Youngsters urged to sign up for cadetship

Supervisor Emily Moore, left, and deputy supervisor Becky Lansley, back right, with children from Hambledon Pre-School getting ready for their Muddy Puddle Walk for Save the Children

Tots are getting ready to splash in muddy puddles

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STUDENTS from Portsmouth and beyond are being encouraged to sign up for a Yachting Cadetship.

Isle of Wight-based youth charity UKSA carries out maritime training and still has 12 places left to fill on its Yachting Cadetship.

It is a structured three-year apprenticeship including a foundation degree in Operational Yacht Science with Plymouth University.

Training begins in October and allows students to earn while they learn and train for a lucrative career on superyachts.

Nine of the places are part funded via bursaries from the UK’s maritime charities, Trinity House and Seafarers UK.

UKSA cadetship manager, Emma Baggett, said: ‘These bursaries are a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity for the right candidates and geared towards MCA Officer of the Watch qualification.’

Email or contact Lauren on 01983 203038 for more details on funding, dates and a Yachting Cadetship application pack.

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