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Engineering Manufacture: Marine (Ship Building, Maintenance and Repair)

This information is taken from an apprenticeship framework. It sets out what qualifications the apprentice can achieve.

Summary of this apprenticeship framework

Level
3 (equivalent to A levels at grades A to E)
Typical length
42 months
Current funding band
Up to £12,000 per apprentice.
More information about funding
Entry requirements
Your chosen training provider can advise you about entry requirements for apprentices.
Suitable roles for apprentices
  • Marine carpenter
  • Marine electrical fitter
  • Marine electronics technician
  • Marine engine fitter
  • Marine machinist
  • Marine mechanical fitter
  • Marine pipe-fitter
  • Marine fabricator/ welder
  • Specialist welder (submarines)
Your chosen training provider can advise you about the kinds of skills apprentices will learn.
Qualifications

Apprentices will achieve a practical (or 'competence') qualification:

  • NVQ Extended Diploma in Marine Engineering

Apprentices will also achieve a theory-based (or 'knowledge') qualification:

  • BTEC Diploma in Mechanical Engineering
  • BTEC HNC Diploma in Electrical and Electronic Engineering
  • BTEC HNC Diploma in Mechanical Engineering
  • BTEC National Diploma in Engineering
  • BTEC National Extended Certificate in Engineering
  • BTEC National Foundation Diploma in Engineering
  • Certificate in Engineering Technologies
  • Diploma in Electrical/Electronic Engineering
  • Diploma in Engineering
  • Diploma in Engineering Technologies
  • Diploma in Engineering Technology
  • Diploma in Marine Construction, Systems Engineering and Maintenance
  • Subsidiary Diploma in Engineering
  • Subsidiary Diploma in Engineering Technologies

Your chosen training provider can advise you about the qualifications open to apprentices as they can change depending on individual and other circumstances.

Professional registration
None specified.