Deck and Engineer Officer Cadetships
Want to use your Tall Ships experience to start a career in the Merchant Navy?
As the UK’s leading sail training charity, The Tall Ships Youth Trust maintains very strong links with some of the top shipping companies in Britain. These companies appreciate the value of your Tall Ships experience and they understand that the personal and seamanship skills you’ve gained will stand you in good stead for a career in the Merchant Navy. Below you’ll find information from two such companies – Northern Marine Management Ltd and Pritchard-Gordon Tankers Ltd.
Please let our Youth Development and Training Manager on 02392 832055 know if you’re planning to contact them so we can give you any support and references you need.
Northern Marine Management Ltd
Northern Marine Management are a highly respected Ship Management Company that manage a large and varied Fleet of Tankers and Roro’s for clients such as Stena Bulk, Stena LNG, Stena RoRo, Principal Maritime, Stolt, Genmar Maritime and Emirates Ship Investment Company LLC, in addition to the Tall Ships themselves! They have an extensive International Cadet Training Programme and sponsor a large number of cadets with the sole intention of assigning them as Officers in their growing managed fleet once qualified.
Currently Northern Marine Management select and manage their British Cadets through the Clyde Marine Training. All prospective cadets must pass their academic requirements and initial interview with Clyde Marine prior to being considering for a second stage interview with Northern Marine Management. Northern Marine pride themselves in the quality of their operations and always strive to provide the best onboard training. Candidates should have a strong academic background and a passion and commitment to a seafaring career, and as such any tall ship’s experience will be a great addition to any candidates CV!
Interested applicants should investigate Northern Marine’s website for information on the company http://www.nmm-stena.com/ and for applications please check the academic criteria at http://www.clydemarinetraining.com/
Any Questions about the Northern Marine Cadetships Programme can be directed to Northern Marine’s dedicated training Officer Heather.Ralston@stena.com
Pritchard-Gordon Tankers Ltd
Pritchard-Gordon Tankers Ltd (PGT) is a ship management company that recruits and trains young people for their fleet of vessels with a career with the Merchant Navy. PGT has strong links with the Tall Ships Youth Trust as its founder Giles Pritchard-Gordon was a Trustee and Vice Patron of the Trust for 20 years and has supported many initiatives to encourage young people to take part in a Tall Ships voyage.
PGT will look favourably at applications from young people who have sailed with the Trust and successful cadets could pursue rewarding sea-going careers with their Caribbean based fleet of tankers!
In brief, the application criteria is:
- Applications for Deck and Engineering Officers
- Minimum qualification of 4 GCSE’s grade C or above including Maths, English and Science
- 3 and a half years apprenticeship split 50/50 college and at sea
To apply for a cadetship, email PGT’s personnel department and ask for an application form: email@example.com
Don’t forget to mention your Tall Ships experience in your application, especially if you have been recommended as Volunteer Crew.
For more information on Cadetships with PGT visit their website at www.pgtankers.com