Engineering Apprenticeships Aren’t the Only Alternative to University

Engineering Apprenticeships Aren’t the Only Alternative to University / 07.10.2019

Engineering Apprenticeships Aren’t the Only Alternative to University

High-level apprenticeships offer a viable alternative to university with many advantages over traditional academic endeavors, chief amongst which is that apprenticeships actually pay you while you study up to degree level, as opposed to university which leaves the average student in the UK with debts of on average £50,000.

While there are many companies that offer apprenticeships, especially in the building services and engineering sector, for prospective engineers there is a third option; merchant navy engineering cadetships.

Chiltern Maritime offer cadet courses that will qualify you as an Engineering Officer through a combination of learning in college and practical assignments aboard the Merchant Navy fleet- including cruise liners and cargo ships. Engineering cadets will learn hands-on how to monitor and maintain the extensive mechanics of a large ship whilst traveling the world, and of course, being paid for their hard work on board.

There are many reasons to choose an engineering cadetship over an apprenticeship or University:

Apprenticeships Cadetships University
Earn While You Learn
Study To Degree Level
Internation Travel
Training On-Site
Training at College/ Uni
Pass Rate 70% 85% (Chiltern Maritime) ??
Tuition Cost £0 £0 £9,250

Find out more about how to apply for a cadetship and apply for a cadetship online.

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