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Apprenticeship in Marine Engineering

Berthon Boat Company Ltd
Berthon has an opportunity for an Advanced Marine Engineering Apprentice.We have major commercial and private contracts, working on yachts and motor boats up to 100ft LOA. Apprentices work in a structured environment learning all aspects of the role.

Berthon Boat Company Ltd - Employer

Berthon has a long history of boat construction and marine engineering in the commercial sector building boats for search and rescue, pilot, patrol, survey and multi-role workboat applications.

We also provide commercial boat repairs, refits, maintenance and in-service support that meet the expectations of our commercial clients and partners.

We have experienced project management teams that fully understand the tough demands placed on workboats within the commercial environment.

Berthon Boat Company Ltd


48 months

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Job Summary

New Vacancy
Engineering & Manufacturing
Berthon Boat Company Ltd

Detailed Job Description

Berthon has an opportunity for an Advanced Marine Engineering Apprentice.

We have major commercial and private contracts working on Yachts and Motor boats up to 100ft LOA.

Apprentices work in a structured environment learning all aspects of

  • Marine mechanical installation
  • Upgrades
  • Diagnostics

As well as Technical Certificates and NVQ all engineering apprentices undergo substantial manufacturers training.

All Engineering Apprentices will be trained under the new standards created by the Trailblazer Group for Boatbuilding.

Requirements and Prospects

Qualifications required

5 GCSEs (or Predicted) at A*-C including Maths and English plus a technology, resistant materials, relevant science subject, or equivalent.

Skills required

Strong aptitude for science, maths and problem solving.

Personal Qualities

  • A good communicator
  • Technical hands on aptitude
  • Attention to detail
  • Good timekeeper
  • Reliable nature

Future prospects

Fully skilled Marine Engineer.

Additional Information

Training provided

  • C&G Level 2 & Level 3 in Marine Engineering (Marine Engineering)
  • NVQ Level 2 & Level 3 in Marine Engineering (Marine Engineering)
  • Functional Skills in English, Maths and ICT
  • ERR Certificate

Various Berthon courses such as: Health & Safety, fixed machinery, manufacturer’s technical training, LEAN manufacturing as applicable.

Training will be part of the contracted hours agreed that makes up the working week. The successful candidate will undertake an Advanced Apprenticeship including both on and off the job training.

The college training will be carried out by Brockenhurst College at the Marchwood Construction and Marine Technologies Unit on a day release basis.

"The current National Minimum Wage (NMW) rate for apprentices is £3.50 per hour. This applies to 16-18 year old apprentices and those aged over 19 in the first year of their Apprenticeship. For all other apprentices the National Minimum wage appropriate to their age applies. The Minimum Wage for Apprentices applies to time spent on the job plus time spent training."

Brockenhurst College - Learning Provider

Brockenhurst College offers a range of apprenticeships to help candidates discover exciting new career opportunities.
For more information about this vacancy please contact the provider Brockenhurst College on 01590 625589 or email: (Ref ID:82613)
Brockenhurst College


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