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MARINE, MOTORSPORT AND OUTDOOR POWER EQUIPMENT TECHNOLOGY

DELIVERY

Day

START

Fall Semester

CAMPUS

Eden Prairie Campus

 

OVERVIEW
Do you want to turn your interest of boats and motorcycles into a career? Then HTC’s Marine/Motor Sports Technology program can help you move in the right direction. As a marine, motorsport and outdoor power technician, you will troubleshoot and repair  equipment found in the boating, powersport , motorcycle, lawn and garden, and industrial engine industries. In this program, you will gain the knowledge and hands-on experience you need to move ahead. 


LABS AND CLASSROOMS

Most classes have a lab component and the lab is open for work during class hours and days.
SUPPLIES/TOOLS

The student will be required to furnish their own tools for the course. A tool list is available from the program instructors or the HTC counseling office. HTC hosts tool vendors the first week of the semester to allow students to order tool at a significant discount.
ENTRY REQUIREMENTS

Ability to work on your feet for eight hours or more.
Ability to work in cramped postions; kneeling, squatting, bending.
Ability to lift 75 pounds.
Ability to understand written and oral directions.
WORK ENVIRONMENT

The working environment is varied according to the trade area and employer. Some work may be outside and in varied weather conditions. Most work is in a shop environment.
JOB OUTLOOK

Job outlook for technicians in this area is extremly good due to the economy motivating more people to repair rather than replace equipment.

 

GAINFUL EMPLOYMENT:

Marine, Motorsport and Outdoor Power Equipment Technician Diploma

Motorcycle Technician Certificate

Outboard Technician Certificate

Power Equipment Certificate
POTENTIAL JOB TITLES
Marine/ Motorcycle/ Power Equipment Technician
SALARY
$15.00 - $17.00 starting per www.iseek.org
ADVISORY COMMITTEE/PARTNERSHIPS

We rely on our industry advisory committe to keep the program current with industry needs and trends. Members are business owners, industry represenatives, and HTC graduates.
ACCREDITATION/AFFILIATIONS

Engine and Equipment Training Council certified program

ARTICULATIONS

Independent District #287

32 area high schools

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Jeff Donna

952-995-1552 

jdonna@hennepintech.edu

Dan Weishaar

952-995-1480

dweishaar@hennepintech.edu