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Marine and Defence Careers

Did you know that Plymouth is known worldwide for its marine science and technology expertise? There are over 300 marine-related businesses operating in Plymouth accounting for over 10% employment in the city. The work ranges from world leading research, design and build, innovation and cutting-edge technology.
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Plymouth is home to Devonport Dockyard, the largest naval base in Western Europe, which is the sole nuclear repair and refuelling facility for the Royal Navy accounting for over 11% of employment in the city.

These businesses will need software engineers, mechanical engineers, and electronic/electrical engineers and people with IT and robotic skills both now and in the future. There are a high number of apprenticeships, advanced apprenticeships, degree apprenticeships and graduate opportunities available across a number of different disciplines.


Source: Skills Launchpad Plymouth

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