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South Shields Marine School offers apprenticeships for a wide range of sectors including UK ports where each programme is tailored to suit the individual needs of the business.

If you want to train and nurture someone to fit in perfectly within your business – get in touch with our team of experts!

They’ll train and work with you while studying at college to gain work-related skills, knowledge, and a nationally-recognised qualification.

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The marine school is the only centre accredited to run the new Port Marine Operations Officer (PMOO) apprenticeship. And with 95% of trade entering the UK via the seas, this training is essential to keeping imports and exports running smoothly.

Training includes mooring boat operations, health and safety, radio room and marine control centre operations, and basic routine maintenance of marine craft and equipment.

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A key apprenticeship element is that South Shields Marine School can make it bespoke to each employer’s specific requirements.

Once they’ve finished their apprenticeship, you can take them on full-time; fully trained, and with skills and qualifications they’ve gained from South Shields Marine School. More information about the PMOO is available by visiting.