Next Classes begin Monday, March 28, 2016. For more information call 754-321-5700 or click here to request information.

Marine Service Technologies


Marine Service Technology (VA)

Join the ranks of South Florida's marine Marine Service Tech Feb09.jpgmechanics industry once you develop the necessary skills to:

  • Diagnose
  • Overhaul and
  • Repair Marine Systems and their components

The curriculum includes:

  • Electrical Theory as it pertains to ABYC and NMEA standards
  • Electronics Installation:
    • Radar
    • Sonar
    • GPS
    • Depth Finders and
    • Communications Systems

This is a 12 month program (in a blended format combining classroom and online instruction) to include:

 OCP Course Number
Course Title
Course Length
A MTE0003 Marine Rigger
300 Hours
B MTE0090 Outboard Engine Technician
300 Hours
C MTE0074 Outboard Engine Diagnostics Technician
150 Hours
D MTE0092 Inboard Gas Engine Technician
300 Hours
E MTE0093 Drive Train Technician
150 Hours
F MTE0056 Inboard Diesel Technician
150 Hours

Students will be taken through marine sub-systems:

  • Operation
  • Diagnosis

Entrance Requirements:

  • Applicants must pass the Test of Adult Basic Education (TABE).  Acceptable scores: 9.0 in Reading, 9.0 in Math, 9.0 in Language on the Difficult level.
  • Schedule an appointment with the program counselor/advisor - Ms. Mary Barone at (754) 321-5840.
  • Enroll in ABE/AAAE remedial classes, if necessary.
  • Meet with a Financial Aid Advisor, if needed.
  • Register for the Marine Technology Service Course.

Total Program Length: 1350 Hours

Program Schedule:
Students enrolled in distant and/or hybrid courses should have daily access to a computer with internet and must have a valid e-mail address that they check daily.  Additionally, students should have all necessary hardware and software components required by their technology program or adult education course.

Full Time
Monday-Thursday on campus, Friday online 8:00 am - 2:30 pm

Industry Certification:
Students will be prepared to take an approved state and/or nationally recognized industry certification or licensure exam in their field of study.

  • Mercury Certificate
  • ABYC Electrician
  • Bombardier (John & Evinrude) Certificate

Contact Information:
Ms. Mary Barone, Counselor for Marine Service Technologies

(754) 321-5840

Approximate Total Program Cost - Tuition and Fees (Books and Materials are Extra)*:

Florida Resident $5136.*
Non Florida Resident - Call (754) 321-5700 for more information.

*Prices are subject to change without notice.