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Marine Engineering

A career in marine engineering can literally open up a world of opportunity for you. Our students leave us for a host of careers across the world, working on superyachts, in various dockyards and serving in the merchant navy.
Our specialist marine engineering workshop includes onboard and outboard engines, hydraulic systems, thrusters and generators from leading marine brands, giving you access to the most up-to-date equipment on the market.
In our full-size marine engine control room you can experience all areas of maintenance such as hydraulics, electrical and cooling systems, getting you ready for working in the industry, at home or abroad.


Ave. starting salary for qualified engineer

After I completed my course I went straight into work as a flotilla engineer with Greek Sails. If you would like to work in the sector I highly recommend Falmouth.

Michael Stevens

Apprenticeship Games 2021

11 June 2021, 08:30-17:00

To you have what it takes to be crowned apprentice team of the year? Hosted by The Cornwall College Group, The Apprenticeship Games will be held on Friday 11th June at Cornwall College, Camborne. Teams from the South West’s leading apprenticeship employers will be competing in a series of exciting and interactive challenges. Teams will be able to showcase their leadership, teamwork and communication skills, plus meet and engage with other apprentices and businesses.

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Featured course

Diploma In Boatbuilding, Restoration And Repair

Level 3 • Full-time • Falmouth Marine School

If you are passionate about boats, love working with your hands and aspire to be a Boatbuilder then this is the course for you! Incorporating the world-renowned City and Guilds Level 3 Advanced Diploma in Boatbuilding, our Boatbuilding, Restoration and Repair is a course full of challenge and reward. 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. During the course you will spend a great deal of time in our dedicated boatbuilding workshops where you’ll hone your skills on live boat projects. You’ll be learning from experienced professionals who are there to give you the very best start to your career and the time you will spend working on our live boat projects is invaluable to the development of your skill level and abilities. You’ll be looking at all the aspects of boatbuilding, from simple re-finishing, repairs and restorations to new-build projects; you’ll undertake surveys, write reports, speak to customers, source and cost materials and labour charges etc. 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 and keeping traditional skills alive, then this is the best place to learn and develop the specific skill set required.

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Sustainability tops college timetable during week-long eco conference

12th April 2021

A leading local college is renewing its focus on sustainability by hosting many of Cornwall’s most influential voices from the environmental movement in a series of talks and workshops. 

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