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Boat Building Level 3 Standard

A Level 3 Boat Building apprenticeship lasts for four years, with a varied choice of roles with a range of employers, including marine engineers, boat builders, repairers, boatyards and marinas….

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Boat Building Maintenance Level 2 Certificate

This engaging qualification will provide you with strong knowledge of the varied components that make up the structure of boats, developing the skills necessary for their successful production. You will…

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Boat Building Maintenance Level 2 Certificate

This engaging qualification will provide you with strong knowledge of the varied components that make up the structure of boats, developing the skills necessary for their successful production. You will…

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Day Skipper Theory (RYA)

This theory based course is a comprehensive introduction to cruising for inexperienced skippers. This course equips you with enough knowledge to navigate around familiar waters by day. Course topics include;…

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Diesel Engine Maintenance (RYA)

The diesel engine course is designed for leisure sailors and motor boat owners who would like essential, practical knowledge about their boats diesel engine. This is an extremely practical course,…

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Diploma in Maritime Studies: Marinas and Boatyard Level 2

This Apprenticeship provides learners with a common core of learning, with additional options to suit the different circumstances associated with working in coastal or inland marinas, or in boatyards. Learners…

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Essential Outboard Engine Maintenance

Is this course right for me? The essential outboard engine maintenance course is designed for leisure sailors and motor boat owners who would like a little more practical knowledge about…

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Exploring Maritime Skills Level 1 Certificate

The Exploring Maritime Skills course is the perfect introduction to the marine sector, enabling you to identify the areas that interest you most in this dynamic industry. You will be…

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Marine Engineering Level 2 Certificate

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…

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Marine Engineering Level 3 Diploma

The Marine Engineering Level 3 Diploma is the ideal progression route if you have completed the Level 2 Certificate, and will further improve your existing knowledge and practical skills. You…

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Marine Engineering Level 3

The Apprenticeship in Marine Engineering is a direct progression from the intermediate apprenticeship. The Advanced apprenticeship will take two years to complete. The apprentice will attend college at Dart Marine…

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Marine Engineering Level 2 Certificate

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…

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Marine Engineering Level 3 Diploma

The Marine Engineering Level 3 Diploma is the ideal progression route if you have completed the Level 2 Certificate, and will further improve your existing knowledge and practical skills. You…

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Marine Technologies Level 3 BTEC Diploma

The Marine Technologies Level 3 BTEC Diploma is a full-time qualification delivered over three days a week. You will study a variety of units that are contextualised towards marine engineering…

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Students working on boats.
Marine Technologies BTEC Level 3 Diploma

This is a full-time qualificaiton delivered over three days a week. You will study a variety of units that are contextualised towards marine engineering and boat building. You will develop…

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FdSc Marine Technologies

This Foundation Degree has been designed to provide you with the skills and knowledge to succeed in Naval Architecture, advanced Marine Engineering and utilises South Devon College’s unique facilities and…

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Maritime Studies: Marinas and Boatyards Level 2 Diploma

This programme will provide you with the essential skills to work in coastal or inland marinas, or in boatyards. You will be able to specialise in lifting, moving boats and…

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Powerboat Handling Level 2 (RYA)

This two day, practical based course is a comprehensive introduction to Power Boat Handling. This course equips you with enough knowledge and skills to safely operate displacement and planing vessels…

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Powerboat Instructor Level 2 (RYA)

Candidates should have logged at least five seasons’ experience of powerboating, preferably in a range of boat types and sizes. For those who use powerboats as an integral part of…

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FdSc Yacht Operations

This is a unique, industry-driven Foundation Degree designed to prepare you for employment within the marine sector. The course combines recognised practical qualifications with academic study, and equips you with…

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