose from any of the Learn@Sea courses shown on this page. 

"From experience, they’d be very useful for officers coming back to college for Mates/Seconds/Chiefs exams; I wish I’d had something like that before my Chief Mate’s course." Chris Lowe MNI – Senior Lecturer, Warsash Maritime Academy

How to access a course...

Already a member?

Simply email: member@nautinst.org providing the following information...

  • NI membership number and/or date of birth
  • Title (e.g. Captain, Mr, Mrs)
  • First name
  • Last name
  • Email address
  • The name of the Learn@Sea course you wish to take

You will then be contacted with details on how to get started (please allow 7 working days).

Please note that you can study only one Learn@Sea course at a time. 

On successful completion of a Learn@Sea course you will receive a certificate, evidencing your continuing professional development.

* not available to NI student members 

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