Work in the offshore industry as a second officer to start and they as a position becomes available get promoted to chief officer.
5 years on self-unloading bulk carriers. Worked way up from 3rd officer to 2nd officer and now sails as chief officer.
Diploma of Nautical Science from the Marine Institute in St. John's Newfoundland, Canada.
Canadian First mate intermediate voyage, second mate foreign going licence.
Taught marine Emergency Duties for the Marine Institute for past two years in my off-time.