The Marine Mechanical Technician (MMT) program offers the apprentice the opportunity to apply their new online knowledge directly in the workplace. This new knowledge could include the boat’s domestic systems, mechanical systems, propulsion systems and safety systems. These new skills and knowledge are then reinforced on campus in the workshop with the instructor’s supervision
Marine Mechanical Technician (MMT) means a person who installs, troubleshoots, repairs and maintains engines, drive trains and other mechanical, electrical and fluid systems used in the recreational marine industry. With endorsements this work involves all aspects of repairs to diesel engines, gasoline engines, outboard engines, conventional inboard drive trains and stern drives.
For detailed information on the scope of knowledge and skills taught and assessed in this program refer to the Program Outline, available at SkilledTradesBC.
In BC, an individual can become certified as a Marine Mechanical Technician by completing the MMT program or by challenging the certification. Apprenticeship programs are for individuals who have an employer to sponsor them and challenge programs are for individuals who have extensive experience working in the occupation and wish to challenge the certification.
BCIT Apprenticeship Service Office, 604-456-8100
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