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

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

National Maritime College of Ireland

The NMCI is the first third level college in the country to be built under the Government’s Public-Private Partnership scheme.  The public partners are the Cork Institute of Technology (CIT) and the Irish Naval Service (INS) and the private partner is Focus Education. NMCI is a 14,000m2 facility built on 10 acres of waterside campus. It was … Read more

NAFC Marine Centre

NAFC Marine Centre offers a range of training courses relevant to the maritime industries. Maritime courses range from the three-year Merchant Navy Cadet Programme to short courses and cover both deck and marine engineering topics, as well as other subjects required by seafarers. Located in Scalloway in the Shetland Islands, Scotland, the NAFC Marine Centre … Read more

East Coast Maritime College

East Coast Maritime College (Lowestoft Campus) offers their Deck Cadet Programme with the opportunity to get a Diploma in Maritime Studies: Shipping and Maritime Operations (Deck). They are a renowned maritime teaching establishment catering to local and international students – delivering portfolio of maritime qualifications ranging from HNC to HND and other short courses. Current … Read more