Marine Mechanics






Entretien d'équipement motorisé

Number of credits


Number of contact hours allotted for specific training

1350 Hours


Program approved in 1987.

To acquire the knowledge, ability and attitude necessary to check, disassemble, repair, rebuild and adjust all the pieces of different types of marine engines, check and repair electric circuits (lighting, starting, charging, heating, ventilation guages), check and maintain 12, 24 and 32 volt parallel circuits, check, maintain and repair lubricating systems, fuel systems, turbo chargers, check, install and disassemble different types of fuel injectors and fuel pumps, check and repair hydraulics, diagnose engine troubles and accessories, to be able to do tune-ups and necessary adjustments.

To be eligible for admission to this program, candidates must meet one of the following requirements:

Persons holding a Secondary School Diploma or its recognized equivalent, for example, an Attestation of Equivalence of Secondary V studies, or a postsecondary diploma such as the Diploma of College Studies or a Bachelor's degree
Persons who are at least 16 years of age on September 30 of the school year in which their training is to begin and have earned the Secondary IV credits in language of instruction, second language and mathematics in the programs of study established by the Minister, or have been granted recognition for equivalent learning
Persons who are at least 18 years of age upon entry into the program and have the following functional prerequisites: the successful completion of the General Development Test (see the following table), or recognition of equivalent learning
Persons who have obtained Secondary III credits in language of instruction, second language and mathematics in programs established by the Minister are required to pursue general education courses, concurrently with their vocational training, in order to obtain the Secondary IV credits they lack in language of instruction, second language and mathematics in programs established by the Minister.

Targeted professions (Link to Emploi Québec's IMT En ligne)

Job titles

Program content

Number or codeCourse Name / CompetencyHours
851011Occupational Health and Safety15
851023Shop Tools and Equipment45
851033Welding and Cutting45
851047Marine Engines105
851065Basic Electricity75
851072Writing Reports30
851086Elements of Drawing90
851096Disassembling Diesel Engines90
851105Repairing Diesel Engines75
851116Assembling Diesel Engines90
851122Metallic Arc Welding30
851135Starting, Charching, Guages75
851153Fuel Systems45
851164Air Systems60
851177Fuel Injection105
851183Cooling Systems45
851197Engine Tune-Ups105
851206Applied Electricity90