Small Engines / Recreational Vehicle Repair

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Motorcycles, jet skis, ATVs and snowmobiles! If the idea of riding these thrilling machines interests you, imagine yourself learning how to repair and service them. And it is not just those machines, but small gas engines of every sort including chainsaws, outboard boat motors and lawn mowers that you will learn to repair. You will learn engine systems and how they work together to make an engine run. Also included in the curriculum is welding and fabrication, drivetrain, customer service and business management.

Students may earn certifications from Stihl, Briggs and Stratton and EETC. The Small Engines/Recreational Vehicle lab performs production work for actual customers which provides the real world experience students need to be successful in this career. The Small Engines/Recreational Vehicle class room is designed to develop the skill and expertise needed for a career immediately following high school or a strong foundation to go on to college.

Small Engines/Recreational Vehicle students will:

  • Teardown all types of engines
  • Learn about 2 stroke and 4 stroke engines
  • Teardown transmissions of all types including hydrostatics
  • Perform basic electrical troubleshooting and battery testing
  • Operate all types of equipment safely and properly
  • Learn how to weld using all types of welding equipment including a Plasma cutter
  • Learn how to organize your workspace and work efficiently
  • Be part of a team environment and get along with co-workers

Certifications

EETC and  Master Service Technician certifications
Become certified through SP2 safety program

College Opportunities are available for this program

PROGRAM DETAILS

Teacher: Richard Pfanders

E-mail: pfandersr@lcti.org

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