Public Services & Maritime Cadets pathway

The Public Services and Maritime Cadets Pathway opens doors to the maritime and logistics industry. This industry offers a range of well-paid and challenging opportunities, giving you the chance to travel the world and experience an exciting and different lifestyle – both offshore and onshore.

The Maritime and Logistics Pathway is your first step towards an exciting career, giving you a broad foundation of knowledge as well as offering significant opportunities to develop practical skills. You will learn the components of the maritime sector and why they are important economically, find out about key maritime career pathways, be able to distinguish between different types of vessels in common use and understand the importance of protecting the marine environment.

You will also learn about the logistics industry, which is responsible for most of the trade in the UK. It is especially relied upon for passenger transport, which includes buses, airlines and railways. You can work towards a rewarding career in areas such as freight forwarding, transport management and e-commerce, with exciting future jobs in automation and other digital innovations also on the horizon.

Upon successful completion of the course, you will have the opportunity to take another year of study to build on your skills before you can apply to our Humber Maritime College . This offers fully-funded training and a direct pathway into a career in the Merchant Navy as a deck officer or engineering officer .