Modern Apprenticeship Boatbuilding & Repair

SCQF Level 6

SVQ Boatbuilding and Repair at SCQF 6

  • An apprenticeship is a period of time during which you are studying for a qualification while being employed. Apprenticeship schemes in Scotland are funded by the Scottish Government and administered by Skills Development Scotland (for more details go to )

Course Content

The SVQ in Boat Building and Repair has four mandatory units including: complying with statutory regulations and organisational safety requirements; slinging; lifting and moving materials; and machinery and components in a marine environment.

In addition to the mandatory units, candidates select one of two specialist pathways:

Wooden Boat Building and Repair.

Composite Boat Building and Repair and Metal Boat Building and Repair.

Entry Requirements

This SVQ is suitable for individuals who are currently in employment and who wish to obtain a formal qualification.

Course Timetable

96 -144 weeks

SCQF Level 6