IYRS School of Marine Systems students receive hands-on training from industry professionals utilizing the latest technologies in preparation for American Boat & Yacht Council (ABYC) Certifications & National Marine Electronics Association (NMEA) Certification.

Male marine systems student in shop     Female student in marine systems shop

IYRS ensures our Marine Systems curriculum is always guided by workforce needs by constantly consulting with many businesses and organizations to evaluate the needs of the industry and ensure the training we provide IYRS students is of utmost value to employers.

Getting Workforce-Ready

Throughout the 6-month program, with a 4-week internship component, students receive training in the following areas:

  • Electrical Systems
  • Electronics Installation
  • Computer Aided Design (CAD) Training
  • Hydraulic Systems
  • Marine Pumps
  • Fuel Systems
  • Diesel Engines
  • Gasoline Inboard Engines
  • LPG Systems
  • AC & Refrigeration
  • Firefighting Systems


Students also receive the following ABYC Certifications: Marine Electrical, Marine Systems and Marine Diesel Engines. Students also receive Marine Electronics Installer NMEA Certification.

Recent School of Marine Systems Job Placements

  • Outerlimits Powerboats
  • U.S Watercraft
  • DePaul Diesel
  • Bottoms and Props
  • Blount Shipyard
  • Niad Inflatables
  • The Hinckley Company
  • Rightcoast Marine
  • Boston Boatworks, LLC
  • C.P, Brodeur, Inc.
  • Oldport Marine Services
  • Glyns Marine, Inc.
  • Cay Electronics
  • Puma Ocean Racing
  • Rybovich
  • Brooklin Boat Yard
  • Merritt Boat and Engine Works
  • Thunderbolt Marine Inc.
  • Bell Hart
  • KMC Powersports
  • S/Y Knickerbocker
  • Goetz Composites
  • Seven Star Marine
  • Baltic Boatworks
  • Pirate Cove Marina
  • Headsync, LLC
  • New York Yacht Club
  • C&C Composites
  • North Atlantic Marine Services