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Boat Builder (Composite)

Published
Hybrid Apprenticeship
Sponsoring Company:
Marine Industry Training and Education Council
Industries
O*Net Code
47-2031.00
Rapids Code
Req. Hours
5110
State
DC
Created
Jun 05, 2021
Updated
Jun 05, 2021

Time-Based Skills

7 skill sets | 52 total skills
Work Safely - 90 req. hrs
Apply health and safety in the workplace
Demonstrate knowledge of composite in the workplace
Tools & Equipment - 220 req. hrs
Select, use, maintain hand tools and portable power tools
Operate simple and complex mechanical plant composite equipment
Demonstrate knowledge of gelcoat application equipment
Teambuilding - 320 req. hrs
Communicate effectively with colleagues, management, & customers
Describe care and timelines as an employee
Manage self and organize others in a team project
Make a work schedule for a composite project
Demonstrate knowledge of composite project internal control
Composite Materials - 60 req. hrs
Identify and explain the causes and prevention of material deterioration
Demonstrate knowledge of timber and adhesives used in boat building
Demonstrate knowledge of composite technology
Sustainability and Environment - 60 req. hrs
Apply environmentally sustainable work practices and principles in composite
Calculations and Drawings - 525 req. hrs
Perform Measurements and cost calculations for composite projects
Produce scale drawings of boat surfaces from corrected offsets
Demonstrate knowledge of composite construction drawings and produce freehand sketch
Loft a hull and loft full sized decks and superstructures
Produce a half-model of a small craft scale
Apply Knowledge & application of construction costs & contracts to composite production
Interpret and apply assembly drawings
Composite Boat Building Technical Skills - 3835 req. hrs
Touch-up and restore gelcoat
Produce composite products using different techniques and processes
Prepare materials and equipment to produce composite products
Produce an open mold from plug or pattern for composites
Repair damaged or faulty composites
Deposit composite materials by spray or chopper gun and prepare fiber reinforced composite for surface coating
Prepare fiber reinforced composite for surface coating
Deposit a polyester gelcoat by hand for composites
Provide for and attach fixtures, Fitting, and fasteners in composites
Install internal & external boat fittings and boat electrical systems
Install exterior boat joinery, modules, components, and boat tankage system
Demonstrate knowledge of electrical & electronic applications in boat building
Demonstrate Knowledge of insulation and install insulation in boats
Lift, support, and move boats and components
Demonstrate Knowledge of adhesives used in composites
Prepare fiber-reinforced composite substrates for surface coatings
Lift, support, and secure large composite components safely
Finish product specification for composites
Produce resin item to finished product specifications for composites
Alter resin rheology with fillers, extenders, and additives for composites
Describe resin infusion and injection processes for composites
Produce composite items using different application techniques
Produce a laminate by vacuum bagging for composites
Describe, install and test plumbing systems
Produce templates or patterns used in boat building
Build boat framework under supervision
Describe and apply filling and fairing technology
Construct interior wooden support structures and cabinetry for boats
Laminate and join timber material used in boat building
Identify boat fittings, fixtures, and fasteners
Produce Plug or pattern and an open mold from plug or pattern for composites

Technical Instruction

Work Safely - 80 req. hrs
Apply health and safety in the workplace
Demonstrate Knowledge of composite in the workplace
Tools & Equipment - 80 req. hrs
Select, use, maintain hand tools and portable power tools
Operate simple and complex mechanical plant composite equipment
Teambuilding - 80 req. hrs
Communicate effectively with colleagues, management, & customers
Manage self and organize others in a team project
Composite Materials - 40 req. hrs
Demonstrate Knowledge of Composite Technology
Sustainability and Environment - 40 req. hrs
Apply environmentally sustainable work practices and principles in composite
Calculations and Drawings - 80 req. hrs
Perform measurements and cost calculations for composite projects
Demonstrate knowledge of composite construction drawings and produce freehand sketch
Composite Technical Skills - 120 req. hrs
Repair damage or faulty composite items/product
Touch up and restore gelcoat
Identify boat fittings and fastenings

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