Marine Service Technologies: A rewarding career with a global reach.

The objective of this course is designed to develop the necessary skills and competencies for students preparing for a career in boat/yacht repair and refinishing occupations within the marine industry. The content includes, but is not limited to: marine technology, boating and navigation, workplace safety practices, communication skills, mathematical and scientific practices as related to the marine industry.

Employment Opportunities:

Marine Service technicians may seek employment in industries such as a marine mechanic, marine shopping and transportation, cruise lines, and as industrial mechanic.

marineCareer Opportunities:

  • Marine Vessel Repair
  • Recreational/Commercial Boat Maintenance
  • Power Planet & Outdrives
  • Electrical/Electronic Systems
  • Marine Plumbing
  • Trailers/Shipping Containers

Employment Outlook:

Because marine engines and machinery have become more sophisticated and efficient, there will continue to be demand for repair services as people are less able to repair and service their own equipment.

Salary:

According to the Occupational Handbook published on December 17, 2015 by the Bureau of Labor Statics, the median wage for this career is $17.95 hourly and $37,340 annually. This industry is expected to grow 6% through the year 2022.

Course hours 1350. This program is scheduled to be offered at Lindsey Hopkins Technical College in August 2016. For more information, please contact us at 305-558-8000.