Boatbuilding (2473)

Last Updated: 03 Oct 2016

This qualification has been developed to be included within the Foundation Phase of the new Apprenticeship Standard for Boatbuilders, which will replace the current Level 2 and Level 3 Marine, Construction, Systems Engineering and Maintenance (Boatbuilding) SASE Frameworks.

New Apprenticeship Standards are designed by employer groups to be rigorous and respond to employers’ needs.

The qualification can also be used for full time students who would like to gain the basic knowledge and skills that will enable them to progress into further training to become a boatbuilder. 

This qualification is to be offered to learners aged 16 and above, either for boatbuilding apprentices or full time students.
Available to deliver in the following:
  • England
  • Wales
  • Northern Ireland

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General Information

What Is Involved In Studying This Course?

The main topics in this qualification are:

  • Introduction to the marine industry.
  • Principles of boatbuilding technology.
  • Business improvement techniques.
  • Yacht and boatbuilding assembly and sub-assembly.
  • Production of external boat components.
  • Interior installation and fitting out of boats.
  • FRP manufacture for marine construction.

Learners will be trained at college in an appropriately equipped classroom.

Assessment will include: online tests, short answer questions and assignments.

What Careers Can This Lead To?

Upon completion of this qualification learners will have developed most of the basic skills and knowledge required during their foundation phase of the Apprenticeship and will enable them to progress into further training to become a boat builder.

 

What Is Involved With Delivering This Course?

To deliver this qualification centres will need suitably qualified staff to carry out training and assessment.

Centres will also need suitable facilities to carry out the required training to enable learners to achieve industry standards.

To find all the resource requirements as well as the approval process please download the qualification handbook from the centre documents section.

Level 2

Learners will be introduced to the scope and opportunities offered within the wider boatbuilding and marine sector. 

They will develop the range of transferable skills over a cross section of production, manufacturing, service and construction sectors which are valued by employers and therefore increase your employability skills. 

Learners will also gain the skills to work competently with at least two different types of materials, including wood, composites and metals.

All the above will enable learners to progress into further training to become a Boatbuilder.

What Careers Can This Lead To?

Upon completion of this qualification learners will have developed most of the basic skills and knowledge required during their foundation phase of the Apprenticeship and will enable them to progress into further training to become a Boatbuilder.

 

City & Guilds Level 2 Diploma in Boatbuilding (Foundation) (2473-02)

Last Registration Date: 30 Sep 2019

City & Guilds Level 2 Diploma in Boatbuilding (foundation)

  • Accreditation No: 603/0348/7 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: 460 - 550 This is the average contact time a centre would typically commit
  • Total Qualification Time: Data unavailable This is the total contact time a centre would typically commit
  • Key Stage: N/A This shows the equivalent Key Stage level.
  • Last Certification: 30/09/2021 This is the last date that a certificate can be issued

City & Guilds Level 2 Diploma in Boatbuilding (foundation)

  • Accreditation No: Data unavailable 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: 460 - 550 This is the average contact time a centre would typically commit
  • Total Qualification Time: Data unavailable This is the total contact time a centre would typically commit
  • Key Stage: N/A This shows the equivalent Key Stage level.
  • Last Certification: 30/09/2021 This is the last date that a certificate can be issued

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