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Qualification name BTEC Diploma in Sport (QCF)
Qualification level 3
Awarding organisation Pearson Education Ltd (Formerly EDEXCEL)
Course type Classroom based
Course hours Full-time
Course start date 1st September 2021
Cost £0.00
Cost description PLEASE ENQUIRE
Attendance pattern Daytime

UKSA’s 2-year Maritime Foundation course is aimed at those who have no prior experience in watersports or yachting. This course provides the essential skills, qualifications and knowledge required to start a career within the Maritime Industry. On completion of this course, learners are able to progress towards employment within the maritime sectors including watersports instruction, superyachts, merchant navy, Royal Navy, workboats, fisheries etc. Aiming towards roles such as seaman or deckhand. Job opportunities available for students on completion of the Maritime Foundation course are: Watersports instructor Mate (Flotilla) Deck officer (merchant navy) Mate (tugs) Deckhand ( Superyachts/Workboats)

Interest or experience in watersports, outdoor education or maritime industry Successful interview at UKSA Students who do not have a 9-4 GCSE grades in English or Maths will be required to complete functional skills or GCSE’s in English and Maths, whilst attending The Maritime Foundation

During this 2-year programme, 80% of your training will be practical with the remaining 20% theory.

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Name Uksa Sailing
Address Arctic Road
Isle Of Wight
PO31 7PQ
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