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Program Details

  • Award: Certificate
  • Credits: 30
  • Delivery: Face-to-face where some online courses may be available or required.
  • WIA Certified

About this Program

The Marine Engine Technician is a person who works in an exciting, rapidly changing and growing industry. The Marine Engine Technology certificate program is designed to educate individuals to become competent marine technicians. The primary focus of the certificate program is training the student to be well rounded in marine systems, both outboard and sterndrive. This training, couplled with taking the Outdoor recreational engine program course allows the graduate to be a worthwhile employee that can repair both recreational and marine product. Students will perform service on modern marine equipment using special test equipment and tools. Students in this program will learn how to plan and perform repairs according to the various manufacturers' recommended procedures. Students entering this program should have good mechanical aptitude, communication skills, and the ability to comprehend service literature. Graduates of this program are in high demand to fill positions in dealerships as technicians or will have the training to work for themselves on most types of recreational product.

Program Locations

  • Minnesota State Community and Technical College, Detroit Lakes 56501

Labor Market Information

  • Motorboat Mechanics

  • Median wage: $16.51/hour-Below the median
  • Employment outlook: Below statewide average
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Minnesota State Community and Technical College
Minnesota State Community and Technical College
1414 College Way Fergus Falls, MN 56537 Toll-Free: (877) 450-3322 Local: (877) 450-3322 TTY: (800) 627-3529