Marine Service Technology/Small Engine Technology

Course Name


Industry Credentials

First Year (11thGrade)


  • Marine Service Technology I
  • Marine Service Technology II

Embarking on the nautical journey of Marine Service Technology I, students are immersed in a comprehensive exploration of watercraft service and marina operations. Rooted in the esteemed National Marine Trades Curriculum crafted by the American Boat and Yacht Council (ABYC), this introductory course lays the foundation for a mastery of marine trade skills. Students navigate the seas of workplace and boating safety, inboard and outboard systems, carpentry, electricity, and the intricacies of vessel storage and handling.

As the nautical odyssey continues into Marine Service Technology II, students ascend to the next echelon of expertise in the service and repair of watercraft and marina operations. Building upon the foundation laid in the introductory course, students acquire entry-level proficiency in a broader spectrum of marine trade skills. From inboard and outboard systems to carpentry, fiberglass construction and repair, electricity, welding, and the nuanced art of vessel storage and handling, students become adept navigators of the marine service landscape.

Boater Safety Certification


OSHA 10 Certification


CPR/First Aid Certification


Yamaha Certification


Mercury M-Tech Certification

Second Year (12thGrade)

  • Small Engine Technology I
  • Small Engine Technology II

Embarking on the journey of Small Engine Technology I, students are immersed in the intricate world of small internal-combustion engines, prevalent in diverse industries such as lawn and garden, marine, and high-performance power sports. Through a curriculum designed for safety, students not only gain the knowledge to maintain but also master the skills to repair these engines. The focus extends to manual starting systems, ignition systems, cooling systems, and exhaust systems, preparing students to diagnose and service with precision.

Continuing the voyage in Small Engine Technology II, students ascend to a higher echelon of expertise. The curriculum delves deeper into the intricacies of small internal-combustion engines, fostering an understanding of the causes of engine failure. Students are not just technicians; they become adept analysts, performing diagnostic and troubleshooting operations with finesse.

This advanced program doesn't merely stop at knowledge acquisition; it paves the way for potential certifications in the Equipment and Engine Training Council (EETC). Beyond academia, graduates find themselves poised for diverse career opportunities. Whether in small engine labs, technical schools, or even the military, the skills honed in Small Engine Technology II position students for success in a variety of professional pathways.