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Join us on the Journey

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Cadet Training Programme

We can offer you one of the best Cadet Training Programmes in the UK. Every year we recruit select individuals and put them through the Cadet Training Programme. It’s hard work but the rewards are truly excellent – the start of a career at sea, anywhere in the world (available to UK Passport Holders only).

You Choose...

Our three year training programme offers you the opportunity to choose between a career path to become a Marine Engineer or a Deck Officer. Either career will open up a great many opportunities to work in interesting and demanding positions each with their own potential for personal development.

How to apply

Candidates who would like to apply for this position should either:

or send their full CV to:

Crewing Services (Aberdeen) Ltd,
12 Queens Road, Aberdeen,
AB15 4ZT, Scotland, UK


Key Benefits


Get paid a competitive salary while you train.

Get recognised academic and professional qualifications after three years.

Join a family shipping company with over 80 years experience.

Excellent career prospects around the world both at sea and onshore.

Structured career path to achieve Master or Chief Engineer.


Academic Entry Requirements

Candidates holding GSCE or SCE Standard Grade qualifications
Candidates must hold at least Physics (or Combined Science), English (or subject using English) and at least 2 other subjects at Grades A-C (GCSE's) or Grades 1-3 (Standard Grades). You must also have passed Mathematics at Grade B (GCSE) or Grade 2 (Standard Grade).

Candidates holding A-Levels/Highers qualifications
Candidates entering with A-Levels/Highers must hold the core subjects referred to above at either GCSE/SCE Standard Grade or A-Level/Higher or hold equivalent qualifications.

Other Training Programmes Leading to Officer Qualifications
A range of previous qualifications and experience may be considered, including shore based engineering studies, relevant marine diplomas and degrees, engineering apprenticeships and marine experience in The Services.