Outboard Marine Service Technology

Students receive training in communication, leadership, human relations and employability skills. This program introduces the service, repair and overhaul of four-stroke and two-stroke cycle engines and outboard motors; and service and repair of boating accessories. Students will become acquainted with marine electrical systems, fuel systems, power transfer systems, ignition systems, cooling systems, lubrication systems, drive systems and boat and trailer rigging.

Program Offered At
Potential Industry Certifications / Credentials

  • ASE Entry-Level Certifications

Areas of Study

  • Safety including: clothing, eye protection, hand tools, power equipment, proper ventilation, and the handling, storage, and disposal of hazardous materials in accordance with safety and environmental regulations. Material Safety Data Sheets / MSDS
  • Brakes Systems
  • Electrical and Electronics Systems
  • Steering
  • Trailer suspension systems and Axles
  • Engine Maintenance, Repair, and Performance
  • Transmission Systems
  • Air Conditioning

This program supports students' college and career readiness. Students are college and career ready when they have the knowledge, skills, and academic preparation needed to enroll and succeed in college credit-bearing courses within an associate or bachelor degree program without the need for remediation. Students need these same attributes and levels of achievement to enter and succeed in post-secondary workforce education or to enter a career path offering a living wage and future advancement.