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Advanced Diploma in Marine Engineering

Qualification: City & Guilds Diploma
Level 3

This course is currently unavailable. Please register your interest below and we will let you know when it next becomes available.

About this course

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This career-led course is aimed at adults wanting to gain technical skills and knowledge in marine engineering at a more advanced level. The course is one day a week over two years and is held at our specialist Marine Skills Centre in Woolston, Southampton.

The Advanced Diploma in Marine Engineering covers marine engine maintenance, fault-finding, replacement of components and marine electrics.

Financial support
* If you’re aged 19 or over and are starting a further education course at level 3 or above, you may qualify for an Advanced Learner Loan. This course is eligible for an Advanced Learner Loan.

If you have any questions about this course, please contact us.

Tel: 023 8048 4848

  • Installation, fault diagnosis and repair of marine engines
  • Installation and repair of marine propulsion systems
  • Installation and repair of vessel services
  • Principles of marine construction and components
  • Safe and effective working in the marine industry

Our Marine Skills Centre on the waterside in Woolston features some of the best marine training facilities in the region including:

  • Composites workshop
  • Marine engineering workshop
  • Marine electrical workshop
  • Boat building and repair workshop
  • IT and CAD suites
  • GCSEs grade C/4 or above (including English, maths and science), or
  • Level 2 Marine Engineering, or
  • Extensive experience and sound knowledge of marine engineering, wood working and electrical systems

You will be required to attend an interview prior to enrolling onto the course.

  • Higher education (i.e. degree level study)
  • Employment in marine construction or engineering