South Shields Marine School

South Shields Marine School has specialised in world-class maritime education and training since 1861.

Contents

  1. Overview
  2. What is on offer
  3. How to apply
  4. Contacts

Overview

South Shields Marine School has specialised in world-class maritime education and training since 1861 and are a recent Queen's Award winner.

They have transformed the delivery of education in this industry with state-of-the-art facilities, industry expert lecturers and specialist programmes. 


What is on offer

The one year Pre-Cadetship programme covers both navigation and engineering, allowing you to experience what a maritime career is like in both areas.

Once completed, you will have the opportunity to progress on to a funded sponsorship with a shipping company, where you'll be able to travel the world while being paid for it. 

A career at sea provides fantastic opportunities in an exciting sector where no two days are the same. 

You will:

  • learn key skills
  • make friends
  • build your confidence
  • have the opportunity to navigate and steer a ship in the multi-million-pound Simulation Centre
  • manage critical controls in the engine rooms
  • get a feel for what a career at sea is about

Entry requirements

Level 2 Pre-Cadetship Engineering, you will need:

  • 4 GCSEs Grade 3/D (including Maths, English and a science) 

Level 3 Pre-Cadetship Engineering, you will need either:

  • Level 2 Pre-Cadetship (Level 2 Diploma in Engineering)
  • 4 GCSEs grades 4 or above (including Maths, English and a Science) 

Level 3 Pre-Cadetship Deck, you will need: 

  • 4 GCSEs Grade 4/C (including Maths, English and a science) 

How to apply

To submit an application, visit the South Shields Marine School website or email shipping@stc.ac.uk.

For more information or would like a more in depth one-to-one discussion, please get in touch with the Marine Department on 0191 427 3517.


Contacts

Email: shipping@stc.ac.uk
Web: South Shields Marine School
Telephone: 0191 427 3517