Marchwood Construction & Marine Technologies Centre

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:

  • Carpentry
  • Electrical installations
  • Bricklaying
  • Boat building & yacht design
  • Marine engineering & electronics
  • Marine upholstery & interiors

Construction student in warehouse

Facilities at Marchwood


  • Large indoor and outdoor bricklaying workshop areas
  • Realistic facilities to complete real world assessments in the most suitable environment possible
  • State of the art electrical test classroom with assessment bay areas
  • Carpentry workshop for site carpentry and bench joinery
  • Comprehensive range of power tools and woodworking machinery


  • 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 food and snacks run by friendly staff.

Types of course available at Marchwood

Sixth Form

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 specialist training facilities.

Construction courses

Engineering courses

Marine Technology courses

Adult Training

Whether you are already working in a trade or looking to learn a new skill, you’ll find a wide range of courses for adults at Marchwood.

Adult Construction & 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.


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Marchwood Marine & Construction

Unit A5A North Road
Marchwood Industrial Park
SO40 4BL

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Contact Details

01590 625588