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Merchant Navy Apprenticeships

Merchant Navy apprenticeships are definitely worth thinking about. If you would like to see the world, have a sense of adventure and are looking for something beyond your normal nine to five, then a career at sea through a Merchant Navy apprenticeship may be exactly what you are looking for.

A Merchant Navy career offers trainee cadets a unique way of life and there is an abundance of career and job at sea opportunities for both men and women. There is always a need for well-trained personnel to manage and operate technically sophisticated, state-of-the-art ships.

Clyde Marine Training, working in conjunction with established shipping companies, can offer trainee cadets sponsorship to attend specialist Merchant Navy training college courses throughout the United Kingdom.

Graduates from these courses, which offer a mixture of college and sea life over a three-year period, can then enter their chosen careers:

  • Deck Officer
  • Engineer Officer
  • Electro-Technical Officer (ETO)
  • A list of all the roles and entry requirements can be found here

Working closely with the Merchant Navy Training Board our training programmes provide you with the skills and expertise to progress through the ranks. You could become commander of your own ship or have the full responsibility for the operation and maintenance of the ship’s propulsion units.

Careers at sea set you up for life as there's a great demand for your hands on shipping knowledge and maritime expertise not just in the UK but worldwide. The maritime industry offers a huge variety of job opportunities both at sea and ashore. So, what are you waiting for? Apply for one of our Merchant Navy apprenticeships today.

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