Keep your team water safe

Bristol Maritime Commercial

Whether inland rivers, coastal or offshore, Bristol Maritime’s commercial arm can assist you or your team.

For over a decade, our team of highly qualified instructors have trained small and large teams to keep safe near the water with our unique training courses delivered online, onshore, on water, and on-site. We believe in professionals training professionals and ensuring the training is appropriate to your team’s working environment.

We deliver training courses across the UK, at your location or at our Training Centre as well as online, with certificated courses including DEFRA, RLSS, RYA, and HSE. For all your needs we can create bespoke training packages including First Aid, working near water and powerboat training, or simply deliver recognised qualifications to keep your team safe and delivering their tasks.

Working in or near water

Royal Live Saving Society (RLSS) or DEFRA compliant working near or in water safety training including PPE, Life Jacket and Dry Suit modules. These can also be part of a package of courses including first aid and powerboating for river, canal or coastal locations.

DEFRA Water & Flood Training

DEFRA Water and Flood Rescue training is provided for companies wanting to deliver projects for the Environment Agency, construction industry, or other such groups. The DEFRA modules are slightly bespoke for industrial and environmental companies to keep their teams working safely near or in water.


RLSS provide a range of National Water Safety Management Programme (NWSMP) courses. These are for people from local authorities, schools and organisations who want to train their staff, group leaders or volunteers to be able to work in or around water and support others by keeping them safe.

First Aid at Work or On Water

First Aid training can be delivered for any at-work task, whether on the water or on land. We deliver a variety of training, from Health and Safety Executive (HSE) First Aid at Work courses to Royal Yachting Association (RYA).

Coastal Working Locations

Royal Yachting Association (RYA) certified training for working in commercial coastal locations or offshore. Whether for sea survival or driving powerboats, we have recognized training courses to suit your requirements.

Specific Safety Package

Does your team require a training package? Get in touch to quickly discover your options.

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    BM Safety

    If you are looking for water access or safety for any projects on water, contact our sister company BMSAFETY. Our team delivers pontoon, boat, and safety requirements nationally for anything from bridge inspections and safety boat cover, to large-scale pontoon access needs.