Program Code: 221-920-20
The Career Studies Certificate in Diesel Marine Technician provides students with training on modern marine diesel engines and related systems. This program includes the diagnosis and rebuilding of diesel engines. Also included in the program is the study of fuel injection systems, marine electrical, hydraulics, and marine maintenance mechanics.
The Diesel Marine Technician program is a hands-on practical experience program. The student will study the unique requirements of marine mechanics, which includes basic nomenclature, construction and function of hulls, drive power principles, propellers, steering systems, controls, electrical equipment, instruments, and accessories. In addition, students may also consider enrolling in the Marine Gasoline Engine Technology (221-953-10) career studies program.
The Diesel Marine Technician Career Studies Certificate is approved by the American Boat and Yacht Council (ABYC) as a Marine League School.
A valid driver’s license is required for admission into the Diesel Technology program. Students are advised to consult with the program director prior to admission into the program. Students must visit the Regional Automotive Center prior to registration.