Below are details of some of the funding opportunities that may be available to you if you are a commercial seafarer, to assist with the cost of your training. 

Don't hesitate to get in touch with the office for more details

Nautilus Slater Fund 

Nautilus funding is available for any course that leads to an MCA Certificate of Competence such as Master 200gt & Master 500gt. STCW, ECDIS, and Master 200gt Prep courses are all accepted courses. MCA Small Ships Navigation & Radar may also be accepted. 

Please click on the image to be taken to the Slater Fund website where you can apply for funding.

Support for Maritime Training (SMarT) Funding

SMarT funding is claimed on behalf of trainees by sponsoring companies enrolled in the scheme. 

It’s designed to help support up to 50% of training costs, subject to eligibility requirements for MCA Courses. The MCA is considering opening the funding pathway to include RYA Courses leading to a National Watchrating Certificate. 

If you're a company looking to apply for funding, please contact Euan for up-to-date information on which courses are eligible for funding.