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Marine Society: Helping Young People 'Kickstart' their Maritime Career

MSSC Launch Kickstart Scheme for Young People

The Marine Society and Sea Cadets (MSSC) has launched the first of a number of high quality placements for young people aged 18 to 24 who find themselves unemployed as a result of the pandemic.

MSSC has already taken on five trainee boat instructors at its’ boat stations around Britain – Crosby in Merseyside, Royal Docks in London and Port Edgar in South Queensferry, Scotland – as part of the government’s Kickstart Scheme to give...

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Slater Scholarship application deadline is upon us

Slater Scholarship application deadline has arrived

It’s that time of year again…

The Slater Scholarship application deadline is fast approaching with no submissions for this intake being accepted beyond 5pm on 23rd April.

These ‘gold standard’ scholarships – administered by the Marine Society on behalf of Nautilus International – offer Merchant Navy seafarers up to £18,500 towards gaining their first officer of the watch qualification or STCW Certification.

Slater Scholarships are...

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Marine Society awarded qualification project by the Maritime Skills Commission

Marine Society awarded qualification project by the Maritime Skills Commission

Marine Society has successfully bid to the Maritime Skills Commission for a project to develop a new accredited qualification that introduces school and college leavers to the wide range of shore based roles in maritime.

Project lead, Darrell Bate and curriculum consultant James Bullar plan to revise the existing Open Awards Level 3 Certificate in Maritime Studies to reach a new audience of school leavers for young adults and attract them into...

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Coming Ashore Podcast - Episode 12

Coming Ashore Podcast - Episode 12

On Episode 12 of the Coming Ashore podcast, Karen Waltham is joined by Coming Ashore mentor Sankeet Mahajan.

Would you rather listen? Listen on Spotify and ITunes. Or watch on Youtube.

Click here to find out more about the Coming Ashore programme. Where you'll find professional guidance, mentorship and work experience opportunities for transitioning to a career on land.

Karen Waltham:

Hi, and welcome to the Marine Society Coming Ashore...

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Coming Ashore Podcast - Episode 11

Coming Ashore Podcast - Episode 11

On Episode 11 of the Coming Ashore podcast, Karen Waltham is joined by Coming Ashore mentor Andy Hill.

Would you rather listen? Listen on Spotify and ITunes. Or watch on Youtube.

Click here to find out more about the Coming Ashore programme. Where you'll find professional guidance, mentorship and work experience opportunities for transitioning to a career on land.

Karen Waltham:

Okay. Hi and welcome to the Marine Society Coming Ashore...

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