Senior Management Maritime Courses - Virtual Event

Senior Marine Open Event - October 2020

South Shields Marine School are adapting to the 'new normal' with an innovative remote learning approach, which marks the beginning of our exciting, new flexible remote offer. All senior marine courses will now be delivered remotely, making it accessible to all - regardless of location! 

By studying at the marine school, you will gain the internationally recognised skills and MCA qualifications necessary for a career as a senior officer. 

We offer an extensive programme of senior marine training courses from navigation to engineering whilst also tailoring our courses to the specific needs of the individual or employer, meeting the requirements of the industries, companies and individuals we serve. 

If you'd like to find out more about our senior and remote learning courses, come along to our virtual senior management event on Wednesday 28th October, 11am-1pm (GMT) or 4.30pm-6.30pm (IST). 

You'll have the opportunity to chat to our highly experienced and knowledgeable team for advice on course content, eligibility and start dates. 

The event will be virtual via our LiveChat portal on our website which is located in the bottom right-hand corner. Our Indian Partner (School of Marine Education) will also be available to answer overseas enquiries and to explain the benefits of our innovative remote learning programme. 

Once all your questions have been answered, you will be able to submit an application to study at our award-winning college and enrol on one of our senior management courses. 

Click HERE to register! 




Are you aged 16+ and left school? An exciting opportunity awaits!

Discover your route into the Merchant Navy at South Shields Marine School by applying for our pre-cadetship programme. 

All you have to do is visit our website and click the LiveChat portal then you will be transferred instantly to our maritime experts. After all your questions have been answered, you can then apply online! 

Our pre-cadet programme is an introductory one-year training course which will teach you the skills to get a head start in the maritime industry and we are confident that there is no better way than South Shields Marine School to set yourself up for a successful career at sea. It can also lead to full-time sponsorship from a shipping company. 



Open Night - November 3rd 2020


Are you looking for a challenging career in a dynamic and exciting environment where no two days are ever the same? If the answer is yes, then a career at sea could be for you. And if you are looking for the best - then that's us. We are one of four colleges in the UK to be awarded the prestigious Queen's Anniversary Prize for Higher and Further Education, the highest university or college award, demonstrating our commitment in supporting each and every student to excel and succeed. 

When it comes to starting your maritime journey, we offer a one one-year introductory pre-cadet college programme in navigation (deck) or engineering which will prepare you for the next steps in your maritime career. It can also lead to great progression opportunities for those eventually seeking funded sponsorship with shipping companies. 

The best way to find out everything you need to know about what we do and how we do it is at one of our open events. You’ll chat to our maritime experts, discuss career options with our dedicated careers advisors, have a tour of the facilities and get the information you need to make the right choice for you.

Our next event is virtual via our LiveChat platform, so you can still find out everything you need to know from the comfort of your own home. Register your attendance here, then at the open night you simply head to the LiveChat box at the bottom right-hand corner of the website.