Certificate in Boat Manufacturing & Service
Carteret Community College
Morehead City, USA
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The Boat Manufacturing Service Technology program prepares students for employment in the manufacture and service of boats. Students learn the basics of boat design and implement those designs in various components and/or complete boats or yachts.
Course work includes reading and interpreting marine blueprints, manuals, and other documents common to the industry; lofting; constructing forms and mould-making; applying concepts and techniques in composite, fibreglass, and wood; interior finishing; and marine mechanical, electrical, and plumbing systems.
Graduates may find employment with boat/yacht manufacturers, service yards, dealerships doing commissioning work, and companies doing custom boat building.
PROGRAM LEARNING OUTCOMES:
Students will demonstrate the ability to successfully fabricate a composite Fiber Reinforced part to industry standards using basic “hand-laid” and “spray-up” methods.
Understanding Lines Drawings
Students will be able to demonstrate the ability to apply a table of offsets to create a set of line drawings of a vessel accurately.
Shop & Tool Safety
Students will demonstrate the ability to properly set-up and maintain stationery shop tools by changing and sharpening blades to provide a safe working environment.
Students will interpret composite material costs by analyzing the surface area, ratios, and reinforcement weights.