Program Details & Tool Bonus Information for the Marine Service Technician Program at MTTI in Seekonk, MA

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Marine Service Technician

Program Details & Tool Bonus Information

Please note: We are not enrolling this program for Fall 2020.
Why Work in the Marine Service Technician Industry?

The Governor’s Workforce Board in Rhode Island states, “…Occupational projections by the Department of Labor indicate that because of the combined pressures of expected retirements and anticipated growth, the state’s marine trades cluster will have to replace fully 26% its current work force over the next ten years.  In short, finding ways to attract, train and retain skilled workers will be a critical challenge facing the cluster over the coming decade.”1


Each student will complete an internship in an actual marine-related company. The internship provides each student with valuable experience in an actual work atmosphere. Additionally, the internship provides an excellent opportunity to get your foot in the door at a potential employer!

High Demand Skills
  • Introduction to the Industry
  • Safety
  • Common Tools and Equipment
  • Fasteners and Hardware
  • Oxy/Acetylene Torch Use
  • Trailer Services and Handling
  • Precision Measuring Tools
  • Basic Engine Principles and Design
  • Basic Electricity
  • Ignition Systems, Charging Systems and Starting Systems
  • Fuel Systems and Carburetion
  • Lubrication Systems
  • Cooling Systems
  • 2 & 4 Stroke Outboard Service
  • Basic Servicing & Maintenance of Diesel Engines
  • Rigging
  • Accessories
  • Shrink Wrap and Winterization
  • Stern Drives
  • Power Steering
  • Propeller Selection
  • ABYC Standards Review
  • Job Search Skills and Internship
Faculty and Staff

MTTI instructors are highly experienced Marine Technicians. Our instructors have worked in the marine industry for many years. Each instructor meets the standards of approval by the Massachusetts Office of Private Occupational School Education (OSE) within the Division of Professional Licensure (DPL), the Rhode Island Board of Governors for Higher Education, and the ACCSC (the Accrediting Commission of Career Schools and Colleges.) For more information, please contact us. MTTI Instructors and Staff work together with Career Service Specialists to assist students in pursuing their career goals.


Students who successfully complete the 918-hour program will receive a Marine Service Technician Diploma. Each of MTTI’s programs has been approved by the Massachusetts and Rhode Island state education agencies and the ACCSC (the Accrediting Commission of Career Schools and Colleges).

Tool Bonus

Each student in the Marine Service Technician program is provided with a professional Tool Kit for use throughout the program. Graduates who obtain verifiable training-related employment within 90 days are eligible to keep their set of tools for use on the job. The complete Tool Bonus Policy is outlined in the Student Orientation Booklet. Please see an Admissions Representative for complete details on the tool policy.

Additional Information

Our Admissions Representatives welcome all your questions! Contact MTTI today to learn more about the Marine Service Technician program.


The Marine Service Technician training takes place at MTTI’s satellite campus, located approximately 3 miles from the main school at 54 Water Street in East Providence.  All interested candidates should apply to Admissions at the main school.

Costs for 2019-2020 tuition, fees and supplies, before any Title IV funding loans are applied are listed on the Consumer Information Page for this program.

To view graduation rates, median debt of graduates completing this program and other important information, please visit the Program Consumer Information page.