Marine Maintenance Technology
College or University: Skagit Valley College, Whidbey Island Campus
Type of degree: A.A.S.
Brief overview of program: The Marine Maintenance Technology (MT) program prepares students for entry-level employment in the marine trades with training focused on repair and maintenance of recreational and small commercial craft located in boat repair yards, production boat shops, boat and motor dealerships, charter companies and independent employment.
The program includes engine and auxiliary equipment (mechanics), and hull repair and outfitting (rigger). All classes combine theory with practical hands-on training.
The mechanic courses provide instruction and training in repair and maintenance of inboard engines, and drive train systems, inboard outdrive propulsion systems, outboard engines, auxiliary systems, and vessels electrical systems.
The rigger courses provide instruction and training in repair and maintenance of vessels hull, decks and small parts along with installation of on-board electrical and mechanical systems. Detailed courses in structural development, hull repair and marine coatings are included.
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Program Point of Contact: Mike Swietzer