Marine Service Technology Technical Career Education in Pensacola.
George Stone Technical Center (GSTC) provides quality academic, career and technical education opportunities for all learners through instruction that integrates rigor, relevance and relationships. The vision of George Stone Technical Center is to serve the community as the premier provider of career and technical education by preparing individuals for rewarding careers and to provide businesses with a highly skilled workforce.
George Stone Technical Center is open to anyone 16 years of age or older. Exceptional students are placed into appropriate technical programs in accordance with established state board rules and established district policies and procedures. The campus of George Stone Technical Center (GSTC) is located at 2400 Longleaf Drive, Pensacola, Florida.
Programs are available for full-time or part-time students. Students are administered the Test of Adult Basic Education (TABE). Results of the TABE are used by the guidance staff for placement purposes. When necessary, students are assigned to Vocational Preparatory Instruction (VPI) or Adult Basic Education (ABE) for instruction in reading, mathematics and language skills.
- Marine Service Technologies (54 weeks): The content includes, but is not limited to, the following: service, repair and overhaul of four-stroke and two-stroke cycle engines and outboard motors; and service and repair of boating accessories. With regard to the above, course content will include electrical systems, drive systems, fuel systems, power transfer systems, ignition systems, cooling systems, lubrication systems, drive systems and boat and trailer rigging. The course content should also include training in communication, leadership, human relations and employability skills; and safe, efficient work practices.
- The course content also includes training in communication, leadership, human relations and employability skills; and safe, efficient work practices. Upon completion of the program, students are prepared to take industry certification exams issued by the American Boat & Yacht Council (ABYC).
LAST UPDATED ON Feb 27, 2018