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Engine Cadet Programme (Scottish Professional Diploma)

City of Glasgow College

Venues

Riverside Campus

Content

You'll gain the necessary training and qualifications for employment as an Engineering Officer of the Watch. The HND in Marine Engineering will also give academic exemptions for management level exams further on in your career path, while the PDA Marine Management element will give exemptions from the IAMI Engineering Knowledge examination. There are a number of elements to the programme and also a compulsory sea time requirement of seven months.

Entry Requirements

Higher Maths and/or a physical science subject plus 4 subjects at National 5 including English, Maths and a physical science subject; or NC Shipping and Maritime Operations. Interview.

You must have a sponsoring company in order to fulfil the sea time requirement of this programme.

Progression Routes

This course prepares you for a career at sea in the Merchant Navy and in a number of different sectors such as offshore, cruise ships, oil tankers, LNG and chemical tankers.

Start Date

August

Qualification

Other

Study Method

Full time

Course Length

1 year

Department

Nautical Studies and Marine Engineering

SCQF Level

8

Career Sectors

Air Transport

Distribution

Rail Transport

Road Transport

Sea Transport