Introduction to Marine Technology

Qualification: Diploma
Level 2

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About the course

Held at our specialist Marine Skills Centre in Woolston, this course will provide you with the skills and experience of using the latest marine technical processes. You will be taught in our dedicated woodworking and marine engineering workshops. Our specialist industry experienced tutors will teach you a range of boat building and marine engineering techniques.

What you will learn
  • Ship joinery techniques
  • Service and maintenance of marine mechanical devices
  • Working in the marine industry
  • Producing components from metal
  • Understanding technical drawings and documentation

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



100% coursework / practical

Entry requirements
  • 4 GCSEs grade A*–D/9–3 (including English, maths and science)

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

Dates, times & fees
Start Date Course Times Duration Campus Fees
03/09/18 1 year Main
What next?
  • Level 2 Marine Construction, Systems Engineering and Maintenance
  • Advanced Apprenticeship in Marine Engineering, Marine Electrical or Boat Building
  • Entry level employment in marine construction or engineering
Additional information

Trips, visits & activities

  • Southampton Boat Show
  • Guest speakers
  • Opportunities to work on industry and community projects
  • Work experience
  • Industry week activities