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Building boats such as yachts, workboats and superyachts, and refitting and repairing existing boats.

Summary of this apprenticeship standard


3 (equivalent to A levels at grades A to E)

Typical length
48 months
Current funding band
Up to £27,000 per apprentice.
More information about funding
Entry requirements

Set by employer.

Candidates will usually have GCSEs at grades A* to C (or equivalent), including maths, English and a relevant science.

What apprentices will learn
  • work methods, including using specialist equipment and minimising hazards and risks
  • identifying and responding to customer needs
  • planning and setting up projects
  • manufacturing, assembling, disassembling and repairing components
  • fitting out and finishing boats
  • supporting commissioning of the boat

None specified.

Before taking their end-point assessment, apprentices must achieve level 2 English and maths (equivalent to GCSEs at grades A* to C).

Professional registration

This apprenticeship is recognized by the Institute of Marine Engineering, Science and Technology (IMarEST) at engineering technician (EngTech) level.

End-Point Assessment
View a list of end-point assessment organisations for this standard
Organisation Phone Number Email
IMarEST 020 7382 2612
More Information

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