To be accepted on the course you must have gained one of the following: Four GCSEs which must include Maths, Science and English at grades A-C; A vocationally related Level 2 qualification will be considered such as a first diploma/certificate in Engineering (including a merit in maths and science). Consideration will be given to mature students with relevant industrial experience.
The course is based at the Queen's Gardens campus of Hull College and Hull Trinity House Academ
9.00 - 4.00
This course will give candidates a good working knowledge of the maritime skills that employers demand along with an academic qualification to support the underpinning knowledge.
The course is a partnership between Hull College and Hull Trinity House Academy - the BTEC Level 3 Diploma in Engineering delivered by Hull College and the Maritime Skills delivered by Hull Trinity House Academy.
In the Autumn term students will spend one day a week with Hull Trinity House Academy studying valuable maritime skills both in the classroom and on the water.
This course will appeal to students wishing to obtain employment or an apprenticeship within engineering or marine/offshore engineering.
The seamanship and power boating qualifications are prerequisites for people who wish to progress to qualifications such as Yacht Master and Coastal Skipper which are requirements for many marine industry careers.
The course is also aimed at students wishing to further their education and progress onto a higher education course here at the college or at university. The academic qualification is at the level required by HE establishments for entry to a foundation degree, HNC/D or an honours degree (progression onto the Extended Diploma in Engineering required first).
BTEC Level 3 Subsidiary Diploma in Engineering Units Studied (Hull College)
• Health and Safety in the Engineering Workplace
• Communications for Engineering Technicians
• Mathematics for Engineering Technicians
• Electrical and Electronic Principles
• Properties and Applications of Engineering Materials for Technicians
• Engineering Drawing for Technicians
Maritime Skills Studied (Hull Trinity House Academy)
• Basic Navigation
• Boat and Marine Diesel maintenance
• Sailing and seamanship ~ Accredited to at least RYA level 2 Sailing and possibly higher depending on aptitude and prior experience
• Power boating ~ Accredited to RYA level 2
•Progression to employment
•BTEC Level 3 Extended Diploma in Engineering with Maritime skills Full Time
•Providing the student has gained employment - progression onto an Advanced Apprenticeship in Engineering.
Assessment ~ Maritime Skills
Assessment is through internal practical assessments and phase tests and external examinations.
Assessment ~ BTEC L3 Subsidiary Diploma in Engineering
Assessment is through internally set and internally marked written assessments, practical assessments and in class tests.
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