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Marine Engine Mechanic


The Marine Engine Mechanic Program is designed to teach students how to install, repair and adjust gasoline/diesel engines and electrical/mechanical equipment in marine vessels.

A student can expect to graduate from teh Marine Engine Mechanic Program within a 4 year period. Approx. 12 weeks of study will be handled through in-class teaching, while the remainder of the program will be based on hours worked in the field.

After graduation, the Marine Engine Mechanic will be expected to be well versed in mechanical diesel fuel systems, spark ignition systems, alternate brake systems, and electrical systems that all relate to marine vessels.

Careers

Electrical and Electronics Installers and Repairers
Wage: $50,000
10 Year Growth Rate: 4.3%
Self Employed: 0.0%
Unemployment Rate: 4.6%
Employed Part Time: 0.0%

Education Requirements:
Postsecondary vocational award
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
Electric Motor, Power Tool, and Related Repairers
Wage: $38,000
10 Year Growth Rate: -4.2%
Self Employed: 12.5%
Unemployment Rate: 4.5%
Employed Part Time: 7.0%

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