This cadetship is designed for those interested in engineering but with a strong bias towards electrical and electronic systems.

Electro-Technical Officers are responsible to the Chief Engineer for the efficient performance and maintenance of all the ships electrical and electronic systems. These include items such as GMDSS (global maritime distress safety system) radio equipment, navigation equipment such as radar, echo sounders and gyro compasses, fire alarm systems, power generation and distribution systems and all other electronic and electrical systems onboard.