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Certificate III in Marine Craft Construction (Gold Coast Tafe)

TAFE Queensland Gold Coast coordinates and sources vocational placement. The vocational placement component of the qualification will be offered at small, medium and large organisations on the Gold Coast.

This training program is designed for the marine craft construction industry. After this course, students will become a qualified tradesperson in the marine craft industry.

Career oportunities

Boat building and repairing

Course description:

The course is delivered using a combination of face-to-face classroom instruction, simulated learning environment and compulsory vocational placement.

Assessment methods and tools in this course: oral tasks (interview questions), written tasks (workbook, recognition of prior learning, tests, assignments, examinations), group work and discussions as case studies or role plays, project and simulated or workplace performance (practical demonstration with observation checklists). Assessment results recognise student achievement against each competency.

Teaching-learning resources include: study guides, journals, textbooks, CDs, and DVDs.

Tasks will include:

  • production of templates and patterns from full size detail drawings
  • fitting out of internal and external components of vessels
  • installation of engineering drive systems
  • repairs to wooden, fibreglass and composite craft

Time table:

The course is delivered over at least 20 hours per week for 2 years (including holidays) at TAFE Queensland Gold Coast Marine Training Centre (Coomera QLD).

Classes are held on Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday 8.00am-4.30pm.

NOTE: You will receive your specific timetable at Orientation.

For more information about this course and more contact us

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