Marine Technician Training

Two-Part Certificate Composite Course

This course consists of two parts. The first two days are an introductory course with general information about composite repair as well as lab activities. The second part is a more advanced course consisting of three days with more detail and lab activities. A final exam will be given on the last day.

Two day curriculum includes:

  • Composites
  • Assessing and repairing damage and why it occurs
  • Working with chemicals
  • Tools of the trade
  • Safety
  • Fiber reinforcement (carbon & Kevlar)
  • Resin
  • Surface preparation
  • The use of fillets and tabbing
  • Fiber/ Resin content- burn test

Three day advanced curriculum includes:

  • Types of cores (wood, foam, polypropylene)
  • Core composite repair
  • Osmotic blister repair
  • Fairing techniques
  •  Insurance work & estimating discussions


Training Dates @ Location TBD:

Introduction: September 29 & 30, 2014
8:00am - 5:00pm

Advanced: October 1 - 3, 2014
8:00am - 5:00pm





Five day course 

ABBRA members




Non-ABBRA members












To register, contact Cheryl Booker at 401-780-4345 or cbooker@neit.edu (or toll free at 800-736-7744 ext 3345).


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