New Shipwrights Apprenticeship Scheme sponsored employers for 2020-21

We are delighted to announce five new employers sponsored by us for academic year 2020-21. We welcome to our stable the newly recruited apprentices at Rob Perry Marine in Axminster, Blackwater Marina in Essex, TLC Refit and Repair in Kent, Island RIBs on the Isle of Wight, and Spencer Rigging also hailing from the Isle […]

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Bournemouth and Poole College – a new provider for the Boatbuilder apprenticeship

Bournemouth and Poole College have confirmed they will start delivery of the level 3 Boatbuilder apprenticeship in January 2021. This is great news for our sector and we very much welcome a new learning provider to the marine industry.

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Shipwrights Company sponsored employer featured in local press…

Rob Perry Marine of Axminster, one of the Shipwrights Company new sponsored employers for 2020-21, were recently featured in a local magazine. The article focused on the new apprentice and the financial sponsorship they secured from the Shipwrights Company to support their apprentice. This particular apprentice, Will Tewson, is sponsored by us via a generous […]

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Shipwrights Company and Maritime Skills Alliance join forces…

The Maritime Skills Alliance (MSA) recently launched an industry-wide apprenticeship pledge campaign. Covid-19 has inevitably affected opportunities for young people. The MSA’s campaign asked maritime employers to show their commitment to young people by publicly signing the Apprenticeship Pledge. There are two pledge statements: We pledge to do everything we can to keep our apprentices […]

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Shipwrights perfect circles…

Twenty years ago today the Shipwrights Company awarded a Billmeir grant for tools to a young Boatbuilder in the making. He now runs his own successful business and is in the process of recruiting an apprentice of his own. A perfect circle! http://www.johnmcshea.co.uk http://www.devoncraftsman.com

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Shipwrights Apprenticeship Scheme featured in Classic Boat Magazine

The Shipwrights Apprenticeship Scheme was featured in a recent edition of the prestigious trade magazine Classic Boat. Read all about it on page 16 here: https://issuu.com/chelseamagazines/docs/cssbm20

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Shipwrights apprenticeship bursaries for academic year 2020-21 

All applications from employers for apprenticeship bursaries have been received and we are no longer accepting any further applications for academic year 2020-21. An announcement regarding bursaries for next academic year will be made in Spring 2021

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Shipwrights’ Lectures Two Weeks Away

This year featuring several Senior Level Representatives of Major Marine Organisations The 2019 Shipwrights’ Lectures are on Wednesday 16 October at the Nuffield Theatre, University of Southampton Campus. This event is free to attend and is less than a month away so book online now at:  https://www.shipwrights.co.uk/education/shipwrights-lectures/shipwright-lectures-company-attendees-application-form or in case of any queries please email  lectures@shipwrights.co.uk The Lectures […]

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News from MSSC

John Morris, Trust Officer, at MSSC has written with a breakdown of how the Sea Cadets allocated the donation received from the Shipwrights’ Company – Sea Cadets

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