The Marine Service Technician training program is a 4-level apprenticeship that provides theory and hands-on workshops across the range of boatbuilding and repair. Graduates receive a Journeyperson ticket from the Industry Training Authority of BC. Technical training includes the following topics:
Onboard mechanical, electrical, and electronic installations
Inboard + Outboard marine engines and propulsion systems
The Marine Service Technician program is delivered by Quadrant Marine Institute, an ITA-designated institute. Quadrant delivers apprenticeship training for technicians employed in the small craft marine industry covering both commercial and recreational boats. They also offer training and certification for Marine Service Managers.
Video showcasing some of the great careers available in the marine industry.
MARINE MECHANICAL TECHNICIAN PROGRAM
The Marine Mechanical Technician is a 2 level apprenticeship program. Theory training includes the following topics:
Inboard drive trains
The Marine Mechanical Technician apprenticeship program is offered at the BCIT/VCC Motive Power Centre of Excellence Campus on Annacis island in Burnaby, BC. Boating BC offers financial aid for MMT students through the Glenn Spartz Scholarship.
Further details can be found in the video below and through the ITA: www.itabc.ca.