Thames Marine Academy
Training the future of the workboat industry
An 18 month vocational programmes of workshops, courses and workplace-based assessments leading to the award of the internationally recognised Boatmaster Licence or STCW Master <500GT near-coastal CoC
Captain Edmund Hadnett is a marine professional. A former Royal Navy navigation officer, Master Mariner and Marine Pilot with 2 major port authorities.
The Academy receives many enquiries from people seeking careers in the marine industry. We’d like to give clarity to the process and assist those who wish to embark on a career that still remains today “a great adventure”.
There are 2 routes to the Boatmaster Licence, through a government funded Apprenticeship Scheme, or the exam route.