NCL Employment Process – Getting ready to go on board!

What happens next?

STEP 1 – NCL Pre-Employment Checks

Congratulations! NCL have offered you a position! You will receive an email containing contract details including salary, contract dates and ship assignment. The next step is to complete the Pre-Employment checks for NCL. This will take some time to complete as there are a number of different requirements.

  1. Accept the job offer in your Kings Recruit Profile
  2. Obtain a C1D Visa
  3. Scan Kings a copy of your passport – we need this ASAP to issue essential documentation for your US Embassy appointment
  4. Obtain a full medical check
  5. Obtain an ACRO criminal records police check – required if you haven’t had a DBS/CRB/PVG check within 12 months of your start date. A standard check will take circa 2 weeks and an express check 2-3 days.
  6. Obtain a First Aid and CPR Qualification – required if you do not already have a valid certificate covering all requirements
  7. Sign your Disclosure Authorisation
  8. Complete your Fingerprint form

Please email all of the above documents to

Please also email us a signed copy of your contract of employment once you such it

STEP 2 –NCL Information Packs

The NCL Information packs will assist you with the initial information you need on Health & Safety , Uniform Policy, suggested packing lists etc. It is important that you read both information packs before you go on board. Please don’t leave it until the last minute, especially the packing information & theme day manuals!

You must ensure that you are ready to jump straight into the fun when you get on board. It is your responsibility to ensure you are well equipped to deliver the Youth Program and you need to have clothes suitable for the theme days on board!

NCL Information Pack

NCL Themes Manual

STEP 3 – Online Learning

As part of your pre-employment process, you must complete the Online Learning programme, developed specifically to orientate you before you go on board. You will be given the website and login details by Janet Kim at NCL. If you have not received these 2 weeks before you go on board, then please contact The Kings Recruit Team.

STEP 4 – Flight Details

As you get closer to your departure date, Kings Recruit will get your flight information through.  Do not panic if you’ve not had confirmation 10 days before you’re due to depart. This is normal. NCL organise travel for a lot of staff each season.  If you have not heard from Kings Recruit 5 days before departure, then please contact us.

It is important that you take all your documentation, certificates and pre-employment receipts with you to ship. Without all paperwork you will not be allowed to board.

STEP 5 – Enjoy Yourself!

It’s great opportunity to do a job you love, and see the world. We love to know how our staff are getting on whilst on board ship. Keep in touch with us and let us have some of your photos and experiences on board.

Happy sailing!