Posted on October 19, 2015 1:04 pm

Palau college instructional assistants participate in Japan training

KOROR (Press Release) — Palau Community College small engine and outboard marine technology instructional assistant I Marvin Yarofaisug and Instructional Assistant I Santini B. Thomas recently participated in an instructor basic training course for Yamaha Motors in Japan.

Spanning over a five-day period, the training focused on the technical maintenance of Yamaha brand outboard motors.

Topics covered during the training included the basic structure and theory of marine engines; rigging setting (how to set up an outboard motor and adjust it to a boat); power-head service (timing the belt replacement, valve clearance, and adjustment); and lower-unit service (bearing measurement, lower unit shim selection, and services).

Yarofaisug and Thomas received the certificates of completion on the last day of training on Sept. 18, 2015.