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Marine Service Technology Program for Schools
School Marine Service Curriculum

ABYC is pleased to announce the first ever industry driven marine service technology program for secondary schools. This program gives schools all the tools needed to implement a standards based curriculum, including textbooks, instructor guides, presentations, sample tests and more! 




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Marine Service Technology Program Highlights:

  • Industry standards based curriculum with an inland or coastal focused test options
  • Reduced pricing for the ABYC’s widely acclaimed secondary text book entitled Fundamentals of Marine Service Technology.
  • Comprehensive Power Point presentations to accompany each of the 14 chapters in the text book.
  • Digital Instructors guide to accompany the text. This will include DACUM (develop a curriculum) data based on one of two choices for an ABYC/NOCTI (National Occupational Competency Testing Institute) secondary, entry level Marine Service Technology Certificate
  • Online demonstration videos that can be accessed by the teacher for students
  • Access to its vast online catalog of full color still images that instructors can use in creating their own presentations and course content materials
  • Test/quiz question bank with several hundred sample questions
  • Digital accomplishment badges for students
  • Meets Perkins funding requirements

Topics Areas Covered:

  Intro to Boat Handling and Safety   Diesel Engine Maintenance
  General Shop Safety and Practices   Drive Systems Inboard/Outboard Engines
  Internal Combustion Engine Theory   Servicing Boat Trailers
  Marine Electrical System Theory   Marine Electronics Equipment Installation
  Outboard Engine Maintenance and Troubleshooting   Marine Plumbing Systems
  Gasoline-fueled Inboard Engine Maintenance   Marine Materials: Wood, Metal, Composites  
  Marine Electrical System Installation   Customer Service Skills 

Pricing & Additional Information:

  • Initial curriculum package price of $5,499 with a first year annual ABYC Business level Membership included.
  • Annual maintenance fee of $599 includes and on-going discounted rates, access to any and all program updates and business membership renewal.
  • The Fundamentals of Marine Service Technology textbook is available for purchase at a discounted price of $129 ea. for hard cover version or $89 ea. for digital version. (pricing does not include s + h)
  • NOCTI certificate exams are available in either a coastal or inland version. Exam prices are NOT included in initial package price fee. Exam pricing will be approximately $30/ea. and schools can deal directly with NOCTI to set up exam access and to utilize existing NOCTI billing/accounts.
  • ADA accommodations are available
  • Meets Perkins funding requirements

Learn more, receive samples, and get started! 

Email: esherman@abycinc.org   

Phone: 410-990-4460 x145

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