Maritime Pathways and Training Scheme

Offshore is pleased to announce an exciting new opportunity for young people to gain some CV enhancing training and experiences.

What is MPaTS? MPaTS has been developed as a hands on practical training scheme. It is designed to provide prospective maritime employers with a supply of well rounded people, that have a genuine interest in the sector. The candidates will have the opportunity to gain RYA qualifications, visit local maritime industries to see the types of work available. They will also be able to gain experiences and life skills that will enhance their CV when applying to prospective employers. MPaTS is a fully funded course, so it is free to successful candidates.

What MPaTS will do for you. The course will provide you with training in a variety of maritime subjects including:-

  • RYA Competent Crew certificate.
  • RYA Powerboat Level 2 certificate and general boat handling.
  • RYA First Aid certificate.
  • Industry visits to local marine employers.
  • Advice on CV writing, job applications and interview technique.

Who is it for? The scheme is open to:-

  • Any young person aged 17 - 25.
  • Applicants from coastal communities encouraged.
  • A £50 deposit will be charged. This will be refunded on completion of the course.
  • All accommodation, food and waterproof clothing will be provided as part of the course.

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