Q. I'm interested but don't have any knowledge of the NTC or Seamanship, so is there any point in me joining?

A. Yes, it doesn't matter, we will teach you everything that you need to know


Q. It all looks good, but I don't want to camp, do I have to?

A. No, no extra activity is compulsory.


Q. Do you get paid to do this?

A. No, all Nautical Training Corps personnel are volunteers


Q. Can I help but not come every week?

A. Yes, you can either join our fundraising committee or become a Registered Instructor


Q. I'm not sure if I would be any good, but want to have a go, can I?

A. Yes, you will get a trial period to decide if you like it before you join.


Q. Are then any checks you run before I am allowed to join?

A. Yes, when you join, you will be asked to provide two referees and we will run a CRB check on you. You will not be allowed to work unsupervised with the cadets until these checks have been run.


Q. Do I have to wear a uniform?

A. You do if you join as an officer or Registered Instructor, but as a committee member, you do not.