The Canal & River Trust ‘In-House’ licencing scheme for CRT staff operating workboats, or small / inflatable craft on the inland waterways. ‘Workboat’ prerequisite is the Royal Yachting Association Inland Waterways Helmsman Certificate or ‘IWHC’. Royal Yachting Association Inland Waterways Helmsman Certificate – Birmingham & Midland Marine Services
The Workboat CAATS is not a ‘course’, rather a practical assessment. 3:1 booking only.
The ‘Small / Inflatable Craft’ programme is a one-day training and assessment and again run on a 3:1 booking only.
Birmingham & Midland Marine Services Ltd are Canal & River Trust approved contractors, trainers & external assessors for ‘CAATS’ boat schemes.