Engineer Cadetships FD & HND


Employment Type: Temporary/Contractor
Department: Cadet

As an Engineering cadet 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 Watch keeping in the Engine Room especially 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.

HND: High grade passes at GCSE (grades 5-9) or the equivalent in English, Maths, Physics or Combined Science and at least one other subject.

Plus (Foundation Degree/Scottish Diploma Entry Route)

A Level or Level 3 equivalent with a minimum of 120 UCAS points or 48 UCAS Tariff points (including a numerate based subject in either Math or Science).

Scottish Diploma- Higher Maths (A-C) or Higher Physical Science (Physics/Chemistry/Technological studies etc.) (A-C) and National 5 English (A-C)


A Level Maths (A-D) or A Level Physical Science (A-D) and GCSE English (A-C)

To increase your opportunity of a career with us, you would have completed a Level 3 course such as;

Pre- Cadetship or an equivalent level of qualification in Electrical or Engineering (e.g. BTEC National Diploma or GNVQ Advanced)

For all candidates:

- Excellent Team player
- People focused with good communication skills
- Calm, & composed, can adapt well to a changing environment
- Self driven and motivated to learn
- Strong organisational skills, ability to prioritise, whilst working to strict deadlines
- Also you will be required to demonstrate a good knowledge of engineering including practical skills associated with this role.