This is a Marine course with a difference!    A unique experience to study Marine Vessel Maintenance in greater depth.

This course runs over 2 years, providing you with a wealth of skills such as Health and Safety, Hand fitting, Engine, and Plant Maintenance, Welding, using Lathes, and Forming and Assembling Pipework, to name a few (hence the need for 2 years).

 

This course has been designed with the assistance of the Marine Industry and provides you with all the skills needed to progress into either our L3 Diploma or an Apprenticeship in Marine, Automotive, Aviation, or Engineering.

 

What the course leads to

What courses can I do after this? 

Upon completion of the Level 2 Maritime you have a number of options, firstly is to progress up into our Level 3 Diploma in Maritime Studies: Shipping and Maritime Operations (Engineering). You can take the skills learnt so far and start an apprenticeship in either a Marine, Automotive, Aviation or Engineering Industry as the skill set gained is so comprehensive it leads to all of these different options. If you stay with the Level 3 course you can keep studying with us and in and move into a degree-level apprenticeship or a Cadetship.

What jobs can I get? 

Apprenticeship in a Maritime role, (or Automotive, Aviation, Engineering).

After this, the world is your oyster at sea or on land. You would be on the path to being an Electrician or Engineer living and working at sea or be shoreside repairing or making pleasure crafts or heavy industry vessels.

What do I need to apply

To do this course you should have... 

You will require a minimum of Grade 4 in mathematics and 3 GCSEs at Grade A*-D (9-3) including English.

Alternatively, successfully completing a relevant Level 1 qualification and achieving a Level 2 Functional Skill in maths and a Level 1 Functional Skill in English.

 

What about work experience? 

Work experience is a fundamental part of the study program and the college will assist you in finding meaningful work experience this should be a minimum of 30 hours per year to be completed outside of your college hours/days.

Course costs

Course Code Start Date Costs 16-18 Costs 19-23 (with concessions) Costs 19+ (no concessions)
TDN2FX002H 05/09/2022 £131.00 £131.00 £1864.00

* Please note fees are subject to change.

Costs 

If you are 19+ a fee applies of £2583 per year.

Associated Costs 

Must-have items: Safety boots and overalls, scientific calculator, and basic drawing equipment (pencil, ruler, protractor, compass), 


£131 materials fee is payable on enrolment per year.

Course content

Course Content 

In the first year we will be working on the following units:

  • Working Safely in an Engineering Environment
  • Producing Components Using Hand Fitting Techniques
  • Carrying Out Engineering Activities Efficiently and Effectively
  • Using and Communicating Technical Information
  • Preparing and Using Lathes for Turning Operations

In our second year you will study the following units:

  • General Fabrication and Welding Applications
  • Forming and Assembling Pipework System
  • Marine Vessel Plant Maintenance
  • Maintaining Electrical Equipment/Systems

 

 

More info

Start Day/Time 

September- Hours of attendance and start date will be confirmed at interview or enrolment.

Duration 

2 Years

Attendance 

Full-time

Level 

Level 2

Qualification Name 

Level 2 Diploma

Awarding Body 

SQA (Scottish Qualifications Authority)

Curriculum Area 

Engineering - Motor Vehicle, Marine, Composites

More about the course 

You will need to provide suitable overalls/uniform and safety boots which must always be worn at all times in the workshops, you will need to bring pens and an A4 notebook to keep a record of your learning.

Students will be expected to complete an additional four hours minimum of self-study each week.

There is a £131 per year materials fee to be paid at enrolment.

Duration 

2 Years

Attendance 

Full-time

Level 

Level 2

Qualification Name 

Level 2 Diploma

Awarding Body 

SQA (Scottish Qualifications Authority)