Category: Berthon Apprenticeships
11 May, 2018
Fitting Flooring Structures Last week we brought you part 4 in the interior restoration of the famous World War 2 1942 Motor Gunboat MGB 81. This week we are pleased to bring you the final interior video in our series where we will be fitting the flooring/deck structure. This won’t…
04 May, 2018
Fitting the Bunk Structure & Webs Last week we brought you part 3 in our series of videos of the interior restoration of the famous World War 2 1942 Motor Gunboat MGB 81. This week we are pleased to bring you part 4 where we will be fitting the Bunk…
04 May, 2018
Adding to ISO14001:2015 and ISO9001:2015 Certification Berthon has recently celebrated its successful certification for OHSAS18001:2007 which is an internationally recognised standard which exists to help all kinds of organisations put in place demonstrably sound occupational health and safety performance. Having this rigorous policy and approach ensures Berthon protects its employees. …
28 March, 2018
As you can see Mike was forever joyful and never was a job too complex. Even his close peers silently and rather jealously lamented when they were too busy on other projects and Mike’s skill was being passed on to younger apprentices. Berthon wishes Mike a fabulous retirement.
09 March, 2018
During National Apprenticeship Week we have launched our apprenticeship recruitment campaign for 2018 and our desire to raise awareness of apprenticeship opportunities. Berthon has a mature apprenticeship programme and encourages applications from all that meet the baseline requirements in terms of technical interest and academic ability. However; it is clear…
14 February, 2018
Brian May, Chairman of the Dorset & Solent Apprentice Ambassador Network, discussing the importance of apprenticeships at the recent Worshipful Company of Shipwrights’ annual lectures at Southampton University’s Nuffield Theatre in January 2018. https://www.berthon.co.uk/about-berthon/apprenticeships/
21 December, 2017
Berthon Apprentice bronze in Queen’s Silver Medal In 1944, His Majesty King George VI, Permanent Master of the Shipwrights’ Company, launched a Silver Medal which was to be granted to the Shipyard Apprentice of the Year. Kenneth Wood was the first to win this prestigious medal and from then on the…
29 September, 2017
Yesterday afternoon Prince Edward, Earl of Wessex re-opened St Barbe Museum and Art Gallery. The museum in Lymington in the New Forest has recently undergone much-needed refurbishment work after being granted £1.78 million by the Heritage Lottery Trust. Work began last September and has transformed the museum from a cramped…
30 June, 2017
Berthon has been synonymous with yacht building and repairs since 1877. These days, the Berthon Shipyard completes successful construction, refit, repair and maintenance projects in both the commercial boat and leisure yachting sectors, achieving the highest industry standards. Berthon’s apprenticeship scheme has been established for more than 100 years and…
18 March, 2016
Earlier this week, the day after budget day, Nathan Smith a 3rd year Marine Engineering Apprentice from the Berthon Boat Company (BBC) was invited onto the Victoria Derbyshire sofa to join in the conversation about the impact the budget will have on young people and apprenticeships; very apt as it’s…
06 October, 2015
The annual Apprenticeship Graduation Awards were held for the 5th time at the Southampton Boat Show, with certificates being handed out by Annie Lush, British Olympics sailor and member of the all-female crew of the Volvo Ocean Race Campaign SCA. Berthon were there in force, a true testament to the…
03 September, 2015
The Worshipful Company of Shipwrights has released this year’s programme of prestigious speakers. Now in its fifth year, the annual lectures invite industry leaders from the marine sector to inform and inspire younger apprentices, shipwrights and graduates about the breadth, opportunities and career paths available in the UK’s unique and…
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