Engineer Cadetships FD and HND


As an Engineering cadet on the other hand, you will be working to ensure the successful running and maintenance of the ship's Engine Room and its equipment. A lot of time will be spent on watch in the Engine Room with particularly busy periods when leaving or entering port. There is also scheduled maintenance to perform, tasks to undertake in the workshop areas, and repairs to machinery or dealing with any plant breakdowns.


In order to be eligible for sponsorship, applicants must own a British passport or should be EU nationals and a resident in the UK for a minimum of 12 months.

For HND candidates:

High grade passes at GCSE (grades A - B) / Scottish Standard level (1 - 2) or the equivalent in English, Mathematics, Physics or Combined Science and at least one other subject.

For Foundation Degree candidates:

A minimum of 160 UCAS points (including a grade A-B in A level Maths or Science) plus grades A-B in GCSE's or equivalent in Maths, English and Science.

For all candidates:

- Excellent Team player
- Interest in mechanical systems
- Strong mathematical ability
- Good communication skills
- Also you will be required to demonstrate a good knowledge of engineering including practical skills associated with this role.