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Program enrolls twice annually; Spring (typically March) and Fall (typically September).
- Learn to install, repair, and maintain every essential marine system as a skilled marine mechanic.
- Develop skills needed to install, troubleshoot, maintain and repair each system.
- American Boat & Yacht Council (ABYC) certification exam prep and National Marine Electronics Association (NMEA) certification exam prep.
- 6-month career-focused program enrolls in March and September.
- Career development support; job placement typically around 90%.
Marine Systems Industries
- Systems Engineering
- Diesel Mechanics
- Electrical Design
- Marine Technician
- Marine Mechanic
- Systems Electrician
- Outboard Technician
Marine Systems Training
- Electronics and Electrical Systems
- Marine Pumps
- Fuel Systems
- Diesel & Gasoline Engines
- LPG Systems
- AC and Refrigeration
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 School of Marine Systems?
For current tuition rates, please see the Tuition & Fees page.
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