person holding red metal frame
person holding red metal frame
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Lake of the Ozarks is dealing with a shortage of boat mechanics.

But the Lake Career and Technical Center is working to change that with a course called Marine Service Technology.

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Cassie Keeney is a counselor at LCTC and she tells KRMS News graduates of the course are usually placed in a job right away.

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She says the course at LCTC gives adult students numerous credentials and certifications, but also hands on training outside the classroom.

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Instructor Tim Keeney tells KRMS News boats are getting more complicated on the technical end, and the demand for qualified technicians to work on them is going to increase.

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