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Marine Engine Maintenance Repair

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Program Description

This course is intended to provide entry-level technicians with a fundamental understanding of the marine industry and marine service careers including outboard systems, their repair, maintenance, applications and usage.

Program Outcomes

CCBC Credential: Students will be awarded a Continuing Education Workforce Certificate and have access to a Continuing Education academic record (transcript).

After successful completion of the program, students will be prepared to work in an entry level position in outboard engine repair and maintenance and to take the Yamaha exam on Introduction to Outboard Systems.​ 

Financial Aid and Payment Options

Continuing Education Opportunity Grant
Partial Payment Option (through Nelnet Business Solutions)
Tuition Waiver for those who qualify
Employer/Sponsor Paid Tuition
Division of Rehabilitation Services (DORS)
Local Office of Workforce Development

Program Length

79 hours of instruction over a 5 week period.

Program Requirements

Ability to lift 40 pounds

Program Course Sequence

Course Number

Course Title

Course Hours

Textbook Information

(approximate cost; subject to change)




An Overview of the Modern Marine Industry​ 





Marine Engine Maintenance and Repair​


Textbook: Introduction to Outboard Systems Included


T-$257 /F-$597

Course Series Totals:





Additional Information

Skills for Success:
Mechanical aptitude, manual dexterity and an ability to follow safety rules are key elements of success.

Career Opportunities:
Entry-Level  Marine Technicians.  Marina/Boatyard Assistant.  Marine Engine Dealership/Sales

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Contact Information

Coordinator| Jim Fitch| jfitch@ccbcmd.edu | Essex Campus | 443-840-1237

Director| Michelle McCallum| mmccallum@ccbcmd.edu | Essex Campus |443-840-1925

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