Marine - TAFE Queensland Gold Coast

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Combine your solving problems skills with your love of boats

The demand for Marine graduates is increasing as the number of registered recreational vessels in Queensland grows each year. TAFE Queensland Gold Coast offers a range of marine related courses ranging from Basic Fibreglassing to Marine Mechanics.

Marine Mechanics are typically involved in tasks concerning a specialised range of methods, tools, materials and information. They are required to provide and pass on solutions to predictable and unpredictable problems.

As a graduate of a TAFE Queensland Gold Coast Marine course, you would have developed skills required to work safely in and around recreational vessels and learnt setting up and repair procedures of small vessels including fibreglass repair.

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What career opportunities are available:

TAFE Queensland Gold Coast Marine graduates are employed in the following roles:

  • Marine Mechanic
  • Boat Builder
  • Boat Repairer

Major industry employers

  • Riveria
  • A.M.S. Tugs and Barges
  • Mermaid Marine Australia Ltd
  • Pacific Marine Group Pty Ltd

Five reasons to study Marine with TAFE Queensland Gold Coast

  • TAFE Queensland Gold Coast Marine courses have been developed with industry professionals, and provide students with the skills to successfully gain employment in this industry.
  • Many Marine courses at TAFE Queensland Gold Coast are delivered as apprenticeships.
  • Your apprenticeship is an investment in your long-term potential for employment.
  • You will get hands-on experience and earn money while training.
  • If you are the kind of person who likes to work outdoors and has a passion for tinkering and fixing problems, then a TAFE Queensland Gold Coast Marine course sounds like the right move for you.

Did you know

  • A Marine Mechanic needs to have a mechanical aptitude and a passion for tinkering.
  • Marine Mechanics have excellent employment opportunities. Some of the large industry employers are Yamaha, Suzuki, Honda, or Polaris. Other positions include working at a boatyard, marina, or yacht club.