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Alexandria Technical & Community College (ATCC) - Marine Technician Training

Marine, Motorcycle, & Powersports Technician Training and Education in Alexandria MN

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Founded in 1961, Alexandria Technical & Community College (ATCC) is a comprehensive college and serves its community, partners, and its students since last 50 years. While still offering a Carpentry program, the college also offers several prhrams, including degrees that seamlessly transfer into bachelor degrees.

Alexandria Technical & Community College's career placement is among the highest of all Minnesota public 2-year colleges. The college has successfully placed an average of 92% of the graduates in their chosen career field for several decades. Being an ATCC student means you can feel confident in your ability to find a related job in your field of study once you graduate.

The college provides quality education, whether you are planning to start your career or just beginning your education - at a fraction of the cost of a university. There are over 50 programs and majors to choose from and the certificates and diplomas equip you with specific skills and knowledge that will set you apart in the workplace. 

ATCC is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission and was the first two year college in Minnesota to be accredited by them.

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Academic & Training Programs

Undergraduate Programs

  • Diploma in Marine, Motorcycle, & Powersports Technician (72 credits): The diverse training of this program prepares graduates for repair of lawn and garden equipment, snowmobiles, inboard / outboards, ATV, personal watercraft, and motorcycles. The first and second years are both two semesters in length with an internship at a dealership at the end of first year. College days are six hours with an average of two hours in the classroom and four hours in the shop.
  • Classroom time is spent on theory, proper procedures, and safety. These practices are applied and developed in the shop. The following manufacturers provide support for the Marine and Small Engine Mechanic program: Polaris, Stihl, Toro, Volvo Penta, Yamaha, Arctic Cat, Briggs & Stratton, BRP, Kohler, and Harley-Davidson
  • AS/AAS Degree Options: AAS degrees must have Gen. Ed. courses from three goal areas and AS degrees from six goal areas of the MN Transfer Curriculum.