ABOUT US

We have a history in delivering maritime education and training through our nautical college and are well positioned to offer our cadets a comprehensive training programme.

With our record of providing outstanding training and provision you can be assured that you will receive the knowledge and experience you need to be ready for a career in the Merchant Navy.

Our applied learning approach will use classroom, simulator and blended learning activities to immerse cadets in fostering and developing the skills you need to become successful officers in the Merchant Navy.

As part of the TEC Partnership, we have access to a wide range of resources at the Grimsby Institute, an Ofsted Outstanding college and TEF Silver accredited university centre. Cadets, who in their first year will stay within our halls of residence, will have access to superb sports facilities, 24-hour learning resource centre, a range of social and welfare facilities and as we are specialising in marine engineering our cadets will use extensive engineering and refrigeration workshops.

The Industry

The Merchant Navy is the international commercial shipping industry, transporting both cargo and people to destinations worldwide.

About us

We have a history in delivering maritime education and training through our nautical college and are well positioned to offer our cadets a comprehensive training programme.

A Guide To Joining

A marine Engineering Officer is responsible for the safety, performance and maintenance of the engine room and ship’s technical systems.

Cadet Programme

From Phase 1 – The Foundation Phase through to Phase 5 – Continuation of academic programme, additional short course, exam and oral preparation.

Requirements & Assessment

All cadets are required to gain 12 months’ combined seagoing service and workshop skills training. There will be a range of assessment methods used throughout the cadetship.

Cadet Benefits

There are many benefits for cadets, both during training and once qualified. Once qualified as a marine Engineering Officer, cadets will normally begin as a 4th engineer and can progress to becoming a chief engineer.

Accommodation

While studying at Humber Maritime College, cadets will stay at our halls of residence for the first phase and may choose to return for subsequent phases or rent local housing.

Apply

Individuals will apply directly to a cadet training management company who will process your application.