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Marine Maintenance Technology - Marine Electrical Technician
Award type: Certificate
Skagit Valley College

Program Details
Program Overview for Marine Maintenance Technology - Marine Electrical Technician
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Skagit Valley College
Program website
Program contact
Mike Beemer
(360) 766-6282 Ext. 3003
Program description
This program teaches students how to install, repair, maintain, and troubleshoot modern boat systems using established industry standards and best practices. Course work includes learning about AC and DC electrical systems, plumbing, rigging, electronics, sanitation, refrigeration, communication, HVAC, and navigation systems. Ongoing growth in the marine manufacturing and service industry within the pleasure, military, and commercial sectors is driving strong demand for skilled marine technicians. In response to this demand, Skagit Valley College is a member of the Marine League of Schools, a national consortium of marine technology educators providing industry standards-based training and education.
Financial Information
Approximately $1,500 quarter
Tuition per credit
$113.04 (WA resident)
Students pay a Student Technology Fee of $5.00 per credit ($40 maximum), a Student Self-Assessed Fee of $1.50 per credit ($15 maximum), a General Fee of $4.50 ($67.50 maximum) and a Technology Fee of $12.00 per credit.
Books and materials
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Supplies, tools, uniform
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Other costs
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Program Information
Length of training
9 Months
Award type
Clock hours
Locations offered
Marine Technology Center view map
Public transportation service: Skagit Transit

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Offered evenings/weekends
Offered onlineno
Entrance requirements
Certification/license required to work in this field
Certification/license obtained as part of training program
Certification/license test preparation provided