Superyacht Cadetship Programme

In collaboration with the sponsoring organisation, The Corporation of Trinity House, the Superyacht Cadetship Programme is the first of its kind to lead to the issue of a UK MCA Officer of the Watch (Unlimited) Certificate of Competency (CoC).

The cadetship is primarily aimed at individuals with no previous experience of working at sea necessary, to become officers in the superyacht industry, or the wider maritime industry, such as cruise ships. It follows the merchant navy three year deck officer foundation degree programme and consists of five phases which alternate between academic studies at college and time at sea to gain practical experience. As well as gaining the OOW (Unlimited) CoC, cadets also gain a foundation degree - FdSc Marine Operations - and academic exemptions from working towards Chief Mate (Unlimited) certification.

Apart from the core tuition, the programme contains a number of superyacht-specific units, such as: superyacht regulatory framework and operations; RYA Powerboat Level 2 certification; VHF Short Range certification; Day Skipper or similar certification; tender operations, personal powercraft certification; paint-care and superyacht hospitality induction. The sea phases are on board superyachts, sail training vessels and commercial vessels, and enable cadets to build wide and valuable seagoing experience - in total around 12-14 months at sea during the three year programme.

To apply visit the Chiltern Maritime website and apply via the Trinity House link specifying you are interested in the Yacht Cadetship.

Latest Jobs

  • May23

    Deckhand

    8850

    An Experienced Deckhand / Steward is needed on a temporary basis to join a 15M+ ...

    > More
  • May23

    Purser

    8849

    An experienced Purser is needed to join a 90M+ in August 2017.The ideal candidate will ...

    > More
  • May22

    PA

    8847

    An experienced PA / Housekeeper is required ASAP.The Position will involve worldwide travel for 10 months of ...

    > More
  • May21

    Chief Steward/ess (Yacht)

    8846

    A busy 2 season 50m charter boat needs an experienced Chief Stewardess (females only due ...

    > More
  • May19

    2nd Engineer

    8845

    An experienced 2nd Engineer is needed to join a 75M+ M/Y ASAP, currently in the ...

    > More
  • May19

    Deckhand

    8844

    A Number of Deckhands are needed to join a 100M+ M/Y at the start of ...

    > More
  • May18

    Corporate Executive chef

    8843

    A luxury cruise brand are looking to recruit an Experienced Corporate Executive Chef.Applicants should have ...

    > More
  • May17

    Corporate Executive chef

    8842

    A luxury cruise brand are looking to recruit an Experienced Corporate Executive Chef. Applicants should have ...

    > More
  • May17

    Executive Housekeeper

    8841

    A luxury yet large international cruise line require an experienced Chief Housekeeper to join their ...

    > More
  • May17

    Sommelier

    8840

    A large international cruise company is looking to recruit a Sommelier.Candidates must have experience in ...

    > More
  • May17

    Head Waiter

    8839

    Do you have previous 4-5* high end hotel experience? Are you looking to take your ...

    > More
  • May17

    Assistant Maitre'D

    8838

    A large, international cruise line have an opening for an experienced Assistant Maitre'D.Candidates must have ...

    > More
  • May17

    Restaurant Manager

    8837

    A large, international cruise company are looking for a Restaurant Manager to join their team.The ...

    > More
  • May17

    Sous chef

    8836

    A large international cruise company are looking to recruit a professional Sous Chef who takes ...

    > More
  • May17

    Executive Sous Chef

    8835

    An Executive Sous Chef is required for a large, international Cruise Ship. This exciting opportunity ...

    > More
  • May16

    Steward/ess

    8834

    A Service Stewardess is needed to join a 85M+ Private M/Y ASAP.The ideal candidate will ...

    > More