Established in 2008

Supporting Cornwall's world-class Marine sector

Cornwall Marine Academy was created to find solutions to the issues local Marine businesses were facing when trying to employ young people into their workforce.

Established in 2008

Supporting Cornwall's world-class Marine sector

Cornwall Marine Academy was created to find solutions to the issues local Marine businesses were facing when trying to employ young people into their workforce.

Established in 2008

Supporting Cornwall's world-class Marine sector

Cornwall Marine Academy was created to find solutions to the issues local Marine businesses were facing when trying to employ young people into their workforce.

35,000

young people have received Marine careers advice from Cornwall Marine Academy

Our Solution

Employers identified insufficient employability skills, young people lacking awareness of career opportunities in the Marine sector, a lack of any meaningful work-experience and a poor work ethic

Since 2008, CMA has delivered careers advice to more than 35,000 young people across Cornwall. CMA has gained an excellent track-record of delivering industry-led programmes; including careers advice, taster sessions, employability skills, work placements at Marine businesses’ premises, industry recognised vocational qualifications, 1:1 mentoring and group-work and training embedded into the school curriculum.

5,115

Jobs and Apprenticeships

£42M

Secured for Investment

£500M

Generated GVA for Cornwall

35,000

Young People have received careers advice

3,500

Young people (14 -16) have so far received real-life work-experience

105+

Volunteer Marine Ambassadors have supported and visited 32 secondary schools - providing vocational work-experiences at their premises

Case Studies

Hear how we're helping individuals gain their first steps on the Marine career ladder