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D-188
Cadet Training - Engineering Branch Cadet

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The Engineering Branch Cadet will be trained to a level whereby he/ she can fill an appointment as a ships’ Marine Engineering Officer. 

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The Engineering Officer is responsible for everything that keeps a ship afloat, moving and habitable. Not a CAO Course.


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D-188 - Cadet Training - Engineering Branch Cadet
National Maritime College of Ire

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D-188 - Cadet Training - Engineering Branch Cadet
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After commissioning, training continues both at sea and ashore until the Officer is fully qualified to take up an appointment as a Marine Engineer Officer onboard ship.



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