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Boat Outfitting Skills (Carpentry) – Supported by Princess Yachts

Course Code: PYDIW1

Level: 1
Subject area: Construction & the Building Trades
Awarding body: City & Guilds
Qualification: Diploma
Course type: Full-time
Time of Day: Daytime
Duration: Ten weeks
When you'll study: Monday to Thursday, 7.00am to 5.15pm

About the course

Get a headstart on your career by learning some of the key skills needed by this prestigious employer.

This ten-week course is supported by Princess Yachts and will give you the basic skills and knowledge in carpentry and boat fitting.  Princess Yachts will visit the students throughout the ten-week training programme, as well as supporting site visits to Princess Yachts’ Newport Street Facilities.

At the end of the course, you will be invited to undergo a short assessment and offered an interview for a full-time position with Princess Yachts.

This course is free to those who show proof of benefits or earnings of less than £18,525.

What you'll learn

This course is made up of the following units:

  • health and safety
  • principles of building – construction, information and communication
  • maintenance and use carpentry and joinery hand tools
  • preparation and use of carpentry and joinery portable power tools
  • produce woodworking joints
  • scribing
  • bulkhead fitting
  • matrix fitting
  • marine/boat terminology
  • pre-build.
Entry requirements

You must be 19 or over to enrol on this course and you will be expected to have a good understanding of maths and English.

 

Assessments/Exams

The following units are assessed by a GOLA online multiple choice exam:

  • health and safety
  • principles of building – construction, information and communication.

 

The following units are assessed via practical assessment:

  • maintenance and use carpentry and joinery hand tools
  • preparation and use of carpentry and joinery portable power tools
  • production of woodworking joints.
What's next?

Upon successful completion you may progress onto the following:

Important information

Fees quoted apply to courses starting in the academic year 2021/22 (August 2021 – July 2022). There may be a slight increase in fees for courses starting 2022/23.

If you are aged 16-18, due to Government funding, tuition fees may not be applicable for your course. (Please note: this does not apply to Foundation Degrees or Access to Higher Education courses, and other courses not eligible for public funding.)

Full-time

Course Code: PYDIW1

Course Fees

A Full Course Fee: £850

B Reduced Course Fee (for those in receipt of qualifying benefits): Not applicable to this course

C Ancillary course costs (ie books and equipment): Not applicable to this course

D Advanced Learner Loan Fee: Not applicable to this course

How old are you? How much will you pay?
16 - 18 This course is free for this age group
19 - 23 A(Note: If you do not have a level 2 qualification, this course may be free).
24+ A

Please note fees are quoted for one year only.

Course Code: PYDIW1

Course Fees

A Full Course Fee: £850

B Reduced Course Fee (for those in receipt of qualifying benefits): Not applicable to this course

C Ancillary course costs (ie books and equipment): Not applicable to this course

D Advanced Learner Loan Fee: Not applicable to this course

How old are you? How much will you pay?
16 - 18 This course is free for this age group
19 - 23 A(Note: If you do not have a level 2 qualification, this course may be free).
24+ A

Please note fees are quoted for one year only.

Course Code: PYDIW1

Course Fees

A Full Course Fee: £850

B Reduced Course Fee (for those in receipt of qualifying benefits): Not applicable to this course

C Ancillary course costs (ie books and equipment): Not applicable to this course

D Advanced Learner Loan Fee: Not applicable to this course

How old are you? How much will you pay?
16 - 18 This course is free for this age group
19 - 23 A(Note: If you do not have a level 2 qualification, this course may be free).
24+ A

Please note fees are quoted for one year only.