Marine Service Technologies Program
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 terminology, boating, and navigation, workplace safety practices, communication skills, mathematical and scientific practices as related to the marine industry.
- Marine Vessel Repair
- Recreational/Commercial Boat Maintenance
- Power Plants & Outdrives
- Electrical/Electronic Systems
- Marine Plumbing
- Trailers/Shipping Containers
Overall employment of small engine mechanics is projected to grow 6% from 2018 to 2028.
The average wage for this career in Florida is $21.83 hourly or $45,410 annually.
The entire program is 1350 hours. Students can earn a certificate at the completion of the following Occupational Completion Points (OCPs):
|OCP A||Marine Rigger||300 Hours|
|OCP B||Outboard Engine Technician||300 Hours|
|OCP C||Outboard Engine Diagnostics Technician||150 Hours|
|OCP D||Inboard Gas Engine Technician||300 Hours|
|OCP E||Drive Train Technician||150 Hours|
|OCP F||Inboard Diesel Technician||150 Hours|
|Total Hours: 1350|
Location & Schedule:
Marine Service Technologies is available at the following school (s):
|Lindsey Hopkins Technical College||Monday - Friday from 8:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.|
|South Dade Technical College||Monday - Friday from 8:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.|
Contact Information at the Location:
Additional information can be provided by student services:
|LOCATION||COUNSELOR / REGISTRAR||PHONE NUMBER|
|Lindsey Hopkins Technical College|
|South Dade Technical College|
|Oscar de Leon||Ext. 2111|
- Bureau of Labor Statistics, U.S. Department of Labor, Occupational Outlook Handbook, Small Engine Mechanics, on the Internet at https://www.bls.gov/ooh/installation-maintenance-and-repair/small-engine-mechanics.htm.