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Marine Engineering

This is the ideal course for you if you wish to pursue a career in marine engineering, as you begin by learning the essential skills to form the foundation for a successful career in this dynamic and exciting industry.

You will be assessed by completing a range of practical tasks, evidenced through a portfolio you will produce. Practical sessions are delivered in our fully equipped workshop, whilst the essential underpinning theory and knowledge is delivered in our specialist classroom facilities.

Upon successful completion, you can progress to the Level 3 Diploma, the BTEC Level 3, or consider an apprenticeship.

What will I learn?
– Working safely in a marine engineering environment
– Working efficiently and effectively
– Using and communicating marine technical information
– Maintaining mechanical devices and equipment
– Wiring and testing electrical equipment and circuits
– Producing components using hand fitting techniques
– Literacy, numeracy and employability skills

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What will I learn?

“The project work allows me to build and design my own pieces - I really enjoy the practical tasks. Everyone is really friendly and the staff are very supportive. It’s a really great course, I’ve gained valuable skills and feel like I’m able to express myself.”Oliver Deschamps

Have you considered...

We have courses to suit everyone so if you haven’t found exactly what you’re looking for yet, we recommend you take a look at the following courses. We’ve selected these for you based on your interests.

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