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Motorcycle, Marine & Outdoor Power Products Technician Overview

If you are looking for a career where you get to work with your hands while exploring the latest technology to repair machines, you should explore CVTC’s Motorcycle, Marine & Outdoor Power Products Technician program. You will learn how to efficiently diagnose mechanical, fuel and electrical problems, and make repairs quickly.

This program will provide you with hands-on experience in a lab designed to be as much like real-life experience as possible. Students learn about and work on various types of recreational equipment including lawn & garden equipment, motorcycles, ATVs, snowmobiles, and marine (inboard and outboard).

In this program, you will learn how to:

  • Work with E-Tech, the latest Evinrude two-stroke technology
  • Troubleshoot and repair four-stroke-cycle engines
  • Diagnose and repair lithium-ion battery systems
  • Understand Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) standards

Career Opportunities

Equipment Operator

Parts and Service Technician

Marine Mechanic

Service Technician

Shop Manager

Small Engine Technician

Just the Facts

Motorcycle, Marine & Outdoor Power Products Technician
37 Credit Technical Diploma

Length of Program //
One Year

Delivery Method //

Program Location //
Eau Claire

Start Dates //
August

   Financial Aid Eligible

   Non-Traditional Occupation

Estimated Program Cost 

Term 1

$

2,676

Term 2

$

2,422

Term 3

$

989

Tools/Materials

$

2,570

Books

$

402

Estimated Total:  $9,059

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Program Courses

These are a few of the courses you will take in the Motorcycle, Marine & Outdoor Power Products Technician program.

Introduction to Basic Engines/Systems
This course will cover safety, precision instruments and engine basics, carburetor and EFI theory, service and testing, electrical and ignition theory, and service procedures.

Engine Theory 1
This course will provide the student with basic knowledge of concepts and principles in the design and operation of small engines.

Related Welding, Marine
Students will acquire the basic welding skills in oxyacetylene welding, Shielded Metal Arc Welding (SMAW), Gas Metal Arc Welding (GMAW), Gas Tungsten Arc Welding (GTAW), and Plastic Welding.

Motorcycle, Marine & Outdoor Power Products Technician Outcomes

Are you looking to advance your career, learn a new skill, or try something new? CVTC offers a wide variety of courses from beekeeping to leadership training and everything in between. Courses provided include for-credit and non-credit courses.

// Gainful Employment Data      // Program Outcomes

 

75%
Employed

75% of our recent Motorcycle, Marine & Outdoor Power Products Technician graduates get a job in the industry.

 

$31K
Yearly Salary

Our recent Motorcycle, Marine & Outdoor Power Products Technician graduates reported an average starting salary of $30,725.

 

25
Regional Jobs

There are 25 job openings in the CVTC district for the Motorcycle, Marine & Outdoor Power Products Technician industry.

 

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Credits to Other Institutions

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Related Programs & Certificates

Whether you're looking to continue your learning to another program or to gain continuing education credit, CVTC offers a variety of learning opportunities for students.
 

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