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Marine Technical Superintendent (degree)

Supervising the safe and economic operation of boats and ships.

Summary of this apprenticeship standard


7 (equivalent to master’s degree)

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

Set by the employer. Apprentices typically have a foundation level qualification (level 5) and experience in a maritime engineering discipline.

What apprentices will learn
  • fleet-time maintenance programmes
  • maintenance budgeting
  • safety management
  • regulatory and compliance requirements
  • International Safety Management (ISM) Code

Apprentices without level 2 English and maths will need to achieve this level before taking the end-point assessment.

Professional registration

Institute of Marine Engineering, Science and Technology at IENG level.

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 and Technical Education. There are no end-point assessment organisations for this apprenticeship yet. Please email if you urgently need an end-point assessment organisation.

More Information

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