Marine industry careers

Spend up to 28 weeks a year in the marine industry developing your employability skills in training, work experience and a school-based apprenticeship. This is the ultimate gamechanger for career-minded students looking to pursue the marine industry.

Why not start your marine career in school with a Marine Academy?

  • Finish Year 12 and gain your Queensland Certificate of Education (QCE)
  • Immerse yourself in the marine industry through site visits, excursions and work experience with various employers based at Coomera
  • Commence your school-based apprenticeship or traineeship in the marine industry before you graduate
  • Grow your character and mindset to be a valuable contributor to the industry and your community.

This is the ultimate gamechanger for career-minded young people looking to pursue the marine industry from Year 10 or Year 11 in 2023. Spend up to 28 weeks a year in the marine industry developing your employability skills in training, work experience and a school-based apprenticeship.

Learn more at our Open Day

You are invited to learn more about opportunities that exist for current Years 9 and 10 students who wish to start their marine career in school. The intention is to understand the number of industry roles available with a consortium of marine employers.

Marine Industry Open Day
Tuesday, 19th July – Garage 25, Coomera
4.30pm to 6.30pm
REGISTER NOW

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Learn more about our deliberately different, industry-driven senior school program designed to educate young people to become apprentices and trainees of the highest calibre, specifically for the marine industry and the world of work.

Speak to a variety of employers about career opportunities. It’s simply about finding what fits and loving what you do… particularly if you love boats.

Year 10 Program

Year 10 is a time of exploration where young people discover the options available in an industry career.

Year 11 & 12 Program

Year 11 and 12 is a period of development and employment where young people aim to be signed up with an employer.

Pathway to Marine Mechanic

Matthew commenced a school-based apprenticeship at the AITC.

Opportunities across a breadth of disciplines

You don’t have to choose between finishing school and starting your career. The marine industry provides a breadth of career opportunities for young people and can take you close to home or as far away abroad as you wish.

  • Boat Builder
  • Composite Technician
  • Engineer
  • Electrician
  • Timber & Composite
  • Fitter
  • Machinist
  • Cabinet Maker
  • Upholsterer
  • Welder (Light Fabrication)
  • Spray Painter
  • French Polisher
  • Boiler maker