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South Shields Marine School, March On Marine Engineering

25/03/2021

South Shields Marine School, March On Marine Engineering

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Online

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March on Marine Engineering | New Starters (Pre-Cadet/Sponsorship)
Thursday, March 25th, 6pm-7pm

Are you good at problem solving and looking for a career that takes you places? Hear from Head of School for Engineering Officer Certification Tony Bull, as he talks about the maritime sector and the engineering course programmes we deliver.

 Tony started out as a Cadet himself 36 years ago, before becoming qualified and working on a variety of ships worldwide including general cargo, container, gas tanker, cruises and much more. He sailed as a Chief Engineer Officer before joining the marine school as a Lecturer, progressing to Curriculum Leader then Head of School.  Tony manages a large portfolio of engineering programmes from Pre-Cadet, to sponsorship (Phases 1, 3 and 5 for HNC/D) and commercial courses.

 During this live session, Tony will help you get to grips with the dynamic and exciting world of maritime, focusing on the marine engineering discipline and the part it plays in the wider Merchant Navy sector. Whether you’re looking to start your journey in maritime, change career or upskill in your profession, Tony will support and guide you through the process.

 Discover your future and sign up for our March On event specialising in Marine Engineering.  

Contact Details:

https://www.stc.ac.uk/page/events-marine

Event: 25/03/2021

South Shields Marine School, March On Marine and Electrical Engineering (ET...

18/03/2021

South Shields Marine School, March On Marine and Electrical Engineering (ETO)

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Online

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March on Marine and Electrical Engineering (ETO) | Sponsorship/Senior)
Thursday, March 18th, 6pm-7pm

Are you interested in how electrical and electronic systems work? Hear from Head of School for Marine Degrees and Certification, Chris Gray as he talks about the maritime sector and the ‘ETO’ programmes we deliver. He will focus on the different career paths and progression routes that are available including sponsorship (Foundation Degree) through to top-up degree qualifications including BENG and senior marine certification.

Chris began his cadet journey 16 years ago at the marine school, before becoming qualified then working on a variety of ships worldwide including container ships, ro-ro ferries and offshore support vessels. He then completed his Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering and was offered a lecturing job at the college, initially teaching ship stability and engineering projects. Chris was then promoted to Curriculum Leader, followed by Head of School.

During this live session, Chris will give you an overview of the unique careers available in the Merchant Navy with a focus on the ETO route and the skills that employers are looking for. Whether you’re looking to start your maritime journey through a sponsored cadetship, upskill in your current profession or would like to know more about our senior remote courses, Chris will be on hand to guide you through your options.

Explore a role with a difference by signing up for our March On event specialising in Marine Electrical Engineering.

Contact Details:

https://www.stc.ac.uk/page/events-marine

Event: 18/03/2021

South Shields Marine School, March On Navigation

11/03/2021

South Shields Marine School, March On Navigation

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Online

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March on Navigation | New Starters (Pre-Cadet/Sponsorship) 
Thursday, March 11th, 6pm-7pm 

Do you have a passion for technology? Do you want to explore more about how ships navigate safely? Hear from Head of School for Deck Officer Certification Jon Milner, as he talks about the maritime sector and the navigation (deck) course programmes we deliver from trainee officer to captain and so much more!

Jon started out as a deck cadet himself in 1995 for P&O Containers (later P&O Nedlloyd) before later qualifying as an OOW in 1998, Chief Mates in 2003 and Masters in 2009, all at South Shields Marine School. Jon has vast knowledge and experience of working on container ships sailing worldwide. When he left sea in 2010, he started as a Lecturer at the Marine School before being promoted to Curriculum Leader then Head of School in 2018. Jon manages all our Deck course programmes including our Pre-Cadetship aimed at school leavers, to sponsorship from phase 1 to phase 5 (HNC/D Nautical Science and FDSc in Marine Operations) and senior officer certification.

During this live session, Jon will introduce you to the unique and exciting world that is maritime, focusing on ‘deck’ and the key role it plays in the Merchant Navy sector. Whether you’re looking to start your journey in maritime through a Pre-Cadetship or sponsored programme, upskill in your current profession or would like to know more about our senior remote courses, Jon will guide you through the process and answer any questions you have.

Discover your future in Maritime and sign up for our March on event specialising in the navigation (deck) discipline. 

Contact Details:

https://www.stc.ac.uk/page/events-marine

Event: 11/03/2021

South Shields Marine School Virtual Open Event

02/03/2021

South Shields Marine School Virtual Open Event

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5pm-7pm

Due to recent government guidance, this event will now be VIRTUAL only via our LiveChat platform. 

When it comes to starting your maritime journey, we offer a one one-year introductory pre-cadet college programme in navigation (deck) or engineering which will prepare you for the next steps in your maritime career. It can also lead to great progression opportunities for those eventually seeking funded sponsorship with shipping companies. 

You can still find out everything you need to know from the comfort of your own home!

The best way to find out everything you need to know about what we do and how we do it is at our next open event, with a twist…. Here’s your chance to meet the Head of our Deck Department – LIVE! 

During this live session, you will get the opportunity to find out what life is like at South Shields Marine School and the courses and support available including career progression, plus lots more! You will then have the opportunity to engage in Live Q&As. 

Contact Details:

https://www.stc.ac.uk/page/events-marine

Event: 02/03/2021

#TidalTuesday Engineering Specific Careers at Sea Webinar (NCW2021)

02/03/2021

#TidalTuesday Engineering Specific Careers at Sea Webinar (NCW2021)

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Online

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National Careers Week Webinar, 2 March at 15:30-16:30

Careers at Sea is here to promote the many career opportunities in the Merchant Navy, from cadet to captain, apprentice to Chief Engineer and so many more. In this session, we will be focussing on the Engineering roles on board ship – maintaining and monitoring ship mechanics, from their immense engines to essential water and heating systems, as well as more complex technical electric equipment. This webinar is aimed at Careers Advisors seeking more information about these opportunities.

Contact Details:

https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/2nd-march-2021-careers-at-sea-webinar-tickets-137582459841

Event: 02/03/2021

South Shields Marine School Virtual Open Event

02/03/2021

South Shields Marine School Virtual Open Event

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Date: Tuesday 2nd March, 5pm-7pm

If you are looking to begin a career at sea , we offer a pre-cadetship programme in both navigation and engineering which can lead to a sponsored cadetship.

Find out more by joining us for our next virtual open event, where you’ll get the chance to talk to our dedicated maritime experts and find the right career path for you.

DID YOU KNOW?

100% of our Pre-Cadets have secured sponsorship with world-renowned training organisation.

Our team are here to support you every step of the way.

Register now via the link here: http://www.stc.ac.uk/page/events-marine

Contact Details:

http://www.stc.ac.uk/page/events-marine

Event: 02/03/2021

Humber Maritime College Virtual Open Day

11/03/2021

Humber Maritime College Virtual Open Day

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Online

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Looking for a unique and rewarding career?

Consider a career in the Merchant Navy.

We offer fully sponsored cadetships in engineering and navigation. You will be part of an industry where no two days are the same, with a wide range of career opportunities and progression.

Join us at our upcoming virtual open event and find out if this is a career for you.

Registration link can be found online via link below

Contact Details:

https://humbermaritimecollege.ac.uk/open-events/

Event: 11/03/2021

Warsash Maritime School, Careers in Maritime Virtual Open Day

24/04/2021

Warsash Maritime School, Careers in Maritime Virtual Open Day

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Our careers in maritime virtual open day will give you an insight into what a career in the maritime industry has to offer, and the training programmes to qualify as a ship’s navigation (deck), engineer or electro-technical officer in the Merchant Navy and on superyachts.

Many of the major British shipping companies and recruitment and training companies who recruit cadets will be available to give information about the career opportunities they offer. Our teaching staff are also on hand to talk about the academic side of training.

You’ll also be able to take a virtual tour of our campus and residences, watch a variety of general presentations and speak to our teams about accommodation options, applying and enrolling, student support, funding and much more!

Saturday 24 April 2021
10am-12:20pm
(Please note that this event will be open for bookings by the beginning of December 2020)

Contact Details:

https://maritime.solent.ac.uk/maritime-open-days

Event: 24/04/2021

Warsash Maritime School, Careers in maritime virtual open day

12/06/2021

Warsash Maritime School, Careers in maritime virtual open day

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Our careers in maritime virtual open day will give you an insight into what a career in the maritime industry has to offer, and the training programmes to qualify as a ship’s navigation (deck), engineer or electro-technical officer in the Merchant Navy and on superyachts.

Many of the major British shipping companies and recruitment and training companies who recruit cadets will be available to give information about the career opportunities they offer. Our teaching staff are also on hand to talk about the academic side of training.

You’ll also be able to take a virtual tour of our campus and residences, watch a variety of general presentations and speak to our teams about accommodation options, applying and enrolling, student support, funding and much more!

Saturday 12th June 2021
10am-12:30pm
(Please note that this event will be open for bookings by mid-March 2021)

Contact Details:

https://maritime.solent.ac.uk/maritime-open-days

Event: 12/06/2021