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Engineering Manufacture: Marine (Ship, Yacht, Boatbuilding, Maintenance and Repair)

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

Warning This apprenticeship is available to new starters until 1 August 2020

Summary of this apprenticeship framework

2 (equivalent to GCSEs at grades A* to C)
Typical length
18 months
Current funding band
Up to £5,000 per apprentice.
More information about funding
Entry requirements
Your chosen training provider can advise you about entry requirements for apprentices.
Suitable roles for apprentices
  • Boat Builder / Shipwright
  • Boat Mover / Boat Yard Hand
  • Marine CNC Machinist (semi skilled)
  • Marine Electrical Fitter (semi-skilled)
  • Marine Engine Fitter
  • Marine Fabricator / Welder (semi-skilled)
  • Marine Fitting out carpenter
  • Marine Installation engineer - (semi-skilled)
  • Marine Mechanical Fitter
  • Marine Painter
  • Rigger / Boatmover
  • Sailmaker
  • Shipwright
Your chosen training provider can advise you about the kinds of skills apprentices will learn.

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

  • NVQ Diploma in Marine Engineering

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

  • Certificate in Fabrication and Welding Practice
  • Certificate in Marine Construction, Systems Engineering and Maintenance
  • Diploma in Boatbuilding (Foundation)
  • Diploma in Engineering
  • Diploma in Engineering Technologies
  • Diploma in Engineering Technology
  • Diploma in Marine Engineering (Foundation)
  • Extended Certificate in Engineering (Specialist: Manufacturing Engineering)

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.