Marine Technology

Jump to section
2 yrs
This programme is designed to train students in the operation and maintenance of marine propulsion and auxiliary systems, found on small to medium-sized sail and power yachts, and their tenders. Upon completion, students will have the entry-level qualifications required for the local marine industry, especially the bareboat charter business. Careers in this field include: Outboard Engine Technicians, Marine Surveyors, Marine Engine Repair Technicians, Engine Room Mechanic, and Marine Electronics Installers (on recreational and commercial seafaring vessels). Note: Electives: Select any two from the following: AMS 170, Sailboat Theory and Practice, AMT 131, STCW Basic Course, or AMT 132, Caribbean Boat Masters Grade 2/3.
Read More

More details herewwww...

Programme Goals

Distinguish between the different engine designs and operating principles used in marine propulsion and auxiliary systems.

Demonstrate competent use of technology-based engine diagnostic equipment.

Select and safely operate hand and power tools.

Demonstrate safe working practice and safe handling of hazardous materials.

Demonstrate competent use of marine refrigeration equipment.

Demonstrate competent use of marine electrical equipment.

Demonstrate an understanding of technical mathematics.

Suggested Sequence of Courses
Semester 1
COM 100
Personal Development for College Success
1 Credits
ENG 104
English Composition I
3 Credits
MAT 115
Technical Mathematics I
3 Credits
CSC 104
Microcomputer Applications
3 Credits
AMS 101
Introduction to Marine Electrical Systems
3 Credits
AMS 103
Basic Marine Refrigeration
3 Credits
Semester 2
ENG 105
English Composition II
3 Credits
Any 100-Level History Course
3 Credits
AMS 112
Introduction to Outboard and Gasoline Engines
3 Credits
AMS 110
Basic Marine Diesel Systems and Troubleshooting
3 Credits
AMT 100
Engineering Science and Technology
3 Credits
Semester 3
ENG 106
Speech Communication
3 Credits
Elementary Spanish/French
3 Credits
PHY 110
General Physics I
4 Credits
AMS 175
Introductory Seamanship
3 Credits
AMS 111
Marine Diesel Engines 1
3 Credits
AMS 113
Outboard Engines 1
3 Credits
Semester 4
Intermediate Spanish/French
3 Credits
Any 100-Level Social Science
3 Credits
AMS 176
Chart Reading and Basic Navigation
3 Credits
Elective (see note above)
3 Credits
Elective (see note above)
3 Credits

Take the next step.