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.


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


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


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.