Marina & Boatyard Apprenticeship

Marina & Boatyard Apprenticeship

“Marina and boatyard operative apprenticeship delivers a variety of operations and services that include vessel handling such as lifting, launching, high pressure washing off and the storage of vessels ashore”

Marinas and boatyards support the yachting and boating sectors, which are key areas of the leisure marine industry. Marinas include coastal or inland, river and waterway docks, or basins with moorings and services for vessels. Boatyards are waterside locations where vessels are built, maintained, docked, or stored. A marina and boatyard operative delivers a variety of operations and services that include vessel handling such as lifting, launching, high pressure washing off and the storage of vessels ashore, and the berthing and movement of vessels on the water in accordance with company policy. In this role, you must work in a safe manner, complying with relevant legislation, regulations, codes of practice and other information and guidance. This will help ensure the safety of vessel users, staff and visitors, along with ensuring the safety of vessels and property within the marina and boatyard confines. In performing your role as a marina and boatyard operative, you’ll use a range of equipment, as well as engage with customers, other staff, external contractors/suppliers and visitors. You’ll also conduct regular maintenance activities and checks around the marina and boatyard.