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Marina & Boatyard Operatives
Level 2 Apprenticeship

Who is the apprenticeship for?

This apprenticeship is ideal for any of your employees who work within a marina (including coastal, inland, river, waterway docks, basins with moorings and services for vessels) or a boatyard setting (waterside locations where vessels are built, maintained, docked, or stored) and are responsible for the safe, effective and efficient running of your environment.

Level 2 Marina & Boatyard Operative

Up to 18 months

IMarEST

What will they learn?

This apprenticeship will provide your employees with the technical skills and knowledge needed to successfully operate your marina or boatyard environment. This includes customer service skills to enable engagement with customers, colleagues, external contractors/suppliers and visitors, as well as vessel handling including lifting, launching, high-pressure washing off and the storage of vessels ashore, and the berthing and movement of vessels on the water.

They will learn to work ensuring safe practice, complying with relevant legislation, regulations, and codes of practice. They will be able to confidently check the safety of vessel users, staff and visitors, along with the safety of vessels and property within the marina/boatyard confines.

How will they learn?

Our Personal Tutors will deliver high-quality face-to-face learning and coaching, and provide all the resources your employees need. Our intuitive learner management system ‘Bud’ will bring the subject to life through interactive learning tools, access to complementary online resources and relevant social communities. It also provides real-time information so you always know how your employees are progressing.

This apprenticeship will develop your employees’ knowledge, skills and behaviours in the following areas:

Knowledge

  • Risk & hazard guidelines
  • Environmental legislation
  • Control measures (minimise risk)
  • Industry products
  • Identify market needs

Skills

  • Safely operate pump-out facilities
  • Fuel calculations
  • Rigging & de-rigging
  • Stock control
  • Swing bridges & locks operation

Behaviours

  • Safety & environmental awareness
  • Customer service
  • Independent working
  • Logical decision making
  • Time management
  • Teamwork

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Your pathway to success

Once you have completed your Adult Care Worker Level 2 apprenticeship Standard, the natural progression is to advance to the Lead Adult Care Worker Level 3 apprenticeship Standard.

The Lead Adult Care Worker Level 3 apprenticeship will develop your skills further and enhance your career prospects in the adult care sector.

At Paragon Skills we are committed to inspiring you to succeed, and are here to support you throughout every stage of your apprenticeship.

We are looking for learners as committed and as passionate as we are. If this sounds like you, then contact us today and start your career on the apprenticeship route with Paragon Skills.

FAQs

How do we employ an apprentice?

We can help you find the right apprentice for your business. If you are looking to employ an apprentice you can learn more about the process on our Employing an apprentice page, or you can call us to discuss your requirements on 0800 783 2545.

How much does apprenticeship training cost?

The cost of an apprenticeship varies and is dependent on the level and Standard or Framework. To find out which Standards or Frameworks best meet your business needs, and the cost of these, speak to your training provider.

How long does an apprenticeship last?

In the sectors we work in, an apprenticeship takes 12 to 48 months, however this can vary depending on the hours worked, the industry sector and level of qualification.

Apprentice

Leah Meredith

I began my apprenticeship unsure of the career path I wanted to pursue but I am now becoming aware of my strengths and how I can put them to use to enable a stable and successful career within the future.

Apprenticeships in this sector

  • Level 2 apprenticeship

    This apprenticeship is ideal for any of your employees who work within a marina (including coastal, inland, river, waterway docks, basins with moorings and services for vessels) or a boatyard setting (waterside locations where vessels are built, maintained, docked, or stored) and are responsible for the safe, effective and efficient running of your environment.

    Level 2 Marina & Boatyard Operative
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    These employees will manufacture, assemble, strip, repair and re-build components, learn to install, maintain, fault find and repair marine engines, ancillary systems and equipment.

    Marine Engineering Standards Level 3
    Up to 48 months City & Guilds
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