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Outboard Marine Technology

Outboard Marine Technology - Certificate

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Admission Type:

General College Admission
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Locations:

Conway

Contact:

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(843) 347-3186

outboard marine, Myrtle Beach South Carolina

This program covers all components and functions of an Outboard engine including service, diagnostic electrical systems, rigging, propellers, lubrication, lower units and fuel systems. After completion of the program students will obtain skill sets needed to enter the workforce as a Outboard Engine Technician.

For more information, contact:
John Springs - (843) 349-3172

Career Outlook

Because of high demand, good earning potential, and a shortage of workers, Outboard Marine Technology is an excellent choice for those with an interest in a hands-on career. Employment opportunities can be found in the following fields:

  • Marine Service Technicians
  • Oil & Lube Technicians
  • Rigging Specialists
  • Parts & Service Specialists

For more information about careers, visit O*Net Online for an overview of South Carolina and National earnings statistics, and Horry-Georgetown Technical College's Career Resource Center for more employment, career, and professional development resources.

Gainful Employment Information

See Outboard Marine Technology Gainful Employment

Employers of HGTC Alumni Include:

  • Marshall's Marine
  • Manning's Boat Service
  • Sportsman's Choice Marine
  • Coastal Marine

Curriculum Sequence

First Semester - Fall    
MNT 101 Outboard Marine Engines I 3
MNT 104 Marine Service Operations 4
MNT 106 Marine System Electrical Basics 2
MNT 109 Propellers 2
MNT 120 Introduction to Outboard Marine Systems 2
  TOTAL 13
Second Semester - Spring    
MNT 103 Rigging 3
MNT 105 Marine Fuel and Lubrication Systems 3
MNT 107 Marine Electrical Systems 2
MNT 110 Outbaord Marine Engines II 4
  TOTAL 12
Third Semester - Summer    
MNT 102 Lower Units 3
MNT 108 Marine System Electrical Diagnostics 3
  TOTAL 6
  TOTAL CREDIT HOURS 31

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