Marine Service Technologies

  • Marine Service Technologies  
     
    Length 1350 hours
    Admissions Contact Tyler Banks - bankst@pcsb.org
    Course Information B. Orr - 727-538-7167 ext. 2149
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    Mission: The mission of this program is to prepare students for employment as entry-level marine mechanics and train them in the everyday workings of a marine repair industry.

    Marine Rigger - Course MTE0003 (300 Hours) – Students will learn entry-level skills for the outboard marine service industry. Hands-on training combined with laboratory and classroom experiences gives the student a full understanding of workplace safety and organization, trailer service, various boat materials, 2-stroke cycle outboard engines, fuel systems on boats, marine electrical systems, procedures for preparing boats to customers, capacitor discharge ignition systems, outboard engine fuel systems, and proper use of computer systems related to parts specialization.

    Outboard Engine Technician - Course MTE0090 (300 Hours) – Students will learn entry-level skills for the outboard marine service industry. Hands-on training combined with laboratory and classroom experiences gives the student a full understanding of outboard 4-stroke cycle engines, charging systems, battery ignition systems, cranking systems, lubrication systems, cooling systems, lower gear cases, lower units and housing assemblies, employability, and entrepreneurship.


    Outboard Engine Diagnostics Technician – Course MTE0074 (150 hours) – Students will learn entry-level skills for the outboard marine service industry. Hands-on training combined with laboratory and classroom experiences gives the student a full understanding of basic computer skills, computer-based diagnostic equipment, electrical, control box, and gauges.

    Inboard Gas Engine Technician – Course MTE0092 (300 hours) – Students will learn skills for the inboard marine service industry. Hands-on training combined with laboratory and classroom experiences gives the student an understanding of basic four-stroke cycle engines, fuel systems, cooling systems, lubrication systems, ignition systems, and capacitor discharge ignition systems.

    Drive Train Technician – Course MTE0093 (150 hours) – Students will learn entry-level skills for the outboard marine service industry. Hands-on training combined with laboratory and classroom experiences gives the student a full understanding of stern drive upper and lower cases, intermediate housings, and inboard gas transmissions.

    Inboard Diesel Technician – Course MTE0056 (150 hours) – Students will learn entry-level skills for the diesel marine service industry. Hands-on training combined with laboratory and classroom experiences gives the student a full understanding of diesel fuel, cooling, lubrication, and charging systems.

    Distance Education: Not available at this time

    Minimum Satisfactory Academic Progress Requirement: 70%

    Minimum Attendance Requirement: 80%

    Basic Skills Entrance/Exit Requirements: Student's competency in reading, math and language is pre-assessed, using the Test of Adult Basic Education (TABE). Required basic skills grade levels are: Reading-9, Math-9, and Language-9.

     

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