Introduces basic concepts and practices necessary for safe and effective marine shop operation as well as the use of precision measuring instruments used to accurately check various engine, gearcase, and other components used in marine engines and accessories.
Marine Engine Technology
Degrees and Certificates
Introduces basic concepts of 2-stroke and 4-stroke engine theory and service. Topics include: 2-stroke and 4-stroke engine fundamentals, cylinder head and valve train servicing, short block servicing, 2-stroke and 4-stoke engine diagnosis, and block repair methods.
Introduces fuel system theory, diagnosis, repair, and service for engines with carburetion systems or electronic fuel injection systems. Topics include: fuel types and additives, fuel system components, carburetor theory, oil injection systems, diagnostic and service procedures for carburetion systems, electronic fuel injection theory, electronic fuel injection components, direct fuel injection theory, and electronic fuel injection diagnostic and repair procedures.
Emphasizes rigging, propping, and the basic principles, diagnosis, service and repair of marine hydraulic trim and tilt systems. Topics include: rigging, propping, outboard midsection servicing, hydraulic system fundamentals, and trim and tilt servicing.