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Museum Ship Keeping training opportunity

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Museum Ship Keeping training opportunity
Museum Ship Keeping training opportunity

Fixed Term Traineeships for 12 Months

We are looking for people who are passionate about a career working in maritime heritage to take part in a unique programme. This traineeship is offering a once in a lifetime opportunity to the traditional skills for maintaining, conserving and interpreting historic boats.

Funded by the Heritage Lottery Fund, delivered by National Historic Ships and in partnership with eight host organisations including the Scottish Fisheries Museum, this programme is ideal for someone seeking a career as a maritime curator, ship-keeper or conservator. During the year you will have the opportunity to gain experience in a variety of environments, including maritime museums, traditional operating boats and educational environments.

The programme also offers parallel Traditional Seafarer training opportunities: ideal for someone seeking a career as a professional seafarer. Over the year you will have the opportunity to gain experience in a variety of environments, including traditional boats, maritime museums, educational environments and spend a season aboard a historic boat at sea.

We wish to hear from a diverse range of applicants. No experience is necessary, just good communication skills, a flexible approach and the ability to work as part of a team. Above all, you must have interest in a long term career in the maritime heritage sector. So if this sounds like you visit National Historic Ships to find out more, or submit your expression of interest form online and we will contact you with more details.

Starting: October 2018

Closing Date: 19th June 2018

Bursary Payment: £12,000 per annum

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The Scottish Fisheries Museum Trust Ltd
St Ayles, Harbourhead, Anstruther, Fife KY10 3AB
E-mail: enquiries@scotfishmuseum.org
Tel (within UK): 01333 310628
Tel (from outside UK): +44 1333 310628
Charity Number: SC 006185 VAT Reg Number: 270 2790 64
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