Maritime Defence (Knowledge) (4715)

Last Updated: 20 Apr 2018

Product code 4715

The qualification within this suite is included in the Engineering Technician apprenticeship standard. The apprenticeship is for Engineering Technicians in the Aerospace and Aviation, Maritime Defence and wider Advanced Manufacturing and Engineering Sector. The qualification within the 4715 suite relates 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 and understanding for people who want to work in the defence and commercial shipping sector.
It is a technical knowledge qualification which will be undertaken in the foundation phase (first year) of the apprenticeship. This qualification will be taken in conjunction with the Level 2 Diploma in Maritime Defence (Foundation Competence) (4615) qualification.

This Level 2 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 and understanding for people who want to work in the defence and commercial shipping sector. 

It is a technical knowledge qualification which will be undertaken in the development phase (second year) of the apprenticeship. This qualification will be taken in conjunction with the Level 3 Diploma in Maritime Defence (Development Competence) (4615) qualification.

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

On-programme

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



End-point assessment

End-Point Assessment (EPA) is through a nominated Professional Engineering Institution (PEI) or Military Independent Assessment Authority (MIAA).

How to register

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1. If you’re an existing City & Guilds customer, go to Walled Garden and select the materials you need or register your apprentice for end-point assessment. (You may need to submit a request to deliver a standard if you don’t yet have approval for that.)
2. Get in touch with directsales@cityandguilds.com. Our Direct Sales Team can explain our different products and services and start getting you set up as a customer or give existing customers support on the new apprenticeship arrangements.
3. Speak to your City & Guilds Business Manager about how to access our products or how to register your apprentices with us.

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