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Advice for my dad - wanting to join

Hello all,

I am wondering if any of you would be able to give my dad some advice. He has worked for 30 years as an electrician, working for the majority of that aboard maintaining, planning and wiring large concert venues. He has a significant amount of qualifications to go with this and got his start working on radar systems in the RN. He is as far as i am aware lacking a HND though and so i am wondering what if any role would be suitable for him? As Systems Engineer officer lines up with what he would like to do best but asks for a HND.

Thank you,
Andrew
 

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I am wondering if any of you would be able to give my dad some advice.

what was his rank/rate when he left the RN? the recruitment team can be unfortunately rather rigid in their interpretation of required qualifications, but depending how short we are of SE recruits his prior RN experience may be enough to swing it.

Otherwise plan B talk to a university or one of the merchant navy colleges and see what credit they may give him for his current qualifications and experience. It might be that he only has to complete a couple of modules to get an HND.
 
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