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Berthon Apprenticeships

Berthon Apprentices today are the Managers of Tomorrow

May 11, 2021

Berthon apprentices are the managers of tomorrow. Berthon’s mature apprenticeship program has been established for more than 100 years, and today many of our employees have been with us for their entire careers, with others returning after a short exploration elsewhere. Each year there is a new intake choosing to…

Josh Ross wins Electronic Technician of the Year Award

February 9, 2021

Josh Ross wins Electronic Technician of the Year Award We are pleased to announce that Josh Ross, one of Berthon’s 4th year Marine Electrical apprentices, was recently awarded the newly certificated Electronic Technician of the Year by the British Marine Electrical & Electronics Association (BMEEA). Josh has been a model apprentice…

Berthon commits to its apprenticeship training

October 22, 2020

Berthon has offered apprenticeships for more than a century and presently has 17.6% of its workforce is made up of young people learning a chosen trade.  They are a valuable investment in the future of the maritime support industry and an important pillar of Berthon’s operation. Berthon made an early…

Berthon Marine Engineer, wins 2020 Lady Hamlyn award

June 30, 2020

Berthon Marine Engineer Aiden, an ambitious teenager hoping to secure a career in marine engineering has been recognised for a breakthrough year in the industry. Aidan Hinchcliffe, 16, recently won the 2020 Lady Hamlyn award from the Institute of Marine Engineering, Science and Technology. The nationwide search celebrates apprentices who…

Mental Health and Education

February 12, 2020

Berthon Apprentices discuss mental health and education This year, National Apprenticeship Week fell in the same week as “Time to Talk Day 2020.” In recognition of these two occasions, we attended a talk by Keith Longman at the Construction & Marine Technologies centre of Brockenhurst College on the 5th February. …

Beginning at Berthon

February 6, 2020

Beginning at Berthon – Berthon Apprentices At the Berthon Boat Company we have more than 30 fully funded apprentices, who train in a variety of disciplines over four years of on-site teaching / work experience and attendance of Brockenhurst College.  Each year there is a new intake choosing to learn…