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Have you considered a career at Sea? Would you like to become a Sea Captain? Are you interested in alternatives to university?

A career in the merchant navy offers the chance of an adventurous lifestyle packed with exciting and well-paid career prospects.  For students enrolling as an officer cadet, their course fees are paid for by the shipping companies under the sponsored cadet training scheme. The application is made to the shipping company not via UCAS and can be made in addition to any UCAS application.

Warsash Maritime Academy (WMA) has provided first class education, training, consultancy and research services to the international shipping, commercial yacht, offshore oil and gas, and renewables industries for nearly 70 years. 

They provide high quality education and training for the maritime industries, to meet the growing international demand for crew, officers and Captains who are trained to the highest professional standards.  They also offer a range of opportunities for professional and personal development up to Master’s degree level.

 

The Academy offers internationally recognised certification programmes for navigation (deck), marine engineer and marine electro-technical officers, from initial entry as an Officer Cadet up to Master (Captain) and Chief Engineer level.

Warsash Maritime Academy Open Day

Friday 27 June 2014 10am-3pm

  • Meet the shipping companies who sponsor and recruit officer cadets
  • Operate their bridge and engine room simulators
  • Watch fire fighting and maritime safety demonstrations
  • Listen to talks on life as an officer on board
  • Talk to our lecturers and officer cadets.

Visit their website for more information and to register to attend the open day.

 

 

 

 

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