Industrial Marine Electronics Technology

Do you want to make a living in the Marine industry, troubleshooting mechanical problems and hydraulics, operating remote operated vehicles, and making sure our boats and vessels run efficiently?
Our Industrial Marine Electronics Technology program provides specialized classroom instruction and practical shop experience to prepare students for employment in a variety of jobs in the field of Industrial Marine Electronics.
You'll learn how to operate programmable logic controllers, ROVs, analyze basic electronic circuits, and perform measurements, all while getting practical shop experience.


  • This program is offered at the Young Memorial Campus in Morgan City.
  • You'll learn the 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).
  • Once you graduate, you'll have the knowledge needed to take and pass the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) exam.
Take a look at the degree plans:


Whether you want to work as a technician in energy, transportation, or any electronic-dependent field, SLCC will prepare you for a life in Industrial Marine Electronics Technology after graduation.

Graduates of this program will be able to:
  • Use the following equipment and educational trainers: motors, mechanical diagrams/schematics, radar, fiber optics, laser technology, computer applications, telecommunications, microwave, hydraulics, PLC, video, industrial controls, and industrial wiring.
  • Apply diagnostic and troubleshooting techniques to equipment.
Average salaries:
  • Electrical Technician: $72,390
  • Electrical Installers and Repairers, Transportation Equipment: $62,190
  • Electrical Drafter: $57,740

(Bureau of Labor Statistics, Louisiana Average Salary 2021)


Michael Pontiff

Program Coordinator and Instructor, Industrial Marine Technology

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