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Boat Outfitting Skills (Carpentry) – Supported by Princess Yachts

Course Code: PYDIW1
  • Level: 1
  • Qualification: Diploma
  • Awarding body: City & Guilds (C&G)
  • Duration: Ten weeks
  • Course type: Full-time
  • Time of day: Daytime
  • When you'll study: Monday to Thursday, 7.00am to 5.15pm

What's it all about?

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.

Course information

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.

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.

 

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.

Upon successful completion you may progress onto the following:

Future careers

What you could earn:

Plumbers and Heating and Ventilating Engineers

£48,241.48

Potential salary

£20,023.17

Entry level salary

£33,893.96

Average salary

22

Annual openings in Plymouth

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