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Port Marine Operations Officer

Helping guide marine vessels, including boats, ships and submarines, in and out of ports safely

Summary of this apprenticeship standard

Level

4 (equivalent to certificate of higher education)

Typical length
24 months
Current funding band
Up to £12,000 per apprentice.
More information about funding
Entry requirements

Set by employer

What apprentices will learn
  • how to safely manoeuvre vessels around busy ports and marinas
  • towing and recovery techniques
  • safely mooring a wide range of vessels
  • operating navigational systems, including GPS and radar
  • using communications equipment such as VHF radio
Qualifications

Before taking their end-point assessment apprentices must have achieved:

  • level 2 English and maths (equivalent to GCSE grades 9 to 4 or A* to C)
Professional registration

None specified

How apprentices are assessed

A government-approved organisation must assess apprentices towards the end of their apprenticeship.

This end-point assessment ensures apprentices achieve the skills, training and any qualifications necessary to complete their apprenticeship.

You can download the assessment plan from the Institute for Apprenticeships. There are no end-point assessment organisations for this apprenticeship yet. Please email apprentice.assessment@education.gov.uk if you urgently need an end-point assessment organisation.

More Information

The Institute for Apprenticeships has more detailed information about this apprenticeship.