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Sunseeker launches new boatbuilding skills academy

Industry News, News | April 19, 2023 | By:

Sunseeker International, a British luxury performance motor yacht brand, recently announced the launch of a new training initiative to address a skills shortage affecting the marine industry. The Sunseeker Skills Academy, developed in partnership with Bournemouth and Poole College, in Poole, England, is open to those seeking a career change, offering individuals the opportunity to undertake a fully paid 12-week intensive boat-building course.

Successful applicants will learn trade skills across five boat-building specialties, comprising carpentry, plumbing, composite bonding, engineering and electrical installations. Following an intensive training program, students will join colleagues at the Sunseeker Shipyards in Poole to further develop competencies and achieve a nationally recognized qualification over 12 months.

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