Interested in developing your boatbuilding skills?

What is IBTC Portsmouth?

World-renowned training provider with 100% employment rate of graduates to date. Based at the heart of Portsmouth Historic Dockyard offers a Level 3 City and Guilds Qualification, its own Diploma and a range of short courses. Teaching techniques of traditional boatbuilding and related transferable skills.

An Introduction to IBTC Portsmouth

In the heart of the Historic Dockyard, Boathouse 4 is a stunning venue for our training courses and it is filled with wooden boats in all stages of repair and build. Anyone with an interest in wooden boats or boat building will love it.

As Featured on BBC South Today

The Portsmouth Historic Dockyard boasts some of the most precious pieces of maritime history, like HMS Victory and Warrior. Now it’s nurturing the skills needed to keep them in good shape for the future.

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