Boat Build­ing; Marine Con­struc­tion, Engi­neer­ing & Main­te­nance Voca­tional Training

GREAT YARMOUTH COLLEGE

For nearly 60 years Great Yarmouth Col­lege has deliv­ered high qual­ity edu­ca­tion to the local area and beyond. Great Yarmouth Col­lege is located in Great Yarmouth, Nor­folk, UK. The col­lege is a mem­ber of Uni­ver­sity Cam­pus Suf­folk and a spe­cial­ist voca­tional col­lege with a proven record and rep­u­ta­tion locally and region­ally of offer­ing the skills and train­ing for the workforce.

Great Yarmouth Col­lege offers the widest range of voca­tional pro­grams in the Great Yarmouth area. The col­lege also offers high qual­ity appren­tice­ships with employ­ers invest­ing in your future. New purpose-​built build­ings fit­ted out to the high­est stand with industry-​quality equip­ment and the inspi­ra­tional and ded­i­cated staff - many of whom still work out­side of teach­ing in their spe­cial­ist areas - com­mit­ted to ful­fill­ing your potential.

Training Programs

Marine & Boat Build­ing Programs

  • City & Guilds Level 2 Tech­ni­cal Cer­tifi­cate in Boat­build­ing: This is a one-​year part-​time course cov­er­ing both marine tech­nol­ogy and the fit­ting out of mod­ern boat hulls. It ful­fills the tech­ni­cal cer­tifi­cate require­ments of the British Marine Federation’s appren­tice­ship frame­work, which is gen­er­ally rec­og­nized as the indus­try stan­dard train­ing pro­gram. The course is an ideal start­ing point for any­one wish­ing to pur­sue a career within the mod­ern marine leisure industry.
  • Level 2 NVQ - Marine Engi­neer­ing: This is a one-​year part-​time course cov­er­ing both marine tech­nol­ogy and the fit­ting out of mod­ern boat hulls. It ful­fils the tech­ni­cal cer­tifi­cate require­ments of the British Marine Federation¿s appren­tice­ship frame­work, which is gen­er­ally recog­nised as the indus­try stan­dard train­ing pro­gramme. The course is an ideal start­ing point for any­one wish­ing to pur­sue a career within the mod­ern marine leisure industry.
  • Level 3 NVQ - Marine Engi­neer­ing: This is a workplace-​based NVQ for learn­ers who have already achieved their Level 2 NVQ in Marine Engi­neer­ing and are in suit­able employ­ment in the marine indus­try, either main­tain­ing or build­ing boats or man­u­fac­tur­ing com­po­nents for them. Qual­i­fi­ca­tion is by com­ple­tion of a port­fo­lio and reg­u­lar assess­ments in the workplace.

NVQ Level 2 Apprenticeships

  • Level 2 NVQ - Boat Build­ing: This appren­tice­ship is for learn­ers who are suit­ably employed in and wish to pur­sue a career in the marine leisure indus­try, either main­tain­ing or build­ing boats and yachts or man­u­fac­tur­ing com­po­nents for them. The appren­tice­ship frame­work is a two year pro­gram and is approved by the British Marine Fed­er­a­tion. You will need to have a min­i­mum of four GCSEs at grade D or bet­ter, includ­ing Maths and Eng­lish. You will attend Col­lege one day per week, usu­ally in the first year, to achieve the level 2 City & Guilds 2451 Boat­build­ing, Main­te­nance and Sup­port qual­i­fi­ca­tion. Part of your day at Col­lege will include com­ple­tion of Key Skills in Appli­ca­tion of Num­ber, Com­mu­ni­ca­tion and Infor­ma­tion and Com­mu­ni­ca­tion Tech­nol­ogy. You will com­plete a National Voca­tional Qual­i­fi­ca­tion in Marine Engi­neer­ing in a rel­e­vant path­way to your spe­cific voca­tion in your work place. Com­ple­tion of the NVQ requires the build­ing of a evi­dence port­fo­lio and reg­u­lar vis­its be an asses­sor to your work place.

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