Marine Service Technologies Program

Motor boat being tested for functionality

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 terminology, boating, and navigation, workplace safety practices, communication skills, mathematical and scientific practices as related to the marine industry.

Career Opportunities:

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

Employment Outlook:

Overall employment of small engine mechanics is projected to grow 6% from 2018 to 2028.

Salary:

The average wage for this career in Florida is $21.83 hourly or $45,410 annually.

Completion Requirements:

The entire program is 1350 hours. Students can earn a certificate at the completion of the following Occupational Completion Points (OCPs):

OCPCOURSEHOURS
OCP AMarine Rigger300 Hours
OCP BOutboard Engine Technician300 Hours
OCP COutboard Engine Diagnostics Technician150 Hours
OCP DInboard Gas Engine Technician300 Hours
OCP EDrive Train Technician150 Hours
OCP FInboard Diesel Technician150 Hours
Total Hours: 1350

Location & Schedule:

Marine Service Technologies is available at the following school (s):

LOCATIONCOURSE'S SCHEDULE
Lindsey Hopkins Technical CollegeMonday - Friday from 8:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.
South Dade Technical CollegeMonday - Friday from 8:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.

Contact Information at the Location:

Additional information can be provided by student services:

LOCATIONCOUNSELOR / REGISTRAR PHONE NUMBER
Lindsey Hopkins Technical College
(305) 324-6070
Patricia Estiverne
Sandra Hawkins
Jacques Lucien
Rose Jasmin
Ext. 7089
Ext. 7129
Ext. 7039
South Dade Technical College
(305) 247-7839
Oscar de LeonExt. 2111

 

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