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Marine Mechanical Technician

Equipment Repair

Marine Mechanical Technicians install, troubleshoot, repair and maintain engines, drive trains and other mechanical, electrical and fluid systems used in the recreational marine industry. With endorsements, this work involves all aspects of repairs to diesel engines, gasoline engines, outboard engines, conventional inboard drive trains and stern drives.

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Quick Facts

  • Requirements:

    The following education is recommended: Grade 10 or equivalent (Grade 12 is preferred), including English 10 and Math 10.


    The Apprenticeship Program comprises Levels 1 & 2 of progressive technical training, with each Level taking 10 weeks (300 hours) to complete. In addition, apprentices are required to accumulate 3,000 hours of work-based training.


    Thereafter, apprentices must select a minimum of one Endorsement for diesel, gasoline, or outboard engines, each requiring a further 1,500 hours of work-based training.

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