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Marine Service Technology CCP

Marine Service Technology Overview (5453)

Type of Award

CCP - Career Certificate Program Certificate

Program Website

www.palmbeachstate.edu/career-pathways/pathway-industry/default.aspx

Program Description

The Marine Service Technology program will provide students with the knowledge and skills needed to obtain employment in the marine industry. This 1,350 hour program employs theory and laboratory work to cover a broad range of entry-level skills that will provide a solid foundation for a career in the industry.

Admission Requirements

  • No high school diploma or GED is required. (To be eligible to receive federal student aid, you must: Have a high school diploma or a General Education Development (GED) certificate, or have complete homeschooling)

Completion Requirements

  • Successfully complete all courses listed in the catalog for this program.
  • All financial responsibilities must be satisfied.

Program Length

Daytime: 1350 clock hours - 42 weeks/ Evenings: 1350 clock hours - 49 weeks

Location

This program is offered at the Lake Worth campus.

For More Information

Eligio Marquez Jr., Program Director, marqueze@palmbeachstate.edu (561) 868-3542

Employment Opportunities

Upon completion of this program, students may seek employment as entry-level marine technicians in dealerships, independent service/repair shops, or boat maintenance facilities. Students may choose to enter jobs as technicians, service advisors, parts specialists or entrepreneurs.

Career Path Notes

This program provides instruction in the broad area of inboard and outboard boat repairs and general maintenance specialization. Student competencies to exit the program for employment are established by the American Boat and Yacht Council (ABYC).

Career Center

www.palmbeachstate.edu/Career

For more information about employment opportunities including job outlook and salary information visit: Occupational Outlook Handbook: www.bls.gov/ooh

O-Net Online: www.onetonline.org

Required courses:

Required Courses (Clock Hours: 1350)

MTE0005Introduction to Marine Service (CCP)

150 Clock Hours

MTE0006Marine Rigging Concepts (CCP)

150 Clock Hours

MTE0093Drive Train Technician (CCP)

150 Clock Hours

MTE0055Inboard Engines (CCP)

150 Clock Hours

MTE0057Inboard Diesel Engines Technician (CCP)

150 Clock Hours

MTE0092Inboard Gasoline Engine Technician (CCP)

150 Clock Hours

MTE0094Outboard Engines (CCP)

150 Clock Hours

MTE0091Outboard Engine Technician (CCP)

150 Clock Hours

MTE0074Outboard and Inboard Engine Diagnostics Technician (CCP)

150 Clock Hours

Total Credit Hours: 1350

Course Sequence

Term One - Fall (Year One) (Clock Hours: 450)

MTE0005Introduction to Marine Service (CCP)

150 Clock Hours

MTE0006Marine Rigging Concepts (CCP)

150 Clock Hours

MTE0093Drive Train Technician (CCP)

150 Clock Hours

Term Two - Spring (Year One) (Clock Hours: 450)

MTE0055Inboard Engines (CCP)

150 Clock Hours

MTE0057Inboard Diesel Engines Technician (CCP)

150 Clock Hours

MTE0094Outboard Engines (CCP)

150 Clock Hours

Term One - Fall (Year Two) (Clock Hours: 150)

MTE0074Outboard and Inboard Engine Diagnostics Technician (CCP)

150 Clock Hours

Term Three - Summer (Year One) (Clock Hours: 300)

MTE0091Outboard Engine Technician (CCP)

150 Clock Hours

MTE0092Inboard Gasoline Engine Technician (CCP)

150 Clock Hours

Total Credit Hours: 1350