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ABYC Marine Systems Certification (BRP - Sturtevant, WI) - CLASS FULL!
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ABYC Marine Systems Certification (BRP - Sturtevant, WI) - CLASS FULL!

9/13/2016 to 9/16/2016
When: Tuesday, September 13, 2016
8:30 AM - 5:00 PM
Where: BRP Sturtevant Training Center
10101 Science Drive
Sturtevant, Wisconsin  53177
United States
Presenter: Denis Bonneau
Contact: Sandy Brohttps://abyc.site-ym.com/admin/events/wizard/?id=817159#/registrationwn
410-990-4460 X 101

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BRP, a world leader in the design, manufacturing, distribution, and marketing of motorized recreational vehicles and powersports engines will be hosting the American Boat and Yacht Council (ABYC) Marine Systems Certification Course in Sturtevant, WI. 


September 13 – 16, 2016

8:30 AM – 4:30 PM Daily


BRP Sturtevant Training Center

10101 Science Drive

Sturtevant, Wisconsin 53177



ABYC Members $885.00  Non-members $1,170.00

BRP dealers discount (early registration rate): $735.00 per attendee

Please call (410)9904460,  X-101 or X-100 to register for the course and request the BRP rate. Discount price will be given if registration is completed by August 15, 2016. After this date, the standard ABYC rates will apply. 


This ABYC Systems Certification with instructor Denis Bonneau, includes key information from different ABYC Standards as they apply to boat component selection and installation. Best industry practices will be a part of the body of knowledge that a certified technician will be expected to be proficient in.

This certification covers thirteen different areas in the marine systems realm.  

·         Potable water systems

·         Marine sanitation systems

·         Tankage

·         Hull piping

·         Electrical installations

·         Compressed gas for cooking and heating

·         Air conditioning and refrigeration systems

·         Pump systems

·         Fuel systems (gas and diesel)

·         Steering and control systems

·         Accessory control systems

·         Fire protection systems

·         General knowledge and boatyard etiquette. (Addresses specific tool usage and precision measurement.)

Candidates may reference all study materials including the supplied study guide (which contains all pertinent ABYC standards integrated into the text), class notes and additional ABYC standards in either printed or computer-based form during the certification exam. The exam is timed at 3 hours and is comprised of approximately 200 multiple-choice questions.  Upon successfully passing the certification exam and documenting requisite experience an ABYC Systems Certification will be issued.

Students with special needs 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.

Helpful Facts:

BRP Facility is a state of the art training facility features an open concept classroom atmosphere, natural light, Students will have access to an onsite cafeteria as well as the BRP company store. Dependent upon the production schedule, plant operation tours may be available to the students. 


Milwaukee General Mitchell (MKE) Chicago or O'Hare (ORD)

The Sturtevant Training Center is conveniently located 3 miles east of I94, near Highway 20.  It is 20 miles south of Milwaukee's General Mitchell International Airport and 60 miles north of Chicago O'Hare International Airport.


Local Accommodations:

The following hotel information is listed for your convenience. Please contact hotels to confirm actual rates.

Days Inn

13340 Hospitality Court (I94 at Hwy. 20), Sturtevant, WI 53177

(262) 8846840

Ask for BRP Rate: Estimate is $45 for single or $55 for double + tax / Located 3 miles from Training Center

Comfort Inn

1154 Prairie Drive (North, off Highway 20), Racine, WI 53406

(262) 8866055

Ask for BRP Rate: Estimate is $54.95 + tax / Located 3 miles from Training Center

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-attenders 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.


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