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Marine Engineer

Designing, building, testing and repairing boats, ships, submarines and offshore platforms.

Summary of this apprenticeship standard

Level

3 (equivalent to A levels at grades A to E)

Typical length
48 months
Current funding band
Up to £27,000 per apprentice.
More information about funding
Entry requirements

Set by employer.

What apprentices will learn
  • ship and boat building
  • repair techniques
  • designing, building and operating offshore oil and gas platforms
  • marine surveying
  • making sure engines, instruments and systems work safely
Qualifications
  • apprentices must have achieved English and maths GCSE grades 9 to 4 (equivalent to A* to C) before taking their end-point assessment
Professional registration

Apprentices will be eligible to register as an engineering technician with the Institute of Marine Engineering, Science and Technology after completing their apprenticeship.

How apprentices are assessed

A government-approved organisation must assess apprentices towards the end of their apprenticeship.

This end-point assessment ensures apprentices achieve the skills, training and any qualifications necessary to complete their apprenticeship.

You can download the assessment plan from the Institute for Apprenticeships. There are no end-point assessment organisations for this apprenticeship yet. Please email apprentice.assessment@education.gov.uk if you urgently need an end-point assessment organisation.

More Information

The Institute for Apprenticeships has more detailed information about this apprenticeship.