Study debt free for a career at sea

23 March 2011

Lairdside Maritime Centre will be hosting a Careers at Sea Open Day for school leavers and Year 11 onwards which will be attended by many leading UK Shipping companies.

Date: Saturday 26 March 2011
Time: 10.00 am to 4.00 pm
Venue: Lairdside Maritime Centre, Liverpool John Moores University, 3 Vanguard Way, Campbeltown Road, Birkenhead, CH41 9HX

There are many career opportunities in the Merchant Navy as a Deck Officer or Engineering Officer and there are a number of shipping companies that sponsor trainees at the beginning of their careers, funding tuition fees and living allowances to allow trainees to Study Debt Free for a Career at Sea.

Image of merchant shipsLJMU offers Deck Officer and Engineering degree programmes which are 3 or 4 years duration consisting of University phases and Sea phases within each year.  The sponsoring shipping companies recruit the trainees and then place them at LJMU and other institutions.

Once qualified there’s a wide range of career opportunities in the Merchant Navy on Containers, Bulk Carriers, Tankers and Cruise Liners.

For further information please call Helen Guest on 0151 647 0494 or email

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