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Inboard - Outboard Marine Equipment Technician

As an Outdoor Power Equipment Technician student you can expect to learn general shop practices, 2 & 4 stroke engine theory and operation, repair and overhaul of small air cooled engines, outboards, inboards, quads, dirtbikes, personal watercraft and snowmobiles. It will also include servicing of the Engine Support Systems such as: fuel, electrical, lube, and cooling, plus power trains and drives, related to these products.

Special emphasis will be placed on tuneup and troubleshooting, plus the maintenance and installation of accessories used on pleasure craft and snowmobiles.


Automotive Service Technicians and Mechanics
Wage: $39,000
10 Year Growth Rate: 14.3%
Self Employed: 16.8%
Unemployment Rate: 4.3%
Employed Part Time: 5.6%

Education Requirements:
Postsecondary vocational award
Recreational Vehicle Service Technicians
Wage: $36,000
10 Year Growth Rate: 18.2%
Self Employed: 3.5%
Unemployment Rate: 8.3%
Employed Part Time: 14.6%

Education Requirements:
Long-term on-the-job training