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ABYC Diesel Engine Certification (Cedarville, MI)
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ABYC Diesel Engine Certification (Cedarville, MI)

 Export to Your Calendar 3/23/2020 to 3/25/2020
When: March 23-25, 2020
9:30 AM - 6:00 PM
Where: Great Lakes Boat Building School
485 S Meridian St
Cedarville, Michigan  49719
United States
Presenter: Mike Downey
Contact: Casey Bates
410-990-4460 X 100

Online registration is available until: 3/23/2020
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Course Fees

 Course registration fee: 
  • ABYC Member price: $845
  • Non-Member price: $1,130

*Price includes study guide, exam, and lunch daily 



ABYC’s Diesel Engine Certification takes a generic approach to diesel engine theory of operation, troubleshooting and marine specific installation requirements. Certification candidates with formal marine engine manufacturer training will learn additional information only addressed by the ABYC in seven relevant standards.  


Certification Designation

ABYC has created certification designations to better associate the type of work being done by the individual.

Advisor Certification or Technician Certification titles will be assigned upon passing the certification exam.

For more information click HERE.


Topics & Standards Covered

Topics Covered

  • Basic Diesel Principles
  • Exhaust Systems
  • Seawater Cooling Systems
  • Close Cooling Systems
  • Engine Control Systems
  • Engine Electrical Systems
  • Drive Systems
  • Diesel Fuel Systems
  • Diesel Fuel-Injection Systems

ABYC Standards

  • H-32, Ventilation of Boats Using Diesel Fuel
  • H-33, Diesel Fuel Systems
  • P-1, Installation of Exhaust Systems for Propulsion and Auxiliary Engines
  • P-4, Marine Inboard Engines and Transmissions
  • P-14, Mechanical Propulsion Control Systems
  • P-24, Electric/Electronic Propulsion Control Systems


Exam/Credit Details

  • The exam is comprised of 185 questions 
  • The passing score: 80%
  • Timed Exam: 3 Hours
  • CEUs available: 32 



Lunch will be served each days.  
Please let us know upon registration if you have any dietary restrictions or allergies. We will do our best to accommodate food intolerance /special diets - but there is no guarantee! 
Contact Jaye Morton at jmorton@abycinc.org (410) 990-4460 x100



Candidates must:

  • present a photo ID on exam day. 
  • bring a #2 pencil on the exam day.

Study Materials

Candidates may reference all study materials including the supplied study guide, class notes and additional ABYC Standards in either printed or computer-based form during the certification exam. 

ADA Requests
Students with ADA accommodations must inform the ABYC in writing of said needs at the time of class registration to ensure that any special accommodations can be made for exam taking. Students may use a calculator during the exam.

Requests for cancellation and refund of a class registration must be submitted, in writing, no less than 10 days prior to the course start date.   A $150 cancellation fee will apply.   Refunds will not be considered for non-attendance or for requests received less than 10 days prior to the course start date.   Cancellation requests may be emailed to Casey Bates at cbates@abycinc.org.  Refunds will be issued within 30 days after the course end date. 

ABYC reserves the right to cancel classes based on enrollment and/or instructor availability no later than two weeks prior to the course start date.  Please take this into consideration when making any travel or accommodation arrangements.  ABYC will not provide any reimbursements for travel expenses.

For more information on ABYC Education policies click: HERE


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