Construction & Marine

Construction & Marine

Marchwood Construction and Marine Technology Training Centre is our a state-of-the art-facility offering the opportunity to learn the skills needed to enter a range of professions including:

  • Plumbing
  • Heating (ACS Gas-Safe)
  • Carpentry
  • Electrical installations
  • Bricklaying
  • Boat building & yacht design
  • Marine engineering & electronics
  • Marine upholstery & interiors

Construction student in warehouse

Facilities at Marchwood

Construction facilities

  • Indoor and outdoor bricklaying workshops
  • Facilities to complete real world assessments
  • Electrical test classroom with assessment bay areas
  • Carpentry workshop for site carpentry and bench joinery
  • Comprehensive range of power tools and woodworking machinery
  • Fully equipped plumbing and heating workshops

Marine facilities

  • Mig and arc welding bay for practising hand skills
  • Dedicated classroom for marine upholstery
  • Dedicated electrical section with radars, GPSs and batteries
  • Eight outboard engines
  • 20 petrol and diesel inboard marine engines
  • A speed boat and a sailing boat for students to take apart and rebuild

Marine Student working on project

We also offer…

Secure parking – Plenty of FREE secure, floodlit parking right outside the training facility.

Hot food and drinks  – A comfortable refreshment area offering hot and cold food run by our friendly staff.

Types of Courses at Marchwood

Sixth Form Courses

Construction Student with bricks

Students aged 14-19 taking a vocational Construction or Marine course will mainly be based at Marchwood in order to utilise the outstanding training facilities.

Construction courses

Engineering courses

Marine Technology courses

Adult Training

Whether you are already working in a trade or you’re looking to learn a new skill, Marchwood offers a range of courses for adults.

Adult Construction Courses

Adult Gas, plumbing & heating courses

Adult Marine Courses


Apprentices training at Berthon

Apprenticeships allow you to focus on a career area of your choice, train on the job and be paid as an employee whilst also studying for a nationally recognised vocational qualification – so you can earn while you learn.


Marchwood Gallery

Marchwood Marine & Construction Centre

Contact Details

01590 625588

Unit A5A North Road
Marchwood Industrial Park
SO40 4BL