Marine (2473)

Last Updated: 17 Aug 2017

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
  • Northern Ireland

Interested in delivering this qualification?

Find out more about how to become an approved City & Guilds centre or fill out our online customer application form

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

Here you can find all documents related to this suite of qualifications.

By clicking on the section headings below, you can access a variety of documents such as the qualification handbooks and assessment materials, Statements of Purpose, and recognition letters from industry and employers.

Some documents may be password protected. Passwords can be retrieved by logging in to WalledGarden.com and visiting the Administration section of the relevant qualification catalogue page.

Interested in delivering this qualification?

Find out more about how to become an approved City & Guilds centre or fill out our online customer application form

Level 2

Assessment Materials

Explore our wider maths & english offer

Our maths & English qualifications underpin our apprenticeships and technical qualifications. They build learners’ confidence with the core skills required for employment, including the capacity to problem solve and use technology effectively. They are also key to triggering conditions of funding.

Find out more

For Learners

Related Qualifications

Browse some of our related qualifications:

> (2463) Marine Construction, Systems Engineering and Maintenance