CALMAC have launched a fresh recruitment drive to find the best seagoing apprentice candidates.

The firm is seeking the most dedicated and enthusiastic 17–24-year-olds from across the CalMac network area who have a genuine passion for starting an exciting maritime career.

Benefits of joining the popular CalMac Modern Apprenticeship Programme include college, travel, accommodation and cover for meals when you are away from home - no student loans required.

CalMac is a recognised leader of seagoing apprenticeships, named by the Merchant Navy Training Board as one of the top five UK companies for maritime apprentice schemes.

More than 150 young people have trained through the scheme since it was set up in 2013.

Applicants can view the apprenticeships on offer and complete applications online at