Marine Service Technologies

Available Schedules

Our program includes Yamaha's Introduction to Outboards, This course is a Yamaha factory certification program in Yamaha outboard engines. It is designed by Yamaha Marine University to develop outboard techs for placement in Yamaha dealerships. Introduction to Outboards is the first course in the progression to becoming a Yamaha Master Marine Technician. Covered in the course are: (1) Boating Basics, (2) Materials, Common Parts & Tools, (3) Electrical, (4) Outboard Ignition Systems, (5) Fuel Systems, (6) Powerheads, (7) Lubrication, (8) Drive Unit, (9) Propellers, (10) Brackets, (11) Corrosion, and (12) Rigging. Upon successful completion of this course our students will be a Certified Yamaha Technician in the above systems, and have to Opportunity to sit for the Inline Yamaha Maintenance Certification test. 


Marine Service Technologies

Program Length: 1350 hours
54 weeks
Program Number: T400210

The content includes, but is not limited to, the following: service, repair and overhaul of four-stroke and two-stroke cycle engines and outboard motors; as well as repair of boating accessories. With regard to the above, course content will include electrical systems, fuel systems, power transfer systems, ignition systems, cooling systems, lubrication systems, drive systems and boat and trailer rigging.

Marine Tech Students
Marine Tech Classroom 1

This program offers a sequence of courses that provides coherent and rigorous content aligned with challenging academic standards and relevant technical knowledge and skills needed to prepare for further education and careers in the Marine Service industry.


Program Structure:

This program is a planned sequence of instruction consisting of six occupational completion points (OCP).

Course #

Course Description




Marine Rigger

300 hours



Outboard Engine Technician

300 hours



Outboard Engine Diagnostics Technician

150 hours



Inboard Gas Engine Technician

300 hours



Drive Train Technician

150 hours



Inboard Diesel Technician

150 hours







Admission Requirements

Age: 16 years or older

Basic Skills:  Unless exempt, students' competencies in reading and math.

Council on Occupational Education (COE) Rates
Program Completion Rate: 100%
Program Placement Rate: 100%  

Marine Tech Classroom 2

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