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Marine Engineering Diploma

Level 2

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Key Info

Learning Area   Marine Engineering & Boatbuilding
Delivery Mode   Full-time
Duration   1 Year
Course Code   10016-FMS-22


Dates & Locations

Course Type   16-19, Adult
Location   Falmouth Marine School
Start Date   14/09/2022

If the possibility of a career at sea – filled with challenges, job satisfaction and travel appeals to you, then maybe you should consider studying to become a marine engineer.

The course is predominantly a practical based programme. Focusing on giving learners the ability to service and maintain a wide variety of marine in board and outboard engines, alongside the propulsion systems commonly found in most marine vessels.

The workshop at Falmouth marine school is one of the largest marine specific training areas in the U.K, alongside a wide variety of specialist tools to perform maintenance and diagnostic processes on our industry endorsed equipment.

At level two, the course is focused around servicing and maintaining of marine mechanical systems and components. Successful completion of this programme will allow learners to progress onto the marine engineering level three course.

Choosing to study at Falmouth marine school will mean that you will be joining a college with 100 years of training and supporting the marine industry and learning from industry experts to give you the best start to your future career.

  What You Will Learn

This one-year programme will give you an excellent insight into the inner working of marine engines and propulsion systems. You will also learn basic marine electrics, hydraulics and gain knowledge on construction principals and engineering processes related to the marine industry.

  Entry Requirements

Three GCSEs at grade 3. Learners are encouraged to apply on completion of their secondary education or as a mature learner; no previous knowledge is expected of the learner other than the wish to work within the marine sector.

  Work Experience

As part of your course you will be required to carry out Work Experience and/or an Industry Placement.

Falmouth is surrounded by a collection of industry leading companies that are willing to support and give information to any willing and keen future engineer.

  Assessment

You will be assessed through online assessment, practical assignments and through multi-choice exams.

  Progression

Successful completion of this course will allow learners to progress onto level three and has been the starting point of many successful marine engineers. Whether it’s a career in the super yacht industry, shore side repairs, navy or merchant navy.
Falmouth Marine School will be the first step in getting you towards your chosen career.

Careers in this industry:
- Marine engineer
- Service engineer
- Contracting engineer
- Yacht surveyor
- Hydraulic engineer
- Flotilla engineer

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