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Marine Service Technology


Launch a great career as a marine technician

Through a partnership with the American Boat and Yacht Council, Palm Beach State College offers a comprehensive curriculum designed to train marine service technicians according to industry standards and practices.

You will train in labs and on boats and complete the program with ABYC student certification.

The program also prepares you to test for regular ABYC certification, as well as selected Automotive Service Excellence certifications, which are valuable to employers.


Come to an Information Session

Oct. 9  |  Nov. 6  |  Dec. 4

5 - 6:30 pm

Building ETD - Room 103 

Education & Training Center
Lake Worth Campus | 4200 Congress Ave.


Check Admissions Status

Your admission to a Trade and Industry program may be delayed for one or more of the following reasons:

  • You have not taken the TABE or provided proof of exemption.
  • You have not had an advising session with a Career Certificate program advisor.
  • You have completed 50% of your program courses and have not satisfied the VPI co-requisite course requirements.

See a Career Certificate program advisor or Workforce Assessment Advisor to complete your application process. This program is eligible for Financial Aid.

Some students entering this program are required to take the TABE test. All are required to meet with an advisor prior to registration. For more information on the TABE and admissions procedures contact student advisor Mikayel Ishmael.


Tuition & Fees: The approximate cost of tuition and fees for the Marine Service Technology program is approximately $4,419 for Florida residents. Financial aid is available for those who qualify. 


Program Code: MST 5453

Course Sequence:

MTE0003 – Marine Rigger

MTE0090 – Outboard Engine

MTE0056 – Inboard Diesel Engine

MTE0092 – Inboard Gas Engine

MTE0074 – Outboard & Inboard Engine Diagnostics

MTE0093 – Drivetrain



Daytime Program
Monday – Friday
8 am – 3 pm

Evening Program
Monday – Thursday
5 – 10 pm
Plus every other Saturday: 8 am – 3 pm



Eligio Marquez
Program Director
(561) 868-3542

Don Kauts
Administrative Assistant
(561) 868-3866




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