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Port of Dover Apprenticeships/Bursary


The Port of Dover is one of the district's largest employers and supports 22,000 jobs in the wider economy.  Requiring a wide range of skills, the Port offers apprenticeships in a variety of disciplines, including electrical and mechanical engineering, ICT, customer service, marketing and business administration.

2017 APPRENTICE RECRUITMENT OPEN NOW!  information see the Port of Dover website.



The Port of Dover offers a bursary scheme for 16-24 year olds in Dover (CT14-CT17 postcodes) who are starting port-related university courses in September 2016.  The scheme offers valuable financial assistance, along with potential career opportunities.   

Examples of degree courses considered as port-related include:

  • Economics and Business Management
  • Civil Engineering
  • Mechanical Engineering
  • Marine Technology with Marine Engineering

The value of each award is equivalent to one term’s fees, to a maximum of £3,000, per academic year, subject to satisfactory progress.  Register your interest here.