NVQ 2 Boatbuilding and Support Services

Key Details

  • Available at
    Pwllheli, Rhos-on-Sea
  • Level
    2
  • Study Mode
    Part-time
  • Programme Area
    Marine Technology
  • Course Length

    Part-time: 1 year (day release basis)

  • Course Type
    Part-Time
  • Bilingual
    n/a

Course Description

Are you a new or existing professional in the marine sector? Do you want to gain a valuable qualification while you work? This NVQ course allows you to get your competence recognised in a wide variety of marine activities, including boat production, boat maintenance and repair of boats under supervision.

The course is suitable for students progressing from a relevant Level 1 or 2 qualification, or from existing professional knowledge. You must be currently employed in the industry and looking to study on a day-release basis.

Entry Criteria

  • You should be working in a boatbuilding, outfitting or maintenance environment
  • You must be motivated and enthusiastic
  • You should have an appropriate mechanical and practical aptitude

All places are subject to satisfactory interview.

Delivery

The course is delivered through a blend of the following:

  • Theory classes
  • Practical workshops
  • Demonstrations
  • Reflecting on your professional skills

Assessment

The course is assessed through a blend of the following:

  • Coursework
  • Reflective work
  • Observation of your practical skills

Progression

Completion of this NVQ will help you progress in your marine career. You may be able to seek additional responsibilities in your job and work towards a supervisory or managerial role. You will have improved your employability in the marine industry, and a range of professional options will be available.

If you want to advance further in education, you will have the option of progressing onto a Level 3 course. Grŵp Llandrillo Menai offered a number of suitable courses, including a BTEC Marine Engineering course and a City and Guilds course in Boatbuilding, Maintenance and Support.

Campus Information Pwllheli

The course consists of the following units:

Core units:

  • Introduction to the Marine Industry
  • Principles of boatbuilding technology

Optional units (choose two):

  • Composite manufacture for marine construction
  • Servicing and maintenance of marine engines
  • Servicing and maintenance of marine propulsion systems

Campus Information Rhos-on-Sea

The course consists of the following units:

Core units:

  • Introduction to the Marine Industry
  • Principles of boatbuilding technology

Optional units (choose two):

  • Composite manufacture for marine construction
  • Servicing and maintenance of marine engines
  • Servicing and maintenance of marine propulsion systems

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