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42 credits or 730.0 clock hours – Monday, 9am to 5pm and Tuesday thru Friday, 8am to 5pm
Maximum Number of Students: 12 Credential Awarded: Diploma
The Marine Systems program has not yet been approved for Federal Student Financial Aid or Veteran Education Benefits.
The Marine Systems program extends the boatbuilding skills taught at the Northwest School of Wooden Boatbuilding. The current boatbuilding courses cover the construction of the hull, deck, cabin and spars on a traditional or contemporary wooden boat. The Marine Systems program will cover other tasks integral to boat building and repair, such as electrical systems, corrosion, diesel and gas engines, propulsion, hydraulics, marine plumbing, and marine HVAC.
Contemporary Wooden Boatbuilding Program Goals
Completion of the 6-month Diploma program in Marine Systems prepares students for entry-level employment opportunities in with the marine trades with an emphasis on marine systems. Graduates find entry-level employment in boat shops, ship yards, educational institutions, and maritime museums.
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