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Marine Repair Technician


The Marine Repair Technician Program will teach a student how to conduct repairs of a structural and/or cosmetic damage in wood, composite or metal motor and sail vessels up to 150 feet in length, including modifications, re-furbishing and upgrading.

The Marine Repair Technician student will also get the opportunity to perform lifting and salvage operations; perform mechanical repairs on steering, propulsion, cooling and engine systems, and do some general troubleshooting and assessment of electrical vessel components.

The Marine Repair Technician Program will usually take about 4 years to complete. After graduation, the Marine Repair Technician will be expected to be well versed in wood repairs, composite repairs, mechanical systems, electrical systems, and fabrication.

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