Career Opportunities in the Marine Trades

  • Marine Electrician
  • Marine Electronics Installer
  • Corrosion Technician
  • Systems Technician
  • Composites Technician
  • Marine HVAC
  • Diesel Engine Mechanic
  • Gasoline Engine Mechanic
  • Rigger
  • CAD Technician
  • Marine Painter
  • Marine Welder
  • Marine Surveyor

Marine Manufacturing & Technology Credentialing

Boat and ship building are in a robust period of technological innovation, nationally and internationally. Those wishing to pursue a career in marine manufacturing and technology have the opportunity to train for and earn, through examination, a breadth of industry recognized certifications. The Center of Excellence works closely with a number of these organizations. Following are examples of the types of certifications that can be earned by students studying marine technology, those already in the industry seeking to enhance their career and those in other industries with complimentary skill sets:

  • American Composites Manufacturers Association(ACMA) Composite Certifications
  • American Boat and Yacht Council (ABYC) Marine Electrician
  • ABYC Marine Systems
  • ABYC Air Conditioning and Refrigeration
  • ABYC Corrosion
  • ABYC Diesel engine & support systems certification
  • ABYC Gasoline engine & support systems certification
  • National Marine Electronics Association (NMEA) Marine Electronics Installer
  • NMEA Advanced Marine Electronics Installer
  • NMEA 2000
  • American Welding Society Certificates