The requirements of the commercial maritime industry are growing significantly and with that growth, there are genuine needs for quality training. Falmouth Training Solutions offers that “Quality in Training” through our experienced instructors from operational backgrounds and the well-equipped facilities that are available to us.
FTS is at the forefront of training in the Southwest and is the only provider in Cornwall who can offer all the MCA STCW elements required for the complete Basic STCW course delivered locally to Falmouth. This STCW qualification is the minimum employment requirement for any seafarer working within a commercial role and has five elements:
Falmouth Training Solutions FTS, Falmouth Powerboat School (FPS) and Falmouth School of Sailing (FSOS) all run alongside each other as sister companies. We are a long-established friendly family run group of businesses offering high quality leisure and professional services in sailing, powerboating, offshore safety and boat chartering. Being situated within the historical maritime town of Falmouth, one of the largest and most beautiful natural working Harbours in the world, the local waters of the Fal Estuary provide one of the most versatile, and picturesque locations for watersports in Europe.
Our shore based courses include: VHF radio, Day Skipper and Costal Skipper/Yachtmaster Theory courses as well first aid (work place, RYA and STCW) and health & safety training. These are delivered at our well-equipped main training facility at Bridge House, Tregoniggie, Falmouth.
FSOS is a well established company with a vast and respected reputation throughout the maritime industry in Falmouth. FPS is a much-respected deliverer of powerboating courses, running training through the entire syllabus right up to commercial levels through Falmouth School of Sailing, which is a recognised training centre with the Royal Yachting Association (RYA).