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Nicole Fisher
BSc (Hons)


Warsash Maritime School

Nicole Fisher, Lecturer


Nicole is a lecturer on Solent's deck cadet academic programmes, specialising in navigational maths, and ship stability and construction.

Before joining Solent, she worked as an operational planner in both the cruise and aggregate dredging industries for two years, and as a deck officer on cruise vessels for five years.

Further information

While at sea, Nicole was involved in safety training projects, lay-up procedures, dry-docks, rebranding new vessels, creating maintenance paperwork, solo watch-keeping around Europe, LSA inspection, and maintenance.

After moving shoreside, she was primarily involved with both future and day-to-day operational planning, as well as auditing and crew training.

Taught courses

FdSc Nautical Science

If you have a sense of adventure and looking for a career that’s more than the usual ‘9 to 5’, you could train as a navigating officer in the UK’s merchant navy and travel the world while you work.

BSc (Hons) Nautical Science

Start your maritime career in one of the UK’s busiest ports, at training facilities that are among the best in the world – combining the hands-on training of a cadetship with a full academic degree.