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Marine Apprenticeships at Berthon Boat Company

October 9, 2019

As the modern workforce becomes more transient it is more important than ever that we train, support and develop our apprentices. To this end we continue to innovate with our apprenticeship programme, broadening depth and adding value to the core college delivery. This approach helps us attract high calibre applicants, engages them over the 4 years of their training in what are technically complex, safety-critical roles that train them to be responsible in order that we retain their skills post-apprenticeship.

The below video was shot to give you an insight into apprenticeships here at Berthon, in which you will hear from our managers and the trainees on what they will learn and the importance of apprenticeships, not just for Berthon but for themselves and competitor businesses.

Apprenticeships are available in the following disciplines:

  • Marine Engineering
  • Marine Electrical & Electronics
  • Shipwright / Boatbuilder
  • Painter/Sprayer
  • Rigging (traditional & modern) and boat movers

Apprentices receive on the job experience working on prestige private and commercial vessels gaining City & Guilds qualifications with the support of our training provider. If you know anyone who has the enthusiasm, drive and commitment to complete a 4-year apprenticeship this is an ‘Earn as you Learn’ vocational training in a top-quality environment. More information regarding Berthon apprenticeships can be found here.

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