MARINE, MOTORSPORT AND OUTDOOR POWER EQUIPMENT TECHNOLOGY

  • Class Time: Day
  • Semester: Fall Semester
  • Campus: Eden Prairie Campus
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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

If you’re ready to Get Started, you can begin the admissions process now. If you have questions, contact Enrollment Services for helpful information.

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 / Gainful Employment

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 Disclosure:

Salary

$15.00 - $17.00 starting per www.iseek.org

Potential Job Titles

Marine/ Motorcycle/ Power Equipment Technician

Accreditation/Affiliations

Engine and Equipment Training Council certified program


Articulations

Independent District #287

32 area high schools

St. Cloud Sate

Moorhead State

Metro State

Partners

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.

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