Lesson series (CAD016)

Cadet to Officer

This course is designed to support cadets as they make this transition, equipping them with the knowledge, skills, and mindset necessary to excel in their new role as maritime officers.
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Course Information


This is an information & Awareness Course


A stable internet is required for parts of this course


This course is presented in English

Skill Level

All skill levels 

Flag Classification

Not Required



Course Description

The transition from maritime cadet to officer marks a significant milestone in a seafarer's career, signalling increased responsibility, leadership, and decision-making authority. This course is designed to support cadets as they make this transition, equipping them with the knowledge, skills, and mindset necessary to excel in their new role as maritime officers

Course Sections

  • Introduction to a new life as an officer

  • A guide to several firsts, going a ship, first watch 

  • Leadership fundamentals, setting the tone

  • Critical decision making skills

  • Professional development, setting career goals

Learning Objectives

Learning Objective 1

A good understanding of post examination success, including next steps

Learning Objective 2

A basic understanding of the processes in joining a new ship including expectations

Learning Objective 3

An understanding of the new responsibilities and actions required as an officer

Learning Objective 4

An understand of the importance of setting the right tone and understanding leadership skills

Learning Objective 5

A good understanding of critical decision making 

Learning Objective 6

Knowledge of setting career development plans and goals

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