Ship Building

A ship building qualification gives you the skills to design, construct and maintain a variety of vessels from warships to superyachts to kayaks. You will gain practical experience in new composite technology, building and repairing boats in a range of materials including metal, wood and fibreglass. Your study will also give you the understanding of industry regulations and boating operations in addition to enabling you to work with other specialist professionals in the maritime industry.


Career opportunities

  • Shipwright
  • Shipbuilder
  • Boat builder
  • Marine fitter
  • Composites engineer marine
  • Composites tradesperson
  • Fabricator/welder
  • Boilermaker
  • Sheet metal worker
  • Hull welder
  • Pipe welder

TAFE Institutes

Below is a list of all TAFE Institutes and campuses in WA offering courses in the "Ship Building" study area.

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