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Marina and Boatyard Operative Level 2

Details of standard

Occupational profile

To deliver a variety of operations and services that include vessel handling such as lifting, launching, high pressure washing off and storage of vessels ashore. Birthing and movement of vessels on the water. Use a wide range of equipment, engage with customers, other staff, external contractors/suppliers and visitors. Conduct regular maintenance and check around the marina/boatyard, work under their own initiative, and as part of a team.


The apprenticeship will typically take between 18 – 24 months to complete.


This apprenticeship standard is at Level 2.

Mandatory Qualifications

If Level 1 English and Maths has not already been achieved, these will be studied alongside the main Apprenticeship and must be completed, Level 2 must also be attempted, before taking the EPA.

Core Knowledge and Skills must be met together with one specialised option of:

  • Fuel and Pump out
  • Rigging
  • Chandlery and Retail
  • Lock and Bridge Operation

Career progression

Can lead to becoming a fully qualified ‘Certified Marina Manager’ or ‘Certified Marina Professional’.

Potential career pathways include:

  • Marina / Boatyard Supervisor
  • Project Manager
  • Customer Service Manager
  • Supply Chain Manager
  • Health and Safety Manager

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