The Maritime Foundation NCFE (level 3 introductory certificate)

with UKSA

start date Contact UKSA for start dates2 years
salary Training Course
food and mealsLunch included
training providedTraining provided

We don't just offer certification and training, as a youth maritime charity, we can offer that something extra. We really look after our young people. Our careers students benefit from 1:1 mentoring, access to our careers network, realistic careers advice and help with CVs. We have a fantastic fleet, a waterfront 4-acre campus, inspirational instructors, and great facilities.

The Maritime Foundation NCFE (level 3 introductory certificate)

typical day What's it like

A typical day on this gap year project

If you want an alternative to school or 6th form college and have a passion for the outdoors, UKSA's two year Maritime Foundation NCFE (level 3 introductory certificate) could be what you are looking for. The course is aimed at those who have no prior experience in watersports or yachting and provides the essential skills, qualifications, and knowledge required to start a career within the Maritime Industry.

ideal candidate Project Requirements

Who would be a suitable participant?

Pre-requisites include...
*Students who do not have a 9-4 GCSE grades in English or Maths will be required to complete functional skills or GCSE’s in English and Maths, whilst attending the Maritime Foundation
*Successful interview at UKSA

our offer Project Benefits

What we can offer you

This course is fully-funded as part of a full-time 16-18 year-old further education (FE) programme. On completion of this course, learners are able to progress towards employment within the maritime sectors including watersports instruction, superyachts, merchant navy, Royal Navy, workboats and fisheries. Aiming towards roles such as seaman or deckhand.

While on site you can take advantage of our indoor heated swimming pool and study areas.


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