• Program: Marine, Motorsport and Outdoor Power Equipment Technology
  • Degree: Occupational Certificate
  • Credits: Total Occupational Certificate Credits 30
  • Academic Planning Guide:


The Marine, Motorsport and Outdoor Power Equipment program at Hennepin Technical College is divided into coursework specific to each aspect of the industry. The emphasis of the General Maintenance Technician Certificate is to provide students with the foundational skills and knowledge needed for a career pathway into more advanced level courses or into an entry-level employment in the industry.

Career Opportunities

General Maintenance Technicians are qualified for employment in entry-level, general maintenance positions in the Marine, Motorsport and Outdoor Power Equipment industry. Graduates of this certificate can find employment as set-up and maintenance technicians for dealerships, distributers, manufacturers and maintenance facilities.

Award Outcomes:

  • Perform quality checks on completed work.
  • Employ safety standards.
  • Employ skills and procedures to identify parts.
  • Service fuel systems.
  • Demonstrate troubleshooting and diagnostic skills.
  • Integrate customer service and communication skills into repair work.

Required Credits

Technical Studies Requirements 30 Credits
General Education Requirements 0 Credits

Elective Credits

Technical Studies Electives 0 Credits
General Education Electives 0 Credits

Academic Planning Guide:

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