Marine Service Technologies

Boat repairs, Astoria OR.

Marine Service Technologies
Mr. Richard Ojeda, Instructor
DSBPC Vocational Certification, 30+ Years In-field Experience
Building F, Room 02-002

Program Description
The Marine Service Technologies program prepares students for employment in the marine service repair trade.
Students learn to diagnose malfunctions, prepare repair estimates and work orders, and repair or replace parts as
specified by manufacturers. Shop experiences include hands-on training in stern-drive and outboard mechanics,
gasoline inboard engines, diesel engines and generator sets, powerheads, electrical systems, fuel systems,
lubrication systems, and boat and trailer rigging.

Certifications Available
Bombardier 1 (required), Bombardier 2 (required), Bombardier 3 (optional), Bombardier 4 (optional)
Essentials- Outboard System
Function & Service Level 1, 2, 3, 4

College Credit Award
Program completers may receive articulated credit toward an aligned certificate, A.A.S. or A.S. degree program at
participating institutions in the Tampa Bay Career Pathways Consortium. Details may be obtained from the Career
Specialist and/or Guidance Counselor.

Career Information
Possible direct entry careers after high school: Marine engine mechanic, marine engine mechanic helper or boat
Possible careers after two years of postsecondary and/or on-the-job training: Business owner, parts clerk, marine
engine mechanic supervisor or service writer
Possible careers after a four-year university degree: Technical representative, engineer, boat designer, boat sales.

Basic Skills Exit Requirements
TABE Math Level 9 TABE Language Level 9 TABE Reading Level 9
In order to be a program completer, some students must meet minimum math, language, and reading achievement
level exit standards on the TABE, unless otherwise exempt, as established by the Florida Department of Education.
Additional information can be found on Page 5 of the MTC Catalog and/or obtained from the Office for Adult
Technical Education.

The uniform for this program consists of the Marine Service program work shirt and dark blue work pants. Shirt
orders will be taken once class begins. A minimum of two complete uniforms is required to maintain proper hygiene
and cleanliness. For safety reasons, it will be necessary to purchase and wear safety glasses and hard leather work
shoes with non-skid, oil resistant soles (no tennis shoes). Proper uniform and safety equipment must be worn every
day for participation in program activities. Failure to be in proper uniform will hinder normal student progress.

Basic hand tools are required for this program. Information regarding tools, brands, and discount prices will be
discussed in detail during the first week of training.



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