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Marine Service Technician

Marine Service Technicians in Nova Scotia, service, repair, refit and upgrade marine vessels, power and sail.

They perform structural, cosmetic, electrical, electronic and mechanical work. They do rigging and they haul and store boats.

These are the people that keep fishing boats running, keep workboats on the water and service the multitude of pleasure boats on Nova Scotia’s rivers, lakes and coasts.

On September 4th 2012, Marine Service Technician was designated as a Trade in Nova Scotia.

Where do Marine Service Technicians work?

  • Boat yards
  • Marinas
  • Yacht clubs
  • Marine dealerships

What do Marine Service Technicians do?

Service and repair boat systems such as:

  • Hull Structure
  • Electrical/Electronics
  • Piping and Mechanical
  • Engine and propulsion

MST Orientation Course

NSBA offers from time to time an MST orientation course which will give you an opportunity to learn some of the basic skills of the Marine Service Technician Trade. If you are interested in taking this course, click on the link for more information.


Click Nova Scotia Boatbuilders Association to return to the Training Page.

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