Boatbuilder Apprenticeship Level 3
The Level 3 Boat Building apprenticeship has opportunities with a range of employers, including marine engineers, boat builders, repairers, boatyards and marinas. During this programme you will learn about boat production, boat maintenance and the repair of boats, all under the support and guidance of both your employer and the College. You will attend the College for one day per week, with the remaining working week spent in the workplace, for a minimum of 30 hours. The College can support you in finding a suitable employer to complete this apprenticeship.
Please note to complete an apprenticeship with us, you will be required to find an employer vacancy. If you do not have an employer, the below links are useful places to find an apprenticeship:
South Devon College is committed to supporting all interested students in finding an employer and offer careers guidance, CV writing skills and interview techniques to help support your search for an apprenticeship.
- You will be required to have achieved Maths at Level 2
- You will be required to have achieved English at Level 2
- You should have a genuine interest in this subject
Statutory regulations and safety requirements
Using and interpreting data and documentation
Working efficiently and effectively in marine engineering
Principles of boatbuilding technology
Composite manufacture for marine construction
Production of external boat components
Business studies unit
A Level 2 Boat Building apprenticeship lasts for two years. During this Apprenticeship programme your Apprentice will learn about boat production, boat maintenance and the repair of boats, all under the support and guidance of both yourself as the employer and the College. They will attend the College for one day per week, with the remaining working week spent in the workplace, for a minimum of 30 hours. The College can support you in finding a suitable Apprentice through our recruitment service.
Please choose your preferred study option below (subject to change).
This course costs: £0.00
If the amount shown is more than £0.00 and you are aged 19 and over at the start of the course, you may have options to help fund your studies with us. The funding you can receive depends on your personal circumstances, and could mean you are entitled to fully subsidised or reduced tuition fees.
This course is fully funded for 16-18 year olds (if applicable to the course).
You may also be entitled to support with travel, childcare and equipment.
To find out exactly what you could receive, contact our Helpzone team on 08000 380 123 for a free, impartial appointment, with no commitment necessary.
“My goal is to become a marine engineer, and my course has improved my career prospects as well as providing many memorable experiences. I've driven a powerboat and worked on the engine of Aspiration, the College’s 38ft yacht, amongst many others; all great experience for employment.” Leanne Cole