• Class Time: Day
  • Semester: Fall Semester
  • Campus: Eden Prairie Campus
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Do you want to turn your interest of boats and motorcycles into a career? Then HTC’s Marine/Motor Sports Technology program can help you move in the right direction. As a marine, motorsport and outdoor power technician, you will troubleshoot and repair  equipment found in the boating, powersport , motorcycle, lawn and garden, and industrial engine industries. In this program, you will gain the knowledge and hands-on experience you need to move ahead. 

Labs and Classrooms

Most classes have a lab component and the lab is open for work during class hours and days.


The student will be required to furnish their own tools for the course. A tool list is available from the program instructors or the HTC counseling office. HTC hosts tool vendors the first week of the semester to allow students to order tool at a significant discount.

Entry Requirements

Ability to work on your feet for eight hours or more.
Ability to work in cramped postions; kneeling, squatting, bending.
Ability to lift 75 pounds.
Ability to understand written and oral directions.

Work Environment

The working environment is varied according to the trade area and employer. Some work may be outside and in varied weather conditions. Most work is in a shop environment.

Job Outlook

Job outlook for technicians in this area is extremly good due to the economy motivating more people to repair rather than replace equipment.



Marine, Motorsport and Outdoor Power Equipment Technician Diploma

Motorcycle Technician Certificate

Outboard Technician Certificate

Power Equipment Certificate


$15.00 - $17.00 starting per

Potential Job Titles

Marine/ Motorcycle/ Power Equipment Technician


Engine and Equipment Training Council certified program


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We rely on our industry advisory committe to keep the program current with industry needs and trends. Members are business owners, industry represenatives, and HTC graduates.

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