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 07/09/2021 TBC TBC TBC

* Please note fees are subject to change.

Associated Costs 

Must have items:

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

 

Materials fee payable on enrolment.

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

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.

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