UK’s Top Ranked Officer Cadetships

Train As A Deck, Electro-Technical Or Engineer Officer with Chiltern.

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Great Career Opportunities

  • Exciting opportunities at sea or shoreside
  • Continual career development
  • Highly sought after multi-vessel experience

An Incredible Experience

  • Personal and professional development
  • Life experience, variety, plus industry job security
  • Skills for life and the chance to travel worldwide
Plus...Your tuition fees paid & a generous sponsorship

UK’s Top Ranked Officer Cadetships

  • First Class, 85% Success

    The highest graduation rate in the UK in 2021, with an 85% success rate

  • 365, 24/7 Support

    Support from our team whenever you need, wherever you are

  • Variety at Sea

    Between 8-12 months sea time on a broad variety of vessels

Our Merchant Navy Officer Cadets Can Expect...

Great Career Opportunities

  • Exciting opportunities at sea or shoreside
  • Continual career development
  • Highly sought after multi-vessel experience

An Incredible Experience

  • Personal and professional development
  • Life experience, variety, plus industry job security
  • Skills for life and the chance to travel worldwide

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Life and experiences of a Merchant Navy Cadet

Calum,

Maritime London – LOC Cadet The finish line is in sight...

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James,
Cadet

During phase 4 I completed seven months sea time on...

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Rebecca,
Engineer Cadet

On 7th September 2016, I flew out to Lisbon, Portugal...

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Matthew Fitzer,
1

Matthew Fitzer I started my cadetship in January 2019. I did...

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Proud to serve some of the most prestigious names in the maritime industry.

Proud to serve some of the most prestigious names in the maritime industry.

Cadetlife

Latest Edition

Calum,

I’ve seen things I never imagined I’d ever get to experience.

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James,
Cadet

The work was totally varied when in Antarctica...

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Rebecca,
Engineer Cadet

Over the coming weeks I was trained in...

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Matthew Fitzer,
1

The sea phases are some of the best parts about a cadetship as it gives you real world experience in a field which you have chosen to study at college

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