Young Ship's Officer charts the ship's course

Ship's Officer

Ship's Officers navigate and control the safe operation of ships and supervise and coordinate the activities of deck crew.

Overview

Ship's Officers navigate and control the safe operation of ships and supervise and coordinate the activities of deck crew.

Day-to-day

  • navigates a ship by supervising the ship's course and speed according to pre-determined passage plans and safety procedures.

Considerations

  • working outdoors.

Occupation snapshot
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Stable
Apprenticeships may be available

To become a Ship's Officer

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