Minesweeper in the Navy (Frederikshavn)

City Student Scholarships Category Duration Admission Requirements Education Institution
Aalborg Lønnet praktik Danish Military Educations 1 year Folkeskole Defence command
City Aalborg
Student Scholarships Lønnet praktik
Category Danish Military Educations
Duration 1 year
Admission Requirements Folkeskole
Education Institution Defence command
Minesweeper in the Navy (Frederikshavn)

There have been about 15,000 mines in the Danish waters. There are still a few pieces here and there, but they are not active. So it is not as current with minerydderi in Denmark at present. But as we often send ships out to missions in other countries where we among other things, helps remove mines, we still need trained people for these missions.

One deminer is part of the crew on a mine clearance vessel. Here you are as a deminer specializes in locating, defuse and blow up mines, ammunition and other weapons into the sea.

There is in mine clearance vessels are highly sophisticated equipment such. sonar, remote-controlled drones and underwater robots that can locate and defuse objects on the seabed.

As deminer you will use the equipment, sail with drones and in your daily work have responsibility for equipment and maintenance of this. Also included you in the ship's other routines and tasks.

You will as a graduate deminer could be deployed to international missions, but often you will just set off on extended trips to Greenland and the Faroe Islands.

Job Opportunities


Special admission requirements

Physical test, written test and a personal evaluation.

Application deadlines

Please see: Defence education website