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Marine Engineers Apprentice Boatworld

We need an ambitious and hardworking professional who has a passion for engines. We prize accuracy and precision above all else, so we require a marine engineers apprentice who can pay careful attention on the job, follow instructions precisely and double-check their work before completing a task.

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Closing date: 28 Feb 2023

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage


  • Working week

    Monday - Friday, 8.30am - 4.30pm

    Total hours per week: 37.5

  • Expected duration

    36 Months

  • Possible start date

    08 Mar 2023

  • Date posted

    11 Jan 2023

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

What will the apprentice be doing?

  • Carry out fundamental maintenance tasks on marine engines & boats
  • Perform routine servicing and inspection procedures
  • Contribute to the maintenance of a safe and efficient workshop
  • Obtain diagnostic and repair information
  • Use a range of diagnostic equipment
  • Test the function of repaired and fitted components
  • Work within the parts department picking parts orders for the warehouse team
  • Give advice and technical help to customers via email, calls and messages
  • Working in the manufacturing area of the business working with the warehouse team to produce an in-house made product. General maintenance tasks with the office & warehouse

What training will the apprentice take and what qualification will the apprentice get at the end?

  • An apprenticeship allows you to earn a wage, gain valuable work experience and industry specific competence. You will be expected to work towards the Maintenance Operations Engineering Technician Level 3 Apprenticeship Standard, with support from your employer and the Chesterfield College Group
  • As part of your apprenticeship, and dependent on your prior attainment, you may be required to complete maths and English Functional Skills which is an integral part of your apprenticeship. Upon successful completion you will be awarded additional certificates of recognition for these qualifications

What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?

  • Full time position with the company

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, Attention to detail, Organisation skills, Problem solving skills, Team working, Initiative, Physical fitness


GCSE or equivalent English (Grade 4/C or above) Essential
GCSE or equivalent Maths (Grade 4/C or Above) Essential

Things to consider

Element of lifting within the role

About the employer is a fast-paced online retailer with over 50+ years in the watersports & boating industry. Our ethos is delivering the best equipment at the most competitive prices. We sell top brands within the industry, but we also manufacture our own products. This is a growing market for us as well as moving into the business-to-business side of the industry. We are looking for a new member of the team in our Chesterfield-based warehouse to work with our marine engineer to grow their skills and help with the growth of our business.







S41 9PZ

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Training provider



James Sayles

01246 500 500

Apprenticeship standard

Maintenance and operations engineering technician

Level 3 (A level)

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