Marine (2473)

Last Updated: 17 Jul 2018

These qualifications have been developed to be included within the Foundation Phase of the new Apprenticeship Standards for Boatbuilders and Marine Engineers, which will replace the current Level 2 and Level 3 Marine, Construction, Systems Engineering and Maintenance (Boatbuilding and Marine Engineering) SASE Frameworks.

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

The qualifications 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 or a marine engineer.

These qualifications are to be offered to learners aged 16 and above, either for boatbuilding and marine engineering apprentices or full time students.
Available to deliver in the following:
  • England
  • Wales
  • Scotland
  • Northern Ireland

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General Information

What Is Involved In Studying This Course?

The main topics covered in these qualifications are:

  • Introduction to the marine industry.
  • Principles of boatbuilding technology.
  • Marine engineering processes and principles.
  • 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.
  • Servicing and maintenance of marine engines and ancillary systems.
  • Servicing and maintenance of marine propulsion systems.

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 these qualifications 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 or a marine engineer.

 

What Is Involved With Delivering This Course?

To deliver these qualifications 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 handbooks from the centre documents section.

Level 2

Learners will be introduced to the scope and opportunities offered within the wider 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 and will understand the engineering processes and principles of marine engines, ancillary systems and marine propulsion systems.

All the above will enable learners to progress into further training to become a boatbuilder or a marine engineer.
What Careers Can This Lead To?

Upon completion of these 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 or a marine engineer.

 

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: 502 The total time for the qualification
  • 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
Level 2 Diploma in Marine Engineering (Foundation) (2473-12)
Last Registration Date: 30 Sep 2020 Supportive services: Learning Assistant

Level 2 Diploma in Marine Engineering (Foundation)

  • Accreditation No: 603/2237/8 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: 530 - 530 This is the average contact time a centre would typically commit
  • Total Qualification Time: Data unavailable The total time for the qualification
  • Key Stage: Data unavailable This shows the equivalent Key Stage level.
  • Last Certification: 30/09/2022 This is the last date that a certificate can be issued

Level 3

This qualification is aimed at learners aged 16 and above who would like to gain the advanced knowledge and skills required during their training to become a Boatbuilder, either as part of the development phase of their apprenticeship or as full time students.

Following the skills and knowledge gained during the Level 2 Diploma in Boatbuilding (Foundation), learners will be trained at an advanced level in the following areas:
• work methods, including using specialist equipment and minimising hazards and risks
• identifying and responding to customer needs
• planning and setting up projects
• manufacturing, assembling, disassembling and repairing components
• fitting out and finishing boats
• supporting commissioning of the boat.

What Careers Can This Lead To?
Upon completion of this qualification, learners will be equipped with the level of competence required to progress into the end point assessment of their apprenticeship to become a Boatbuilder.
On successful completion of the whole apprenticeship standard, learners will be recognised by the Institute of Marine Engineering, Science and Technology (IMarEST) at ‘Engineering Technician’ level
Level 3 Diploma in Boatbuilding (Advanced) (2473-03)
Last Registration Date: 31 Aug 2021

Level 3 Diploma in Boatbuilding (Advanced) - Distinction

  • 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: Data unavailable This is the average contact time a centre would typically commit
  • Total Qualification Time: Data unavailable The total time for the qualification
  • 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 Boatbuilding (Advanced) - Merit

  • 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: Data unavailable This is the average contact time a centre would typically commit
  • Total Qualification Time: Data unavailable The total time for the qualification
  • 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 Boatbuilding (Advanced) - Pass

  • 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: Data unavailable This is the average contact time a centre would typically commit
  • Total Qualification Time: Data unavailable The total time for the qualification
  • 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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Level 2

Assessment Materials