Training and development
to further your dream
Our aim is to sponsor a number of officer trainees each year, recruited and managed by contracted training management organisations.
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Cadet training

Each year we aim to sponsor a number of officer trainees. These trainees will be recruited and managed by our chosen contracted training providers, with their training directed by the MEF Officer Training Good Practice Guidelines.
If you would like more information on officer cadet opportunities in the Merchant Navy or how to apply for sponsorship, visit:
Careers At Sea
To apply for MEF sponsored cadet programmes please contact the current contracted training management organisation below:
Anglo Eastern Chiltern Maritime Clyde Marine Training V Ships SSTG
The Maritime Educational Foundation (MEF) Trustees have agreed to increase their Cadet bursaries by 25% following the changes in SMarT funding.

This significant increase demonstrates the MEF’s commitment to Cadet training, providing essential support, (1/2) https://t.co/j0CMNQ0l2X
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Our week long programme is designed to enhance the leadership and management skills of our trainees, with the aim to strengthen employability prospects
once qualified.
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