Lowestoft College is a Further Education college in Lowestoft, Suffolk. It is affiliated to University Campus Suffolk through which it offers a range of Higher Education degree courses. The College works with two school partnerships, North Suffolk and Lowestoft, delivering vocational training in Lowestoft and also at Halesworth in the North Suffolk Skills Centre.

Lowestoft College is one of the UK’s leading providers of training to the maritime and offshore industries. The Maritime and Offshore Centre is committed to the delivery of first class training to seafarers and offshore personnel.

  •  Lowestoft has a strong Maritime heritage and the college has close links to the Maritime and Energy industries
  •  Its specialist Maritime provision attracts many international students for Captaincy accreditation, as well as supporting the growing needs of the East of England’s renewables sectors
  • Current facilities include Bridge Simulation, Electronic Navigation and Charting as well as Survival at Sea training where a range of severe weather conditions are simulated in a dedicated environmental pool

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Programme: Class-2 Cheif Mate (Deck) course

Intake: January/May/September

Entry Requirements: 18 months sea service & IELTS score- 4.0

Programme:Class-3 Officer of the Watch (Deck) course


Entry Requirements: 36 months sea service & IELTS score-4.0