LOCATION
Falmouth Marine School
Falmouth Marine School
START DATE
15 September 2022
21 September 2023
DURATION
1 Year
LEARNING AREA
Marine Engineering & Boatbuilding
ATTENDANCE
Full-time

Boatbuilding Diploma

If you like the idea of a future in the thriving Marine Sector and love working with your hands then Boatbuilding may be the ideal career path for you.

As a Level 3 course, this diploma is all about preparing you for a future in the marine industry and perfecting your essential boatbuilding skills. You’ll be learning from experienced professionals, who are there to give you the very best start to your career.

There is a large practical component to the course and you will spend a great deal of time honing your skills on live projects in our dedicated boatbuilding workshops at the heart of Cornwall’s Marine Industry.

Throughout the course you’ll be looking at all aspects of boatbuilding, from simple re-finishing to new-build projects.
Our workshop features industry-standard equipment, exactly like a working boatyard. We have strong connections with local boatbuilding companies and employers know a boatbuilding qualification from Falmouth Marine School means you have the very best skills of a crafts person.

So, if you dream of creating exotic boats with beautiful flowing curves, then this is the best place to start!


Please note: this course is also avaiable to 16-18 year olds who meet the entry requirements.

LOCATION
Falmouth Marine School
Falmouth Marine School
START DATE
15 September 2022
21 September 2023
DURATION
1 Year
LEARNING AREA
Marine Engineering & Boatbuilding
ATTENDANCE
Full-time

What you will learn

This advanced one year course will give you the knowledge and skills required to move directly into the industry as a Boatbuilder.

You will learn about the shape and designs of boats, the materials used in boat construction, the components and systems that go into traditional and modern constructed vessels and the specific terminology used in the marine industry.

By learning in depth the many elements that make up both wooden and composite boats, you will be prepared for this challenging and highly skilled role

Entry requirements

You will require a Grade 4 in Maths and English Language, or a relevant Level 2 Qualification.

Assessment

You will be assessed throughout the academic year via online multi-choice assessment tests, practical exercises, written assignments and exam papers.

Progression

Upon completion of this Level 3 course you will have an understanding of boat construction and repair, as well as extensive knowledge of the various techniques required to undertake boatbuilding tasks. As such you will be ready to move directly into employment as a Boatbuilder, or you may even choose to follow other specialist roles such as Yacht Surveyor.

Alternatively, you may decide to progress to Higher Education and one of the many Marine focused degree courses that are available.

The future you want is there for the taking!

Falmouth Marine School

Falmouth Marine School

With a modern campus in the centre of Falmouth and boat workshops on the waterfront, studying at Falmouth Marine School is joyous. Few colleges in the country can boast the exceptional experience you will have, whether it’s studying to become the next marine scientist, marine engineer, boatbuilder, or watersports industry expert. There is a special, friendly and dynamic atmosphere on campus, which is backed up by a supportive and highly knowledgeable team. It’s no surprise that our alumni always recommend Falmouth Marine School to have your #careercollege experience.


This advanced one year course will give you the knowledge and skills required to move directly into the industry as a Boatbuilder.

You will learn about the shape and designs of boats, the materials used in boat construction, the components and systems that go into traditional and modern constructed vessels and the specific terminology used in the marine industry.

By learning in depth the many elements that make up both wooden and composite boats, you will be prepared for this challenging and highly skilled role

You will require a Grade 4 in Maths and English Language, or a relevant Level 2 Qualification.

You will be assessed throughout the academic year via online multi-choice assessment tests, practical exercises, written assignments and exam papers.

Upon completion of this Level 3 course you will have an understanding of boat construction and repair, as well as extensive knowledge of the various techniques required to undertake boatbuilding tasks. As such you will be ready to move directly into employment as a Boatbuilder, or you may even choose to follow other specialist roles such as Yacht Surveyor. Alternatively, you may decide to progress to Higher Education and one of the many Marine focused degree courses that are available. The future you want is there for the taking!

Falmouth Marine School

Falmouth Marine School

With a modern campus in the centre of Falmouth and boat workshops on the waterfront, studying at Falmouth Marine School is joyous. Few colleges in the country can boast the exceptional experience you will have, whether it’s studying to become the next marine scientist, marine engineer, boatbuilder, or watersports industry expert. There is a special, friendly and dynamic atmosphere on campus, which is backed up by a supportive and highly knowledgeable team. It’s no surprise that our alumni always recommend Falmouth Marine School to have your #careercollege experience.


Dates & Locations

  • Course type 16-19
  • Level - Level 3
  • Location - Falmouth Marine School
  • Start Date - 15 September 2022
  • Fees - Tuition Fees: £3345.00
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  • Course type 16-19
  • Location - Falmouth Marine School
  • Start Date - 21 September 2023
  • Fees - Tuition Fees: £3345.00
  • Apply Now
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Course Code 10001-FMS-22, 10001-FMS-23

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