# CTE Resource Center - Administrative Planning Guide - Marine Service Technology I (8750/36 weeks, 140 hours)

CTE Resource Center - Verso

Virginia’s CTE Resource Center

Marine Service Technology I (8750/36 weeks, 140 hours)

Course Description

Course Code:8750
Work-based Learning:Available
Duration:36 weeks, 140 hours
Suggested Grade Levels:10–11
Prerequisites:None

In this introduction to service and repair of watercraft and marina operations, students learn marine trade skills in areas including shop and boating safety, inboard and outboard systems, carpentry, electricity, and vessel storage/handling. The course is based on the National Marine Trades Curriculum, developed by the American Boat and Yacht Council (ABYC).

As noted in Superintendent’s Memo #058-17 (2-28-2017), this Career and Technical Education (CTE) course must maintain a maximum pupil-to-teacher ratio of 20 students to one teacher, due to safety regulations. The 2016-2018 biennial budget waiver of the teacher-to-pupil ratio staffing requirement does not apply.

Career Clusters and Pathways

For federal reporting (choose one)

  • Transportation, Distribution and Logistics
    • Facility and Mobile Equipment Maintenance
    • Transportation Operations

Available Credentials

Concentration Sequences

A combination of the course above and those below, equivalent to two 36-week courses. Students wishing to complete a specialization may take additional courses appropriate to their career pathways.

Check the course description for any course listed below, because some may have a prerequisite.