Outboard Mechanics / M301


Start Date Time Where DetailsApplication Fee
5/8/2018 8:00 AM - 6:00 PM Palmer, AK 5/8/18 to 6/15/18. Consists of four, 10 hour days. Apply Now $25.00

Program Description

Students will receive training to fulfill the primary duties as an entry-level Marine Mechanic. This program will give students hands-on training in all aspects of outboard engines. Our students will be introduced to test equipment, diagnostics equipment, information resources, and repair procedures for many different outboard engine manufacturers. Students primary focuses will be on electrical systems, lower units and powerheads. Students will learn proper procedures on engine operations, engine servicing/troubleshooting, fuel systems, ignition systems, two stroke and four stroke engines, propulsion systems, propeller shafts, water pumps, gear boxes, rigging, steering, engine mounting, and electrical systems.

Curriculum
  • Electrical: Rigging Outboard Engines, Steering, Engine Mounting, Electrical Systems, Diagnostics. Contact Hours: 74
  • Lower Unit: Propulsion Systems, Propeller Shafts, Water Pumps, Gear Box. Contact Hours: 75
  • Powerhead: Engine Operations, Engine Servicing/Troubleshooting, Fuel Systems, Ignition Systems, 2 stroke and 4 stroke engines. Contact Hours: 75
  • Safety: First Aid/CPR/AED, OSHA Forklift. Contact Hours: 16
Certifications or Certificates

Graduates who successfully complete the course have the opportunity to receive or be awarded the following certifications or certificates.

  • NIT Certificate of Completion
  • First Aid/CPR/AED
  • OSHA Forklift Safety
Length of Program
  • 240 Hours (Homework Required)
Format of Program
  • 6 Weeks
  • Offered at the main campus in Palmer, Alaska
Prerequisites for Enrollment
  • 18 Years of Age or Older
  • DOT Equivalent Drug Test (If accepted, test can be done no more than 10 days before class begins)
  • Pre-Participation Physical
  • Social Security Card
  • Valid Alaska Driver's License or State Issued Photo ID Card
Course Cost:
$6,000