Instructions for filling out a new profile

 

Email: We recommend that you use your school e-mail or an e-mail address with firstname.lastname. Your e-mail address will be sent to the vessel and the shipping company and you want to be professional.

Password: Please follow the instructions for the password and write it down somewhere no one can find it.

First name and middle names: Please fill in your names as written in your passport.

Family name: Please fill in your last name as written in your passport.

Date of birth: Fill in your date of birth by choosing from the drop down menu.

Place of birth: Please fill in (as written in your passport) the city and the country.

Gender: Please choose from the drop down menu.

Nationality: For example for Finland write Finnish, for Sweden write Swedish, for Estonia write Estonian and so on. If you have a double nationality please write both with a / sign in between.

Language skills: Please mark the languages you understand and can speak (no need to be fluent for marking the language, it is not required for you to have all maritime vocabulary in many languages on your first on board training, this is something you will learn).

School: Please choose your school from the drop down menu.

Medical certificate: In the first box, please write the date it was ISSUED and in the second box the date it will EXPIRE. Remember to update your medical certificate a head of time before on board training, no placements will be given if the certificate is not valid.

Other information: Your private insurance, allergies and if wanted also requests for on board training. Will be read and fulfilled if possible, but please do understand the massive on board training puzzle with 1000 students per year.

Street address: Write your address, postal code and city.

Phone: Please be careful when typing your phone number, it is difficult to give you a placement if the number is wrong and you do not answer your email.

Next of kin: For example: mother, father, wife, husband, close friend, grandparent. A name (first name and family name) and a phone number is needed.

Tourist passport: Fill in your tourist passport and the expiration date.

Seaman passport: Fill in you seaman passport (seaman book for some countries). This is mandatory for everyone from a country where these are issued. If you do not have one and cannot get one, leave this field empty and contact the Apprentice Mill.

On board training: Fill in the first day you are available for on board training and in the other box the last day you are available for on board training.

Type of on board training: Please choose from the drop down menu. If you are applying for AT/YT and it is not included in your education (for example a Watchkeeping Officer student applying for engine practice) then please write this in the box “Other information”.

Number of sea days completed: This is a new question that was not in the old system, please count all your sea days completed and write them here, if you have both from deck and engine side, add them all together.