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Marine Eletronics Training and Education at SCLTC Young Memorial Campus

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South Central Louisiana Technical College (SCLTC) offers certificates, diplomas, and associate degrees leading to exciting careers for students seeking long-term employment. Students completing technical college training programs leave with a competitive edge needed to acquire a great job. With hands-on competency-based instruction, the students develop the knowledge, skills, and confidence needed to succeed in the job market.

Louisiana’s vocational technical education system originally began as "trade schools" in the thirties and has evolved to vocational schools, vocational technical schools, vocational technical institutions, and at present, technical colleges. This revolution is the result of a redesigned curriculum that blends technical education and applied academics ultimately leading to a certificate, diploma, and/or the Associate of Applied Science Degree, the credential of preference by many businesses, industries, and labor interests.

The SCLTC-Young Memorial Marine Department (H&B Young Marine & Petroleum Safety Training Center) was started in 1960 by local industry to establish a training center for the maritime industry. South Central Louisiana Technical College is accredited by The Commission of the Council on Occupational Education (COE). The college is also approved by US Coast Guard for marine licensing.

 Effective July 1, 2018, South Louisiana Community College (SLCC) has acquired the Young Memorial Campus of South Central Louisiana Technical College (SCLTC).   The following programs offered by SCLTC are currently being offered by SLCC or are on teach out.

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Training Programs

Marine Programs

  • Technical Diploma (TD) in Industrial Marine Electronics Technology (45 Credits): The Technical Diploma in Industrial Marine Electronics Technology consists of 45 credit hours and 1690 clock hours of curriculum. The purpose of this program is to provide specialized classroom instruction and practical shop experience to prepare students for employment in a variety of jobs in the field of Industrial Marine Electronics. The program also covers standards and licensure requirements of the Federal Communications Commission (FCC), National Association of Business and Educational Radio (NABER), Fluid Power Society, Electronics Technician Association, National Electrical Code, and Remotely Operated Vehicle (ROV). Upon completion of the Technical Diploma, students will have the knowledge and skills to become employable as an entry-level ROV technician. Certificate of Technical Studies (CTS) is also available.

 LAST UPDATED ON Sep 9, 2018