How to Apply

Next start date: September 2019

To apply for the Merchant Navy Officer Cadet Programme please complete and return an application form:

Application forms are also available from the NAFC Marine Centre.

If you have any queries, require any advice or guidance or would like discuss becoming a cadet, please contact Laura Burden on 01595 772000 or by email to laura.burden@uhi.ac.uk

Notes

Employment / Sponsorship

Acceptance on the NAFC Merchant Navy Cadet Programme is dependent on you being employed or sponsored by a shipping company, ship manager, or by another organisation on their behalf who will provide the sea service and at-sea training necessary for the award of an MCA certificate of competency.

If your application to NAFC is successful your application will be forwarded to sponsoring companies for their consideration.

Medical Requirements

You will have to pass a medical examination to demonstrate that you are physically and mentally fit to work at sea. Please see Entry Requirements for more details.

Queries, Advice & Guidance

If you have any queries, require any advice or guidance or would like discuss becoming a cadet, please contact Laura Burden on 01595 772000 or by email to laura.burden@uhi.ac.uk