Marine Service Technologies Program / Course

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.

Career Opportunities:

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

Employment Opportunities:

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

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.


Median wage for this career is $17.95 hourly and $37,340 annually. This industry is expected to grow 6% through the year 2022.


Location and Hours:

  • Lindsey Hopkins Technical College (Certificate – 1350 Hours)