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ABYC Certification Class Descriptions

There are 9 ABYC Certifications: Marine Electrical, Marine Corrosion, Marine Systems, ABYC Standards, Gasoline Engines, Diesel Engines, Marine Composites, A/C Refrigeration, and Advanced Electrical. Certifications are valid for 5 year and each is worth 32 CEU's.

Learning Formats Available:

1. Attend a scheduled course - Click Here to view calendar

2. Self-study and proctored testing - Click Here to learn more

Professional Certification Descriptions:

Marine Electrical

The ABYC Electrical Certification has become the most recognized and credible demonstration of skill mastery in the marine electrical service and installation field worldwide. Become an industry expert in electrical fundamentals, multi-meter usage, grounding and bonding systems, battery and inverter installation, AC/DC components.

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Marine Corrosion

Corrosion is often surrounded by mystery and misinformation but in reality it can all be explained and mitigated by employing science. Students in the course will gain a thorough understanding of the types of corrosion and how to perform a systematic corrosion analysis.

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Marine Systems

The ABYC Systems certification teaches you how to design, maintain, install and repair marine systems with the confidence you need to succeed in today’s marine industry. This certification is the gold standard within the industry addressing air conditioning, water systems, sanitation, fuel systems, controls, electrical installations, and more.

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ABYC Standards

The ABYC Standards Certification course provides students with a comprehensive and focused look at the key ABYC Standards and addresses specific compliance issues relevant to engineers, installers, compliance inspectors, and marine surveyors. 

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Gasoline Engines

Due to the larger presence of carbon monoxide and fuel volatility with gasoline engines more standards as well Federal laws apply to gasoline engine installations.Gain knowledge about the internationally accepted standards that improve overall safety and allow engines to run better, last longer, and avoid major issues. 

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Diesel Engines

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

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Marine Composites

This complete and all-encompassing composites course is designed for boat builders and manufacturers. The curriculum includes marine composite construction, production and advanced manufacturing processes, structural details and hardware installation, quality assurance, and safety and environmental compliance. 

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A/C Refrigeration

A/C Refrigeration certification covers installation and troubleshooting of both AC and DC electrical systems for refrigeration air management system, related plumbing systems and refrigeration systems. The course also covers troubleshooting and repair of system mechanical components, installation and troubleshooting of reverse-cycle air conditioning systems.

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Advanced Electrical

The need for a higher level of knowledge has become increasingly important as modern boats become more integrated with sophisticated networked electronics. The new Advanced Marine Electrical Certification is the ideal certification for those working on the cutting edge of electrical systems.

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