Careers at Sea Open Day October 2020

A virtual careers day at sea Open Day will be held on Saturday, October 10, 2020. This is an opportunity to gain insight into what a career in the maritime industry has to offer. Warsash Maritime Academy (Solent University) will be hosting this virtual event which includes virtual tours, a variety of presentations, and the … Read more

Carnival UK Cadetships [September 2020]

Carnival UK is currently accepting applications for cruise line cadetships for the January 2021 Semester. ¬†They are looking for interested candidates for Deck Cadetships, Engineer Cadetships, and Electro-Technical Cadetships. Cadetships with P&O Cruises and Cunard Carnival UK is the parent company of two distinct brands, P&O Cruises and Cunard. Carnival UK offers seafaring cadets a … Read more

Cruise Line Cadetships

A handful of cruise lines and maritime companies work with maritime colleges to offer cadet training programs otherwise known as cadetships. A cadet training program combines a maritime education with sea time in three different programs, Deck Cadet, Engine Cadet, and Electro-Technical Cadet. A limited number of applicants are awarded a cadetship after passing an … Read more

Cadet Training Programs for Cruise Ship Jobs

To work at sea as a Deck Officer, Engineer Officer or Electro-Technical Officer, at the very least, one needs an Officer of the Watch Certificate of Competency. Some choose the professional route, obtaining the necessary certificates and training on their own. Alternatively, one can choose to enrol in a cadet training program at a maritime … Read more

Maritime Colleges in the UK

The following list of maritime colleges in the UK offer a range of courses for those applicants aspiring to be Deck Officers, Engine Officers, and Electro-Technical Officers. Click on the college of interest to display address, website, and contact information. City of Glasgow College (Glasgow Nautical College) Fleetwood Nautical Campus (Blackpool and the Fylde College) … Read more

Warsash Maritime Academy

The Warsash Maritime Academy is part of Solent University. They have extensive maritime training facilities that include bridge simulators, engine room simulators, a fire school, a radio communications centre, and ship handling centre. Warsash works with a number of sponsoring shipping companies, training management companies and charitable organisations who recruit UK and EU nationals to … Read more

South Tyneside College

South Shields Marine School and South Tyneside College offers Certificates of Competency courses for deck officers, engine officers and ETOs. In addition to training Merchant Navy Officers and Crew for over 150 years the centre has worked with companies in the Marine and Ports sectors to develop Cadetships. The Cadetship will mean that most if … Read more