Maritime Defence (Knowledge) (4715)

Last Updated: 11 Oct 2017

4715 Maritime Defence (Knowledge)

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 4715 suite relate to the following occupations:

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

4715-02 Level 2 Diploma in Maritime Defence (Foundation Knowledge)

The Level 2 Diploma in Maritime Defence (Foundation Knowledge) is for learners who are interested in developing the specific knowledge 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+.


4715-03 Level 3 Diploma in Maritime Defence (Development Knowledge)

The Level 3 Diploma in Maritime Defence (Development Knowledge) is for learners who are interested in developing the specific knowledge 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+.

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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 4715-02 Level 2 Diploma in Maritime Defence (Foundation Knowledge) will study the following:

Compulsory topics include:

  • Working in a marine engineering environment
  • General engineering principles
  • General engineering mathematics and science principles

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

  • Principles of welding and fabrication
  • Principles of pipework fabrication
  • Principles of electrical maintenance
  • Principles of mechanical maintenance
  • Principles of electrical and electronic technology
  • Assembling and maintaining fluid power systems
  • Electrical inspection and testing

Learners interested in the Level 3 Diploma in Maritime Defence (Development Knowledge) will study the following:

Compulsory topics include:

  • Engineering Maths
  • Engineering and environmental health and safety
  • Engineering principles

Pathway mandatory group:

  • Principles of mechanical engineering
  • Principles of electrical and electronic engineering
  • Principles of pipework fabrication
  • Principles of Fabrication and welding

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

  • Marine Propulsion Systems
  • Marine Auxiliary Systems and Equipment
  • Principles of shipbuilding
  • Principles of maintenance, installation and commissioning
  • Plate work fabrication of materials
  • Sheet metal work fabrication of materials

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 theoretical aspects of the qualification.

Level 2

Level 2 is foundation stage.

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.

Level 2 Diploma in Maritime Defence (Foundation Knowledge) (4715-02)

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

  • Accreditation No: 603/2425/9 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: 350 - 350 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 Merit (Foundation Knowledge)

  • Accreditation No: 603/2425/9 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: 350 - 350 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 Pass (Foundation Knowledge)

  • Accreditation No: 603/2425/9 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: 350 - 350 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 is development stage.

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.

Level 3 Diploma in Maritime Defence (Development Knowledge) (4715-03)

Last Registration Date: 31 Aug 2021

Maritime Electrical Fitter

  • Accreditation No: Data unavailable This is a reference number related to UK accreditation framework
  • Type: Data unavailable 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: Data unavailable 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

Maritime Fabricator

  • Accreditation No: Data unavailable This is a reference number related to UK accreditation framework
  • Type: Data unavailable 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: Data unavailable 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

Maritime Mechanical Fitter

  • Accreditation No: Data unavailable This is a reference number related to UK accreditation framework
  • Type: Data unavailable 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: Data unavailable 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

Maritime Pipeworker

  • Accreditation No: Data unavailable This is a reference number related to UK accreditation framework
  • Type: Data unavailable 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: Data unavailable 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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