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Marine Diesel Engine RepairWorkforce Development & Career Readiness

Marine Diesel Engine Repair Program

Program Overview

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As a marine diesel engine mechanic, you’ll work to repair, reconstruct and maintain marine engines, marine machinery and related equipment. College of The Albemarle (COA) instructors place emphasis on safety, diagnosis of problems, inspection, measuring, and rebuilding and repairing diesel engines according to factory specifications. Students will also be introduced to preliminary fabrication, parts ordering and inventory, and shop/lab best practices.


  • Marine Diesel Engine Repair (one semester)


  • Boat manufacturing
  • Marine service
  • Fisheries
  • North Carolina Ferry Division
  • Cruise lines

Occupational Outlook Handbook

Average Salary in North Carolina

  • $42,630

Job Outlook Growth in North Carolina

  • Nine percent growth by 2026