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Boat Building and Maintenance

Course Code: AP3


Subject area: Engineering, Automotive & Marine
Awarding body: City & Guilds
Qualification: Apprenticeship
Course type: Full-time
Time of Day: Daytime
Duration: Four years

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About the course

Do you want to train for a job as a builder with a difference? The Boatbuilding Apprenticeship at City College Plymouth can train you for a career building boats rather than building houses! Whether your ambitions lie in building ships or outfitting the latest super yachts, an Apprenticeship in Boat Building and Maintenance could be your first step on the road to success!

What you'll learn

The course will include:
NVQ Level 3 in Boat Building and Maintenance
Functional Skills for maths, English and ICT Level 2, Working with Others Level 2 and Improving Own Learning Level 2.Functional skills – maths, English and ICT level 2 are studied, along with employment rights and responsibilities, and (PLTS) Personal Learning and Thinking Skills.Functional skills – maths, English and ICT level 2 are studied, along with employment rights and responsibilities, and (PLTS) Personal Learning and Thinking Skills.Technical Certificate: 2463 Certificate in Boat Production Level 3, 2463 Certificate in Boat Construction Level 2

Entry requirements

Acceptance on this Apprenticeship is via an intitial assessment with the College’s Work-based Learning team.

Assessments/Exams

There are a range of external assessments as well as practical, written and oral assessments to accompany each unit. Projects and portfolios of evidence are also required. Functional skills will be addressed along with personal learning and thinking skills, and employment rights and responsibilities.

What's next?

On successful completion, you may wish to continue your studies by moving onto a higher level Apprenticeship or course. You could also benefit from greatly enhanced job opportunities, whether with your current employer or elsewhere.

Important information

Fees quoted apply to courses starting in the academic year 2018/19 (August 2018 – July 2019). There may be a slight increase in fees for courses starting 2019/20.

Whether or not you've got a work placement lined up, you can apply for and start an Apprenticeship at any time. We'll work with you to make sure you're on the right career path and help match you with a suitable employer. All you have to do is complete and return an application form and our Work-based Learning Team will be in touch.