The marine industry is at the forefront of innovation, pioneering new technology, world-renowned craftsmanship and a world leader in design. There is huge scope for career development in this industry, so if you like being hands-on and have a passion for all things marine engineering and boat building, this could be the career path for you.
As a boat building apprentice, you’ll work under the supervision of others to complete tasks including boat handling, support, repair and outfitting.
You will be given training in installation and repair of on-board electrical, environmental and propulsion systems focusing primarily on internal systems. You’ll develop the skills required to work as a professional boatbuilder responsible for building, re-fitting and reparing marine craft including yachts, workboats and superyachts.
Our Personal Tutors will deliver high-quality face-to-face learning and coaching and provide all the resources you will need to progress quickly. Our intuitive learner management system ‘Bud’ will really bring the subject to life through interactive learning tools, access to complementary online resources and relevant social communities, as well as provide real-time information so that you will always know where you’re at in your learner journey.
This apprenticeship will develop your employees’ knowledge, skills and behaviours in the following areas:
As a worker in the marine industry, you may already be looking to develop your specialist skills and looking to progress further in roles such as Marine Surveyor, Marina Manager, Yacht Broker or Skipper.
Diverse career opportunities are available in the leisure, small commercial and superyacht industry. Over 4400 companies with a combined worth of nearly £3 billion have a variety of career opportunities that could suit you. The industry is also at the forefront of innovation, pioneering new technology, world-renowned craftsmanship and a world leader in design.
This has been one of the most enjoyable experiences of my life and it has given me a unique set of skills to help me further my career in the marine industry. Before I started this course, I had no idea what I wanted to do with regards to my career but now that has completely changed.
This apprenticeship is ideal for any of your employees who work within a marina (including coastal, inland, river, waterway docks, basins with moorings and services for vessels) or a boatyard setting (waterside locations where vessels are built, maintained, docked, or stored) and are responsible for the safe, effective and efficient running of your environment.
This apprenticeship is ideal for any of your employees who work on marine craft including yachts, commercial craft and superyachts in a boat building or restoration role.
These employees will manufacture, assemble, strip, repair and re-build components, learn to install, maintain, fault find and repair marine engines, ancillary systems and equipment.