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Marine Engineering - Level 3 at South Devon College

Course description

The Advanced Apprenticeship in Marine Engineering is a direct progression from the intermediate apprenticeship. The Advanced apprenticeship will take two years to complete. In the first year, the apprentice will attend college at Noss Marine Academy for two days per week. During these two days, the apprentice will learn advanced engineering skills, testing and diagnotics and general boating skills. At this level, marine engineering apprentices are expected to be able to conduct routine servicing, maintenance and engine removal unassisted. Once completed, graduates go on to work as qualified marine engineers in boatyards, marinas and engineering companies.

Course content

What will I learn?

  • Diagnostic testing of engines and mechanical equipment
  • Installation of engines
  • Installation of ancillary equipment
  • removal of yacht and boat electrical equipment
  • servicing and repairing marine engines
  • routine servicing of electrical equipment

Entry requirements

  • You will be required to have achieved Maths at Level 1
  • You will be required to have achieved English at Level 1
  • You must have completed an appropriate vocational qualification at Level 2
  • You will be required to carry out an aptitude test
  • You should have a genuine interest in this subject

How to apply

If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact South Devon College directly.

Last updated date: 27 November 2015
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