Maritime Defence (Competence) (4615)

Last Updated: 11 Oct 2017

4615 Maritime Defence (Competence)

The qualifications within this suite are included within the Engineering Technician apprenticeship standard. The apprenticeship is for Engineering Technicians in the Aerospace, Aviation, Automotive, Maritime Defence and wider Advanced Manufacturing and Engineering Sector. Qualifications within the 4615 suite relate to the following occupations:

  • Maritime Electrical Fitter
  • Maritime Mechanical Fitter
  • Maritime Fabricator
  • Maritime Pipeworker

4615-02 Level 2 Diploma in Maritime Defence (Foundation Competence)

The Level 2 Diploma in Maritime Defence (Foundation Competence) is for learners who are interested in developing the specific skills and competency for people who want to work in the Aerospace and Aviation sector within the military.

This Level 2 qualification is aimed at learners aged 16-18, 19+.

4615-03 Level 3 Diploma in Maritime Defence (Development Competence)

The Level 3 Diploma in Maritime Defence (Development Competence) is for learners who are interested in developing the specific skills and competency for people who want to work in the Aerospace and Aviation sector within the military.

This Level 3 qualification is aimed at learners aged 16-18, 19+.

This qualification is specifically for learners who work in the Maritime sector as a Maritime Fabricator, Maritime Electrical Fitter, Maritime Pipefitter and Maritime Mechanical Fitter within the military.
Available to deliver in the following:
  • England

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General Information

What Is Involved In Studying This Course?

Learners interested in the 4615-02 Level 2 Diploma in Maritime Defence (Foundation Competence) & will study the following:

Compulsory topics include:

  • Complying with statutory regulations and organisational safety requirements
  • Working efficiently and effectively in an engineering environment
  • Using and communicating technical information

Learners will also be able to choose additional optional topics, including:

  • Producing components using hand fitting techniques
  • Forming and assembling pipework systems
  • Assembling and testing fluid power systems
  • Producing mechanical assemblies
  • Maintaining fluid power equipment
  • Preparing and using manual metal arc welding equipment
  • Wiring and testing electrical equipment and circuits

4615-03 Learners interested in the Level 3 Diploma in Maritime Defence (Development Competence) will study the following:

Compulsory topics include:

  • Complying with statutory regulations and organisational safety requirements
  • Using and interpreting engineering data and documentation
  • Working efficiently and effectively in advanced manufacturing and engineering

Learners will also be able to choose additional optional topics, including:

  • Bending and forming marine pipe using bending machines and hand methods
  • Installing marine pipework, components and systems
  • Preparing and testing marine pipework systems
  • Assembling marine pipework
  • Surveying marine pipework systems
  • Joining marine pipework by manual torch brazing and soldering

What Careers Can This Lead To?

This qualification is specifically for learners who work in the Maritime sector as a Maritime Fabricator, Maritime Electrical Fitter, Maritime Pipefitter and Maritime Mechanical Fitter within the military. On successful completion of the standard candidates are able to progress to Higher Technician Family of Apprenticeships.

What Is Involved With Delivering This Course?

To deliver these qualifications, centres will need to provide their learners with a suitable learning environment and the resources they need to complete the practical aspects of the qualification.

Level 2

Level 2 Diploma in Maritime Defence (Foundation Competence) (4615-02)

Last Registration Date: 31 Aug 2021 Supportive services: Learning Assistant
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Level 2 Diploma in Maritime Defence (Foundation Competence)

  • Accreditation No: 603/2424/7 This is a reference number related to UK accreditation framework
  • Type: VRQ This is categorisation to help define qualification attributes e.g. type of assessment
  • Credits: Data unavailable Credits are a measure of the size of the qualification
  • Guided Learning Hours: 420 - 420 This is the average contact time a centre would typically commit
  • Data unavailable
  • Key Stage: Data unavailable This shows the equivalent Key Stage level.
  • Last Certification: 31/08/2023 This is the last date that a certificate can be issued

Level 2 Diploma in Maritime Defence (Foundation Competence)

  • Accreditation No: Data unavailable This is a reference number related to UK accreditation framework
  • Type: Credit based qualification This is categorisation to help define qualification attributes e.g. type of assessment
  • Credits: Data unavailable Credits are a measure of the size of the qualification
  • Guided Learning Hours: 420 - 420 This is the average contact time a centre would typically commit
  • Data unavailable
  • Key Stage: Data unavailable This shows the equivalent Key Stage level.
  • Last Certification: 31/08/2023 This is the last date that a certificate can be issued

Level 3

Level 3 Diploma in Maritime Defence (Development Competence) (4615-03)

Last Registration Date: 31 Aug 2021 Supportive services: Learning Assistant

Level 3 Diploma in Maritime Defence (Development Competence)

  • Accreditation No: 603/2423/5 This is a reference number related to UK accreditation framework
  • Type: Credit based qualification This is categorisation to help define qualification attributes e.g. type of assessment
  • Credits: Data unavailable Credits are a measure of the size of the qualification
  • Guided Learning Hours: 1482 - 1482 This is the average contact time a centre would typically commit
  • Data unavailable
  • Key Stage: Data unavailable This shows the equivalent Key Stage level.
  • Last Certification: 31/08/2024 This is the last date that a certificate can be issued

Level 3 Diploma in Maritime Defence (Development Competence)

  • Accreditation No: Data unavailable This is a reference number related to UK accreditation framework
  • Type: Credit based qualification This is categorisation to help define qualification attributes e.g. type of assessment
  • Credits: Data unavailable Credits are a measure of the size of the qualification
  • Guided Learning Hours: 1482 - 1482 This is the average contact time a centre would typically commit
  • Data unavailable
  • Key Stage: Data unavailable This shows the equivalent Key Stage level.
  • Last Certification: 31/08/2024 This is the last date that a certificate can be issued

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