A rewarding career with a global reach.

INTRODUCTION

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.

CAREER OPPORTUNITIES:

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

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.

The total number of hours for this training is 1350. The program is scheduled to be offered at Lindsey Hopkins Technical College starting August 2016.