Port marine operations officer apprenticeship

Assist in ensuring the safe transit and handling of vessels into and out of the port

The port marine operations team assists in ensuring the safe transit and handling of vessels into and out of the port. During the port marine operations officer apprenticeship, you may work as a leader or member of a port or harbour marine operations team and will be involved in the berthing of vessels; port control and marine services; operation of harbours and marinas; conservancy; environmental protection; statutory compliance; and the operation of harbour marine craft. This is a highly responsible position with a key contribution to the safe and efficient operation of the harbour. This apprenticeship is designed to give hands-on training in all aspects of port marine operations, such as lock and dock operations, mooring boat operations, health and safety tasks within a port operation, radio room and marine control centre operations. The role may involve shift working and working in all environments.


Duration: 24 months

Relevant school subjects: Geography

Entry requirements for the port marine operations officer apprenticeship: Depend on employer, but likely A-levels or equivalent qualifications or relevant experience

Achievement upon completion: Level 4 (Higher)—equivalent to a foundation degree

Potential salary upon completion: £29,000 per annum

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