ABYC offers a nationally accredited certification program designed to improve the quality of boat maintenance and repair and the professionalism of technicians. This certification program reaches out to provide standards-based, continuing technical education for marine technicians throughout the industry.

With more than 3,000 certified service professionals, ABYC’s national certification program has industry-wide acceptance and recognition. ABYC certified technicians have proved their technical expertise by passing a difficult certification exam, which is verified by the third party Nocti Business Solutions ensuring relevance and value.

There are specialty exams covering all major areas of repair:

  • Marine Systems
  • Marine Electrical
  • Marine Composites
  • Marine Corrosion
  • Gasoline Engines
  • Diesel Engines
  • ABYC Standards
  • A/C Refrigeration

ABYC requires technicians to re-test every five years to keep up with technology and to remain certified. All ABYC credentials have expiration dates.