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.
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. OR 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.
Excellent Team player
Interest in mechanical systems
Strong mathematical ability
Good communication skills