The Cornwall College Group has opted into the TEF and received a Silver award.
This Higher National Certificate (HNC) is a structured programme of learning designed to deliver the academic knowledge for learners looking for future employment within the maritime engineering sector and focuses on the skills required to become an Engineering Officer within the Small Commercial Vessel sector with particular emphasis on the Superyacht industry. The programme aims to combine the most relevant skills and knowledge required to equip graduates with a strong foundation of knowledge and understanding of the technologies appropriate to that industry. Those learners completing this programme will have the academic knowledge and skills to continue their studies within a Cadetship programme with an aim of employment as a Marine Engineering Officer within the Superyacht industry. Once qualified, the Cadet will have the necessary skills and qualifications to develop responsibility for the maintenance and operation of a ship's main propulsion machinery, auxiliary equipment, deck machinery, and domestic, air conditioning, refrigeration and electrical services. When combined with the Falmouth Marine School Professional Superyacht Cadetship programme this academic course forms the basis of a career path to Engineering Officer Certificate of Competency. The programme has been designed in consultation with the Superyacht industry and the Maritime and Coast Guard Agency.
Computer Aided Design for Marine Engineers (20 credits); Mathematics for Marine Engineers (20 credits); Applied Mechanics for Marine Engineers (20 credits); Electro-technology for Marine Engineers (20 credits); Marine Engineering (20 credits); Superyacht Construction for Marine Engineers (20 credits); Work Experience for Marine Engineers (0 credits)
How to apply
If your application is completed by the following date, it’s guaranteed to be considered:
15 January*If you apply after this deadline, universities or colleges don’t have to consider your application if they’ve filled their spaces, so the sooner you apply, the better!
You will need these codes when you add a choice to your application.
|Campus name||Falmouth Marine School|
This course may be available at alternative locations, please check if other course options are available
Points of entry
The following entry points are available for this course:
- Year 1
|UCAS Tariff||48 points|
|A level||48 tariff points to include at least 32 points from A2 level qualification in relevant subject areas|
|Pearson BTEC Level 3 National Extended Diploma (first teaching from September 2016)||PPP||In an appropriate subject|
|Access to HE Diploma||45 credits at level 3 in an appropriate subject|
|Scottish Higher||48 UCAS tariff points to include at least 32 points from Scottish Advanced Highers|
|GCSE/National 4/National 5||Minimum of Grade C/grade 4 in Maths, English Language and Science|
Other level 3 qualifications will be taken into consideration and dependent upon subject area and number of units studied.
Mature applicants (over 21) with relevant experience but without the stated entry qualifications will be considered individually at interview
Please click the following link to find out more about qualification requirements for this coursehttp://www.cornwall.ac.uk
Additional entry requirements