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Marine Service Technologies

NEXT CLASS BEGINS August 2018 (Click Here for more information)  

Program Description:
The Marine Service Technologies course will prepare students for a career in the pleasure boating industry by providing students with the skills necessary to diagnose, overhaul and repair crafts of 50 feet and under and their outboard engines.  The student will cover such topics as Marine Rigging, Outboard Engines, Fuel Injection Principles, Stern Drives and basic knowledge of Electronics Installation and Inboard Engines.  Students must exhibit the strong reading, math, and computer skills necessary to be successful in the program, and must possess a solid mechanical aptitude.

Program Information:

MTE0003 Marine Rigger 300 Hours
MTE0090 Outboard Engine Technician 300 Hours
MTE0074 Outboard Engine Diagnostics 150 Hours
MTE0092 Inboard Gas Engine Technician 300 Hours
MTE0093 Drive Train Technician 150 Hours
MTE0056 Inboard Diesel Technician 150 Hours

Admissions Requirements:

  • Schedule the Tests of Adult Basic Education (TABE) or provide official documentation for a TABE Exemption.
  • Schedule an appointment with your program counselor for TABE results and/or a program specific orientation.
  • Register for classes during open enrollment.  Please be advised that registration runs on a first come, first served basis.

Program Hours and Schedule:
1350 Hours/12 Months/Hybrid
Monday-Thursday 8:00 am – 2:30 pm
Friday – Online

Industry Certification and Licensure:

  • Evinrude Certification
  • Mercury Certification
  • Yamaha Certification

Employment Opportunities:

  • Electrician
  • Electronics Installer
  • Inboard Diesel Technicians
  • Inboard/Stern Drive Gasoline Technicians
  • Marine Riggers
  • Outboard Engine Technicians
  • Parts Personnel
  • Service Writers

For information about national and program accreditation, please contact the institution.

Program Costs:

Florida Resident Tuition/Registration Fees $4,845.00
Out of State Tuition/Registration Fees $16,185.00
Books/Supplies $442.00
Industry Certification & Licensure Exam $400.00
Total Program Cost (Florida Resident) $5,678.00
Total Program Cost (Out of State) $17,027.00


Fees are based on the number of class days according to the Broward County Public Schools’ calendar.  Tuition and fees are subject to change without notice.

Counselor for Marine Service Technologies
Mary Barone,

(754) 321-5840

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