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Marine Systems Career Training
- Develop skills needed to install, troubleshoot, maintain and repair systems, both stand-alone and fully-integrated.
- American Boat & Yacht Council (ABYC) certification exam prep and National Marine Electronics Association (NMEA) certification exam prep are offered as part of marine mechanic training.
- IYRS graduates have the technical and problem-solving skill sets to successfully navigate challenges across a variety of platforms on land or at sea.
- Externship and career preparation workshops are offered throughout the program.
Marine Systems Industries
- Systems Engineering
- Diesel Mechanics
- Electrical Design
- Marine Technician
- Marine Mechanic
- Systems Electrician
- Outboard Technician
Marine Systems Training
- Electrical and Electronic Systems
- Steering (Mechanical & Hydraulic)
- Marine Pumps
- Fuel Systems
- Diesel & Gasoline Engines
- LPG Systems
- AC and Refrigeration
- Plumbing Systems
- Marine Mechanic
Why Go to School for Marine Systems?
What are marine systems?
Marine systems are all the inner workings of a modern power boat, including electrical systems, electronics, steering, marine pumps, fuel systems, diesel engines, gasoline inboard engines, LPG Systems, AC and refrigeration and firefighting systems.
How long is the Marine Systems program at IYRS?
The Marine Systems program at IYRS is 6-months and enrolls each March and September. Students spend 40 hours per week in the classroom, 9-5pm, Monday through Friday.
What topics and skills does the IYRS Marine Systems program cover?
The 6-month Marine Systems Program is designed to give each student thorough experience with the aforementioned marine systems, while also preparing students to be able to identify and solve problems, manage projects, work in teams and individually, and make industry connections while gaining real-world experience through an internship.
Is the school accredited? What is the value of the certifications I will earn?
IYRS is a non-profit institution, and is accredited by the Accrediting Commission of Career Schools and Colleges (ACCSC). Students earn various certifications from the American Boat & Yacht Council as well as the National Marine Electronics Association.
How much is tuition to the Marine Systems program?
For current tuition rates, please see the Tuition & Fees page.