Lesson series (CAD001)

Introduction to the Maritime Industry

This all-encompassing guide is perfect for individuals contemplating a career in the maritime industry or for those who have recently embarked on their maritime journey
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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

This comprehensive course offers in-depth insights into various sectors within the maritime industry. We delve into the maritime history, emerging fields like cybersecurity and blockchain, as well as future shipping concepts. You'll gain a thorough understanding of diverse careers and industries such as surveying, ship building, port operations, offshore energy, maritime tourism and maritime law. Equally crucial, we provide guidance on onshore career prospects following the completion of your cadetship.

Course Sections

  • Introduction to the maritime industry

  • A guide to a modern day vessel

  • Roles & responsibilities onboard

  • Different vessel types

  • Pro's & Con's of a career at sea

  • A guide to maritime cadetships

  • Career opportunities ashore

Learning Objectives

Learning Objective 1

A good understanding of all aspects of the maritime Industry

Learning Objective 2

A basic understanding of the various roles & responsibilities onboard a vessel

Learning Objective 3

An understanding of the various types of vessels that operate at sea

Learning Objective 4

An overview of the positives & negatives of a career at sea

Learning Objective 5

A good understanding of the types of maritime cadetships for both deck and engine departments

Learning Objective 6

Knowledge of the various types of careers and opportunities that exist shoreside within the maritime industry

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