Specialist Interest Courses for 2024


UHI Shetland have a wide range of courses, with many starting in 2024. If you are considering a change of career, retraining, or even just learning some new skills, you will be able to find a course to suit your needs.

RYA Level 1 Powerboating

This one day course will provide a practical introduction to boat handling and safety in powerboats. No previous experience is required. The minimum age for the course is 8, and all under 16s must be accompanied by an adult. The course will run from 9am - 5pm.

The course covers boating techniques for launching and recovering a boat from a road trailer, everyday boat handling and the use of safety equipment. A certificate will be issued after the course.

Attendees need to bring a packed lunch, and warm clothing for the day.

Cost per person is £165.

You can book on Eventbrite using these links:

Sunday 26th April

Saturday 11th May

Sunday 26th May