UKSA, the sailing charity has introduced a maritime course for providing a pathway into the industry of seafaring for the students on Isle of Wight to opt for further education. The fully-funded course for 2 years is going to aim at people who have just passed GCSE and look forward to making a career in the field of maritime. This is a program which offers an alternative to the conventional academic options and will offer students the essential knowledge and skills required for the maritime position of entry-level.
The maritime course is going to make a pathway into the flagship course by Cowes-based charity, Superyacht Cadetship, and also the chance to work in the Royal Navy, Merchant Navy, and the onboard super-yachts. The education manager of UKSA, Will Satterly has stated that UKSA will decide to provide as many chances as possible to younger people across the Isle of Wight and also further into the field.(more…)