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Index : Marine Mechanic School | The Core | The Electives | Marine Clinic I | Marine Clinic II | Program 620 | Diesel & Industry Technology  | Accreditation

Information About Getting the right marine mechanical technical training is an investment that can pay off every single day of your life. If you enjoy being around boats in general, Marine or Personal Watercraft School training may be your road to a more satisfying lifestyle. Marine Mechanics Institute combines everything you need for complete career training. From basic engine theory to the more technical aspects of marine mechanic products, service, rebuilding, troubleshooting and repair, MMI covers it all. Our logical step-by-step approach to learning won't waste your time with unrelated subjects. Our instructors are professionals in the marine field, selected for their knowledge and enthusiasm. Our 75,000 square foot facility in Orlando, Florida houses 8 classrooms and labs dedicated to outboard, stern drive and personal watercraft technology. With the added value of learning in a shop-like environment, you'll have access to the latest tools, equipment and marine/watercraft products to make your career training a success. Plus, the Marine Mechanics Institute school is supported by some of the biggest names in the marine industry, including Mercury, OMC, Bombardier/Sea-Doo/Jet Boats, Honda, Polaris, Volvo Penta and Yamaha Motor Corp. Also, endorsed by manufacturers like American Suzuki and Kawasaki Motors Corp., MMI Marine Mechanic School gives you the training you need to work on the most popular marine and personal watercraft products on the market. Practical hands-on training - Learn with some of the most fully-equipped and modern diagnostic repair facilities

Marine Mechanic School

Marine Mechanic School Technology
Automotive/Diesel School & Industrial Technology
Diesel Engine School & Industry Technology
Marine Mechanic School Technology
Get hands-on training using the latest in today's automotive technology. UTI's industry connections ensures that you will receive the most current marine mechanic's instruction on the best equipment possible. UTI remains one of the few private technical schools in the nation to be ASE Master Certified in the Automotive, Marine and Medium Heavy truck areas. As a UTI student you'll learn how to:

Diagnose, service and repair both domestic and foreign marine watercraft.
troubleshoot problems using the latest electronic engine analyzers, digital hand-held scanners, and other computerized electric diagnostic equipment.
Work all components, from marine engines, computerized fuel injection , marine electrical systems, and more.
Maintain Marine Hot Rod Power and Performance.

School Locations:

Orlando, FL

After completing the core marine mechanics program, you can customize your curriculum in either our MercTech or Personal Watercraft programs.

The Core

Program 600 - Marine Technician School Program
(36 Weeks - 900 Clock Hours, 30 Credit Hours)
Learn the design and function of outboard motors as well as two and four stroke engine operation. In addition, learn the different boat hull designs and how they affect rigging and performance. Design and function of various power trim and tilt systems will be taught as well. In our marine mechanic school you will receive 80% hands-on training in Rigging/Shop Practices and Procedures, Lower Units, Machine Shop, Marine Electrical Parts , Carburetion, and Marine Fuel Systems, Diagnostics and troubleshooting and Industrial Preparation.

The Electives

Program 615 - MercTech Program
(150 hours, 6 weeks, 5.0 Credit Hours)
The MercTech Program offered by Marine Mechanics Institute School is a 6-week certificate program designed to provide the knowledge and skills necessary to become an entry-level marine mechanic technician in the Mercury Marine dealer network. The program is equipped by Mercury Marine with current outboard and Mercruiser products.

MercTech is officially endorsed by Mercury Marine. A certificate is awarded by Marine Mechanics Institute upon successful completion of the required course of study. The Marine Technician Program is a prerequisite to enrolling in the MercTech Program.

Marine Clinic I

(75 hours)
Marine mechanic school Clinic 1 covers: Mercury Marine History & Philosophy, Mercury Marine Service Administration and Software, Warranty Procedures, P.D.I., Seasonal Maintenance, Marine Exhaust Systems, Cooling Systems,Marine Electrical Wiring and Charging Systems, Marine Ignition Systems. At our marine mechanic school you will become familiar with Mercury's method of service administration and the emphasis placed on customer service and satisfaction. You will learn proper warranty, pre-delivery inspection, and seasonal marine maintenance procedures, proper marine maintenance for ocean loading and docking . Through instructor demonstration, lecture, videos, and hands-on workstations, you will learn procedures to diagnose, troubleshoot, and repair cooling, exhaust, charging and marine ignition systems specific to Mercury Marine products. You will also become familiar with software programs designed for the Mercury Marine dealer network.

Marine Clinic II

(75 hours)
Marine mechanic school Clinic 2 covers: Starting Systems, Fuel Systems, transom Assemblies/Power trim & Tilt, Drive Systems & Gearcases. You will learn procedures to diagnose, troubleshoot, and repair mechanical problems related to starting systems. You will become familiar with the operations of fuel systems to include E.F.I., D.F.I., and carbureted, and learn to diagnose, troubleshoot and repair those systems. This section will cover the latest drive systems, transom assemblies and their components, as well as service procedures, troubleshooting and repair.

Program 620 - Watercraft Technician Program

(9 Weeks - 225 Clock Hours, 7.5 Credit Hours)
This marine mechanic program provides you with the skills needed to apply for an entry-level position in this expanding field. Learn procedures to completely rebuild the most popular watercraft engines to manufacturers specifications. After the rebuild, use a state-of-the-art test tank to dyno test the engine performance.

Marine Programs, available at the MMI Orlando Campus only.

Classes start every 3 weeks. Financial aid is available for those who qualify with many free grants and scholarships. Learn more about financial aid options and your opportunities - fill out the no obligation online form.

Automotive/Diesel & Industrial Technology Graduates of the Automotive/Diesel & Industrial Mechanic School Technology program are in the greatest demand. Getting comprehensive automotive and diesel mechanic training will prepare you for the ever-changing auto mechanic industry and provide you with:
Increased job opportunities - At UTI, current job openings are typically triple for Auto/Diesel graduates vs. Automotive graduates
Increased earnings potential - The starting salary for Auto/Diesel grads averages 10% or more higher than that of automotive grads
Wider career opportunities - Auto-Diesel mechanic training opens the door to Fleet operations in fields ranging from all levels of Government to large industry Schools Locations:

Glendale Heights, IL
Houston, TX
Phoenix, AZ

Classes start every 3 weeks. Financial aid is available for those who qualify with many free grants and scholarships. Learn more about financial aid options and your opportunities - fill out the no obligation online form .

Diesel & Industry Technology

Get hands-on mechanic experience with some of the world's most powerful diesel engines, like Detroit Diesel, Cummins, Caterpillar, and International. As a graduate, you'll be entering a booming field of opportunity, as diesel mechanic with the skills needed to start a challenging and rewarding career as an auto- diesel mechanic technician. Learn to work on a wide variety of diesel engines and heavy equipment:

Diesel Bus and diesel truck fleets Construction and farming equipment
Marine diesel engines and oil drilling rigs
In as little as 45 weeks, you can launch your auto diesel mechanic technician career.
Schools Locations:

Glendale heights, IL
Houston, TX
Phoenix, AZ

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Classes start every 3 weeks. Financial aid is available for those who qualify with many free grants and scholarships. Learn more about financial aid options and your opportunities - fill out the no obligation online form .


Each UTI, Inc. campus school is individually licensed in its home state and nationally accredited by the Accrediting Commission of Career Schools and Colleges of Technology (ACCSCT) which is recognized by the U.S. Department of Education. Universal Technical Institute and Motorcycle Mechanics Institute - Phoenix, AZ licensed by The Arizona State Board for Private Postsecondary Education. Universal Technical Institute - Houston, TX Approved and Regulated by the Texas Workforce Commission, Proprietary Schools Section. Universal Technical Institute - Glendale Heights, IL Approved to Operate by the Illinois State Superintendent of Education .Universal Technical Institute - Rancho Cucamonga, CA Approved by the Bureau for Private Postsecondary and Vocational Education .Motorcycle & Marine Mechanics Institute - Orlando, FL licensed by the Florida Commission for Independent Education.

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