Boat Building and Repair

Modern Apprenticeship


What's Boat Building and Repair like?

If you have a love for the outdoors and enjoy constructing or making things, then a boat building and repair apprenticeship could be for you. You'll learn about fabrication and welding, boat carpentry and joinery, marine electrics and marine engineering all while working by Scotland's coast. 

You can choose between working with metal or wood and you'll learn how to keep yourself safe in the workplace. You'll also learn career skills to help you now and in the future. These include communication, problem solving and working with others. 

When you've finished this apprenticeship, you could continue your studies and study an engineering apprenticeship or go straight into a boat building and repair role.

Entry requirements

There are no formal entry requirements for this apprenticeship.

How does it work?

You’ll learn in a real-world environment and earn a wage. You’ll also study with a college or another learning provider. 

How long will it take?

It will take around 36 months to complete.

How to apply

Use the 'Find vacancies near you' search at the end of this page to look for vacancies, then you can apply online.

You'll apply on or the company’s own website – there are details on the vacancy advert. 

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