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Marine

Working in the marine industry.

The New Zealand Marine Industry is New Zealand’s largest non-primary manufacturing based industry.

The New Zealand Marine Industry is highly regarded worldwide for its high quality boats including sailing and motor super yachts, trailer boats and launches as well as a supplier of marine related products and services.

The New Zealand Marine Industry needs skilled apprentices to support growth and to drive innovation in the industry.

WHAT YOU WILL LEARN: Skills and knowledge in boat building (custom and production, alloy, wood and composite); marine systems engineering; mechanical powerboat systems, marine interior and exterior finishing (marine cabinet making & painting); marine electronics; spa and mast construction; sail making. we also have apprenticeships in marina operations and boatyard operations engineering.

CAREER OPTIONS

Boatbuilder, Marine Fabricator, Marine Welder, Composite Technician, Marine Builder, Production Boatbuilder, Composite Fabricator, Engineering Technician, System Service & Repair, Marine Coater, Marine Painter, Marine Electrician, EWRB Electrical Installer, Cabinet Builder, Builder Technician, Interior Technician, Marine Systems Engineer, Power Boat Rigger

NZQA LEVELS
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Boatbuilding - Composites - Apprenticeship

The aim of this programme is to provide the marine industry with people who have the knowledge and skills to work in a team, unsupervised, to refit or construct new vessels using composite materials.

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Boatbuilding - Custom Alloy Apprenticeship

The aim of this programme is to provide the marine industry with people who have the knowledge and skills to work in a team, unsupervised, to refit or construct new alloy vessels and refit and maintain older alloy vessels.

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Boatbuilding - Production Alloy - Apprenticeship

The aim of this programme is to provide the marine industry with people who have the knowledge and skills to work in a team, unsupervised, to refit or construct new alloy production boats. 

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Boatbuilding - Production Composite - Apprenticeship

The aim of this programme is to provide the marine industry with people who have the knowledge and skills to work in a team, unsupervised, to refit or construct new composite production boats. 

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Boatbuilding - Wood - Apprenticeship

The aim of this programme is to provide the marine industry with people who have the knowledge and skills to work in a team, unsupervised, to refit or construct new vessels using wooden materials. 


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Composite Sail Making - Apprenticeship

The aim of this programme is to provide the marine industry with people who have the knowledge and skills to work unsupervised as composite sail makers.

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Launch it - School to Work Programme

This limited credit programme provides an introduction to marine, marina, or composite workplaces.  

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Marine Coatings - Exterior - Apprenticeship

The aim of this programme is to provide the marine industry with people who have the knowledge and skills to work in unsupervised roles in the exterior coating of refit vessels or new vessels.

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Marine Coatings - Interior - Apprenticeship

The aim of this programme is to provide the marine industry with people who have the knowledge and skills to work in unsupervised roles in the interior coating of refit vessels or new vessels.

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