Boat Manufacture and Service
The Boat Manufacture and Service program prepares students for employment in industries that use modern fiberglass boat construction techniques. Additionally, students are taught the fundamentals of boat service in the disciplines of plumbing, electrical, and engine systems.
This one-year diploma program is offered on the banks of the historic Cape Fear river in downtown Wilmington, NC. As an accredited institution, students at Cape Fear Community College are eligible for financial aid.
Students find employment in commercial boat building industries, building boats using modern fiberglass techniques. With our courses on electrical, plumbing and engine systems students also find employment in ship yards, dealerships, and commissioning yachts.
I. General Education Courses
CIS 111 Basic PC Literacy
ENG 101 Applied Communications I
MAT 101 Applied Mathematics I
II. Required Courses
Select a minimum of 12 hours:
BTB 117 Marine Spray Finishing
BTB 110 Fiberglass Boat Bldg I
BTB 111 Fiberglass Boat Bldg II
BTB 112 Fiberglass Boat Repairs
BTB 115 Hull and Joinerwork Prep
Required Subject Area
Select a minimum of one subject area and a minimum of 13 hours within the subject area:
BTB 106 Engine Install/Systems
BTB 107 Boat Electrical Systems
BTB 108 Boat Plumbing System