If you like boats and boating, or like the idea of a future in the thriving Marine Sector and you love working with your hands, creating something spectacular; then Boatbuilding could very well be the career path for you.
This is a course that you can really get stuck into. You’ll notice there is a large practical element to the course and you will spend a great deal of time in our dedicated boatbuilding workshops, at the heart of Cornwall’s Marine Industry.
You’ll be looking at all the aspects of being a Boatbuilder, from simple re-finishing, repairs and restorations to new-build projects.
Our workshop features industry-standard equipment, exactly like a working Boatyard. We have strong connections with local boatbuilding companies, and those employers know a boatbuilding qualification from Falmouth Marine School, and The Cornwall College Group 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.
As a Level 2 course, this diploma is all about introducing you to the marine industry and developing your essential boatbuilding skills. You’ll be learning from experienced professionals, who are there to give you the very best start to your career.
What You Will Learn
By gaining an introduction into the many elements that make up both wooden and composite boats, you will be prepared for the more advanced and specialist skills that are taught in further boatbuilding qualifications.
Careers in this industry:
- Maintenance repair
- Boat painter
Courses listed on this website are indicative of the subject, nature and level of study. The College reserves the right to alter specific qualifications titles, awarding bodies and levels of qualification, which can change in year. Any cost may also vary, based on personal funding eligibility. The Cornwall College Group reserves the right to withdraw any course listed at any time.