Training and education

At Maersk, we are dedicated to building specialized teams made up of the very best people for the job at hand. A commitment to recruiting the best talent involves a commitment to training and education throughout your career. In this way, we can be sure that you – and we – can stay continually ahead of the marketplace.

Trainee programmes and graduate programmes

Maersk offers a wide selection of training programmes for recent graduates and entry-level employees, including our Officer Education Programme, Cadet Training Programme, and our world-renowned Maersk Graduate Training Programme. These programmes are offered to high-performing graduates or otherwise talented young people who are committed to a career in one of our exciting business areas. 

Training and education is a career-long commitment

Maersk is passionate about learning as a career-long process. We offer all the learning tools and training programmes you’d expect from a company of our size, and we encourage our employees to take on genuine ownership of their learning as they help to shape their own career paths.

The businesses we operate in require that we constantly adapt to changing times – applying innovative ideas and technologies to help meet new market needs. That’s why we’ll encourage you to challenge the status quo and voice your opinions, even if they are new or different.

Management training

'Excellence in leadership is a top priority at Maersk. All leaders are offered on-going development opportunities to ensure they are up-to-date with the latest knowledge and have the skills and competence necessary to steer their teams successfully into the future.

Training programmes and training simulators


LET training session

Natural disasters and the breakdown of a society's infrastrucure is a revealing reminder of the importance of logistics and infrastructure, which in everyday life is taken for granted. Agility, Maersk, TNT and UPS have formed a partnership called the "Logistics Emergency Teams" (LET) lending its' support and expertise to the World Food Programme.

Maersk drilling simulator

The high-end rigs in Maersk Drilling's fleet can be recreated virtually in the simulator to include all rig specific equipment and control systems. This will enable the crews to train specifically in the surroundings they will be met by when on board the rig.

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