UK’s Top Ranked Officer Cadetships

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

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Engine and ETO application are open now. Applications for Deck Cadetship for September 2021 will open in January 2021

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 2016, 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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Bethany,
Deck Officer Cadet

My adventure began At Fleetwood Nautical College during an open...

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Rebecca,
Engineer Cadet

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

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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

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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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Bethany,
Deck Officer Cadet

The cadetship offered by Trinity/Chiltern seemed to suit me perfectly

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Rebecca,
Engineer Cadet

Over the coming weeks I was trained in...

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Becoming an ETO – Joining the...

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