Ratings Apprenticeships2018-09-18T11:54:14+00:00

WHAT DOES IT MEAN TO BE A MERCHANT NAVY RATING?

Deck Rating – Deck ratings assist deck officers in navigational duties, carry out maintenance and contribute to the security of the vessel.

Deck ratings clean and prepare holds for cargo. They monitor loading and unloading, clean holds and check load quantities.

Deck ratings also work on the bridge. They assist the Officer of the Watch with navigational duties and may act as lookout or steersman. During docking, they assist with mooring.

Engine Room Rating – Engine room ratings carry out duties in the ship’s engine department. They are responsible for checking, and carrying out, routine maintenance on the ship’s engine and related equipment and machinery.

Engine room ratings take readings and check controls, oil and grease machinery, and operate equipment. General maintenance involves cleaning, plus preparing and painting the engine room areas.

Engine room ratings also assist the Engineer Officer of the Watch. Watchkeeping involves monitoring the safe running of the plant and related equipment. In port, they help with refueling – checking pumping controls and fuel gauges.

General Purpose (GP) Rating – GP Rating is trained in both, Deck and Engine Room duties. They can be employed in either Deck or Engine department according to the needs of the company.

Ratings work on the ship involves seamanship activities, cargo handling, maintenance work, operation and maintenance of machinery.

RATING CAREER OPTIONS AVAILABLE

WHAT DOES IT MEAN TO BE A MERCHANT NAVY RATING?

Deck Rating – Deck ratings assist deck officers in navigational duties, carry out maintenance and contribute to the security of the vessel.

Deck ratings clean and prepare holds for cargo. They monitor loading and unloading, clean holds and check load quantities.

Deck ratings also work on the bridge. They assist the Officer of the Watch with navigational duties and may act as lookout or steersman. During docking, they assist with mooring.

Engine Room Rating – Engine room ratings carry out duties in the ship’s engine department. They are responsible for checking, and carrying out, routine maintenance on the ship’s engine and related equipment and machinery.

Engine room ratings take readings and check controls, oil and grease machinery, and operate equipment. General maintenance involves cleaning, plus preparing and painting the engine room areas.

Engine room ratings also assist the Engineer Officer of the Watch. Watchkeeping involves monitoring the safe running of the plant and related equipment. In port, they help with refueling – checking pumping controls and fuel gauges.

General Purpose (GP) Rating – GP Rating is trained in both, Deck and Engine Room duties. They can be employed in either Deck or Engine department according to the needs of the company.

Ratings work on the ship involves seamanship activities, cargo handling, maintenance work, operation and maintenance of machinery.

RATING CAREER OPTIONS AVAILABLE

Eligibility

All successful applicants will be required to pass an unrestricted ENG1 medical examination.  This will be carried out by an MCA approved doctor who needs to be satisfied you are fit and healthy to work at sea.  You will also be required to meet role specific eyesight requirements.

All applicants must also be a National of a member state of the European Union, must hold an EU passport and must ordinarily be a resident in the UK for at least 36 months prior to application.

To be eligible for any of the routes indicated above you must hold a valid EU passport and have been a permanent resident in the UK for the last 36 months.

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Eligibility

All successful applicants will be required to pass an unrestricted ENG1 medical examination.  This will be carried out by an MCA approved doctor who needs to be satisfied you are fit and healthy to work at sea.  You will also be required to meet role specific eyesight requirements.

All applicants must also be a National of a member state of the European Union, must hold an EU passport and must ordinarily be a resident in the UK for at least 36 months prior to application.

To be eligible for any of the routes indicated above you must hold a valid EU passport and have been a permanent resident in the UK for the last 36 months.
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