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Marine Service Technology

Transportation, Distribution and Logistics


State Qualifying Event: 

Not Required




National Competition

Competition Type: 

Skilled and Technical

The competition includes individual skill stations and a written or online test. The hands-on test stations include many aspects of two-stroke and four-stroke outboard as well as sterndrive and inboard troubleshooting and repair. Students should be proficient in marine application electrical/ignition systems, fuel systems, cooling systems, lubrication systems, drive/transmission/jet propulsion systems, and boat and trailer rigging and repair. The written or online test includes the above listed topics including diagnostics and service and repair of marine accessory items. Competitors will be judged on safe work practices, cleanliness, organizational skills, accuracy, speed and completion of assigned tasks, worksheets, and paperwork.

Marine Service Technology

The career competitions of the SkillsUSA Illinois Championships follow the current edition of the SkillsUSA Technical Standards. These are available to professional members (advisors and teachers) as a membership benefit following their submission of membership.

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