Deck and Engineer Officer Training

Maritime Degree and Sponsorship…An Excellent Start to your Maritime Career

If you are looking to study for a degree whilst training for one of the more interesting careers around today, look no further. The Conway Merchant Navy Trust can sponsor you for a Nautical or Marine Engineering degree whilst you train to be a Deck or Engineer Officer in the Merchant Navy.

Check out the rest of this site for information on the Shipping Industry, Training, Entry requirements, and what the Trust can do to help you get started in your new career.

NEWS for applicants

Conway has now completed its intake recruitment for the September 2014 entry.  If you are interested in a career at sea through  Conway you may wish to return to this site  in June 2015 for an update on entry arrangements for that September.

Conway Trainees start their training and higher education in September. We commence accepting applications in the autumn of the preceding year from candidates who have, or expect to gain the relevant entry qualifications. For further details see our ENTRY page.

Did You Know...?
  • ...Deck Officers with a Class 1 Certificate of Competency (Master) plus a BSc Honours degree in Marine Science, have a range of career options open to them after they have gained experience at sea.

    These include Ship Management, Surveying, Management in Ports and Harbours, Pilotage, Teaching and Government service. In a number of cases this will, of course, require further study and qualification (such as a relevant degree) but their seagoing experience will be an important foundation...