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CCP Pathway: Engine Mechanic Certificate

This certificate program consists of four (4) courses and 384 hours of instruction. Students will learn theory and operation related to the overall function of engines, fuel, air, AC & DC and electrical found in common lawn equipment. The Outboard courses are Yamaha Marine University approved courses and will provide instruction related to the core skills used by mechanics for marine outboard systems. Students can expect to learn the basics of boating, fuel system components, outboard electrical systems, as well as a fundamental understanding of the marine industry, and marine service careers.

Our instructor is a Yamaha-certified marine mechanic who will teach you how to keep outboard systems running great!

Students will earn the following certifications upon successful completion of each course:

Class Certification
Small Engines OSHA 10
Intro to Outboard Systems Yamaha Intro to Outboard Systems Certificate
Outboard Systems I – Mid Range Yamaha Maintenance Certification – Mid Range
Outboard Systems II – Inline Yamaha Maintenance Certification – Inline

PROGRAM LOCATION

Classes are held at our Downtown Campus. Delivery mode is subject to change.

THE CAREER TECHNICAL EDUCATION/WORKFORCE DEVELOPMENT PATHWAY (CTE/WCEP)

Tuition free course hours that lead to technician education certificate, State, or Industry Recognized Credential aligned with a high school career cluster. Students are responsible for the following CFCC fees:

  • Parking & Security- $5.00
  • Technology Fee – $5.00
  • Textbook – $125.00
  • Materials Fee – $70

ELIGIBILITY & ADMISSION REQUIREMENTS

  • Be a high school junior or senior
  • Have a weighted GPA of 2.8 on high school courses or your principal’s approval
  • If GPA is lower than 2.8, assessment testing is required
  • For details on eligibility and admissions requirements, please speak to your high school career counselor

APPLICATION PROCESS* FOR PUBLIC HIGH SCHOOL STUDENTS

NEXT STEPS

Once you have completed your application process (see above*), please contact eeaston@cfcc.edu to express your intent to enroll in the CTE/WCEP Engine Mechanic Pathway.

REGISTRATION DOCUMENTATION REQUIREMENTS

Once you have emailed, eeaston@cfcc.edu to express intent to enroll in the CTE/WCEP Engine Mechanic Pathway, you will receive an email with additional registration instructions. Below outlines the required documentation required to complete your registration.

  • CTE WCEP Acceptance Email
  • Copy of current High School Transcript must be provided
  • Other documentation may be required

ELIGIBILITY FOR CONTINUED ENROLLMENT IN CCP (CTE/WCEP PATHWAY)

To maintain eligibility for continued enrollment, a student must:

  • Continue to make progress toward high school graduation.
  • Continue to make progress toward successful completion of the Workforce
  • Continuing Education pathway as defined by the pathway syllabus.
  • A student who doesn’t meet these criteria will be subject to the college’s policy for unsatisfactory progress.
  • For more information about this CCP Pathway application process, available programs, enrollment, and eligibility, please visit your High School Career Counselor.
Engine Mechanic PROGRAM EXPECTATIONS AND GOALS
  • Courses must be taken in the order listed
  • Prerequisites must be followed
  • Successful completion of all courses is required to receive a certificate
Class Prerequisites
Small Engines None
Intro to Outboard Systems Small Engines
Outboard Systems I – Mid Range Intro to Outboard Systems
Outboard Systems II – Inline Intro to Outboard Systems
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