Did You Know?

In addition to being hands on with boats, you will receive first-aid certification training, learn inshore navigation and chartwork, how to make a seafloor map, how to predict winds and waves from meteorological data, as well as to identify marine biotopes and sediments commonly found in the UK and beyond.

What this opportunity offers you
• Prime STCW95 offshore Safety training • Internationally recognised certification • Useful for personal and professional life
The skills you will gain that will impress employers:
  • Career management skills
  • Commercial awareness skills
  • Communication skills
  • Creativity skills
  • Critical thinking skills
  • Intellectual and subject knowledge skills
  • Leadership skills
  • Persuading/negotiating/influencing skills
  • Problem solving and analytical skills
  • Self-management and personal effectiveness skills
  • Social responsibility and global awareness skills
  • Team working skills

Find out more about what these skills mean.

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Sea Survival is an important aspect of fieldwork when you leave University and enter the big wide world. This helps you climb the professional ladder and be more desirable very other job applicants. While at university it increases your responsibility on Callista/Bill Conway and gives you more confidence during offshore sampling.
Kirsty Bradley MSci Marine Biology Graduate
Available to:
All Marine Biology and Oceanography students