Marine Engineering Apprenticeship Level 3
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Additional Information - You will attend lectures 1 day per week for 2 years.
Who is this course for?
This apprenticeship is designed for people who want to train on the job to become fully qualified in marine engineering; while laying the foundation for a career in building, fitting out, finishing or maintaining boats.
You must have good practical and hand skills, be able to follow technical drawings and work carefully and methodically.
This is a follow on course from the Level 2 Marine Engineering Apprenticeship, and supports a variety of positions e.g. boat builder, carpenter, marine electrics and marine engineer.
To enrol in this apprenticeship, you need to be aged 16 and over, ideally have a minimum of 5 GCSEs at Grade C (preferably English, Maths and IT) and be employed within a suitable position.
You must have completed the Level 2 Marine Engineering Certificate or have the relevant experience.
If you are interested in this apprenticeship and do not have the required GCSEs or an employer, speak to one of our Cornwall College Business Liaison Officers on 0800 731 7594.
What will I be doing on the course?
You will study on a part time basis and attend lectures at the Falmouth campus 1 day per week for 2 years.
During this apprenticeship you will have the opportunity to select your pathway and units to suit your job. You will build onto your Level 2 Certificate and develop advanced skills by undertaking complex tasks e.g. fitting out of boats, servicing and maintenance of marine engines, principles of marine electrical systems, and producing and repairing hulls and decks.
Depending on your workplace, you may work on variety of boats e.g. ships, tankers, ferry boats, fishing vessels or sporting boats.
You will put together a portfolio of evidence to show that you are competent at the tasks you do every day, while receiving support from experienced Cornwall College tutors.
Upon successful completion, you will be awarded the following qualifications:
- Level 3 NVQ Diploma in Marine Engineering
- Level 2 BTEC Diploma in Engineering Technology
What can I do after the course?
With a Level 3 Marine Engineering Diploma, you are qualified to the level of a craftsperson or technician.
In the future, you could work as a designer, fitter, operator, project manager or programme director. This course could take you in a variety of directions.
You may be interested in studying further and complete a Diploma in Engineering Leadership, Diploma in Business Improvement, Diploma in People Management, FdSc Engineering, HNC Engineering or an BSc(Hons) Mechanical Design and Manufacture.
If you are interested in this apprenticeship, contact Cornwall College Business and complete an online apprenticeship form. If you meet the requirements, you will be invited for an interview and be given advice and guidance on how to proceed.
There are no apprenticeship course fees charged for anyone between the ages of 16 and 18. For those aged 19 and over, fees do apply.
Contact us for more information.