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START YOUR CAREER AT SEA WITH OUR PRE-CADETSHIP

Our Pre-Cadetship is a one-year, full-time study programme which opens up great progression opportunities, including sponsorship by major shipping companies. It is the perfect starting point for Merchant Navy training and can lead to other well-paid careers at sea and on land.

You will learn from passionate industry experts who have worked in a number of maritime fields. A Pre-Cadetship is the ideal introduction to the Maritime industry and will provide you with the basic safety and technical skills of the Marine sector.

A Pre-Cadetship is the ideal introduction to the Maritime industry and will provide you with the basic safety and technical skills of the Marine sector.

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PROGRESS ONTO A MERCHANT NAVY CADETSHIP

Upon completing a Pre-Cadetship, or after directly applying to a shipping company, you will undertake a sponsored Officer Cadet training programme.

Being sponsored means your Higher Education fees are covered, so you’ll have no student debt and you’ll be earning a salary. The three-year training programme is split into five phases. Three of these are college-based, consisting of academic study and MOST. The other two phases are practical: you will be on board a vessel, training and learning on the job.

Both academic and practical study will ensure that you gain the experience and knowledge to pass your final oral exams, which will enable you to become a fully qualified Officer.

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Take a look at our Navigation and Engineering courses for Pre-Cadets.

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