Whichever career path you choose, you’ll need to pass the minimum entry qualifications for the entry categories listed below.
Academic Entry Requirements
For entry into the HNC/D course you will require a minimum of 4 GCSE or Standard Grade passes at Grade C/3 or above including English, Mathematics and a Science based subject.
Applicants for the Foundation Degree and Scottish Professional Diploma routes require 120 UCAS points from 2 or more A Levels or Highers; these must include either Physics or Mathematics.
Applicants will also require 4 GCSEs or Standard Grades at grade C/3 or above including English, Mathematics and a Science based subject. Applicants for Electro-Technical Officer training must hold the qualifications required for the Foundation Degree.
Medical Entry Requirements
For entry into training towards your chosen career path, you will need to be able to pass the MCA Seafarer Medical Examination, otherwise known as an ENG.1 Medical Examination.
These are carried out by approved doctors and the doctor should be satisfied that no disease or defect is present which could be aggravated by working at sea or present a risk to the seafarer.
You will also be required to meet the eyesight requirements of the MCA Medical Examination.
Applicants with colour deficiency unfortunately cannot be accepted.
Other Entry Requirements
All Trainees must be a National of a member state of the European Union, must hold an EU passport and must be ordinarily resident in the UK, including having had residency in the UK for at least 36 months prior to application. Unfortunately we cannot accept applications from a non-UK address nor from those who are resident in the UK on any kind of temporary visa.
PLEASE NOTE - anyone who have previously been a Merchant Navy Officer Trainee should not apply for training with Clyde Marine Training.
Roles in the Merchant Navy