The Marine BTEC National level 3 Extended Certificate in Engineering (RQF) is a vocational engineering qualification that has been tailored to the marine industry. Covering mechanical and electrical.

What the course leads to

What courses can I do after this? 

Progression leads to the BTEC level 3 National Diploma (Top Up), Apprenticeship opportunities, or Higher education at the college or university.

What do I need to apply

To do this course you should have... 

*This is a full time course for 16-19 year olds*

 

5 GCSE at 4 grade including a 4 in English and 5 Maths

What about work experience? 

The college is a fantastic place to learn but nothing beats real world experience. That’s why a 40+ days’ work experience program will form part of your course giving you vital industry experience.

Course costs

Course Code Start Date Costs 16-18 Costs 19-23 (with concessions) Costs 19+ (no concessions)
ECN3FX003M 08/09/2021 £125.00 N/A N/A

* Please note fees are subject to change.

Costs 

For those who are 19+ the course fees are £2583 (per year)

Associated Costs 

Must have items:

Safety boots and overalls, scientific calculator and basic drawing equipment (pencil, ruler, protractor, compass).

 

Materials fee payable on enrolment - £100

Course content

Course Content 

Predominantly theoretical, you will study aspects of engineering principles, design and manufacture, and pneumatics and hydraulics. You will develop hand skills and a practical working knowledge of marine systems and equipment used on-board modern-day motor and sailing yachts.

As well as learning vocational skills that will help you progress in the marine industry, the BTEC Level 3 Extended Certificate will provide you with essential skills in engineering principles materials, Health and Safety, electrical and mechanical science and the all-important engineering mathematics.

 

Units studied

  • Engineering Principles
  • Delivery of engineering processes safely as a team
  • Engineering product design and manufacture
  • Pneumatics and hydraulics systems
  • Work experience

 

Vocational Training

To ensure you are building skills that are valued by employers a portion of your weekly timetable is dedicated to marine engineering and electrical training.

  • Workshop Health and Safety
  • Hand fitting (component production) employer desired skills
  • Engine components and engine strip down and rebuild
  • Engine servicing and maintenance, inboard and outboard engines
  • Marine Propulsion systems
  • Marine Electrical Systems DC and AC

More info

Start Day/Time 

3 days a week (days TBC)

Duration 

1 Year

Attendance 

Full-time

Level 

Unknown

Qualification Name 

BTEC National Certificate

Awarding Body 

BTEC

Curriculum Area 

Engineering and Construction - Motor Vehicle, Marine, Composites

More about the course 

Must have items:

Safety boots and overalls, scientific calculator and basic drawing equipment (pencil, ruler, protractor, compass).

 

Materials fee payable on enrolment.

Duration 

1 Year

Attendance 

Full-time

Level 

Unknown

Qualification Name 

BTEC National Certificate

Awarding Body 

BTEC