The Marine Technologies Level 3 Advanced Technical Diploma is a full-time qualification delivered over three days a week. You will study a variety of units that are contextualised towards hi-tech marine engineering. You will develop theoretical knowledge whilst working on practical marine projects in our specialist facilities.
You will also have the opportunity to gain RYA qualifications alongside the course, and upon completion you can consider progression to employment or university-level study, including South Devon Marine Academy’s FdSc Marine Technologies.
You will also undertake work experience during your studies and offered the opportunity to interview with our partners, Sailing Holidays in Greece for summer paid ‘internship’ programme.
“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
This course is available at our Marine Academy, on the edge of the picturesque River Dart.
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