Skip to Main Content

MOTORCYCLE, MARINE & OUTDOOR POWER PRODUCTS TECHNICIAN

Motorcycle, Marine & Outdoor Power Products Technician Program Details

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

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: Yes

Program Outcomes

Gainful Employment Data

Non-Traditional Occupation

Estimated Program Cost

Total Tuition, Fees & Books: $9,313

View Estimated Cost Breakdown

How To Enroll

Enrolling at CVTC is easy! You will need to complete an online application. If you are ready to apply now, click here.

Get more detailed program information.


Email us at therightchoice@cvtc.edu for more help!


Male student leaning on boat motor
67%
Get a Job

67% of our Motorcycle, Marine & Outdoor Power Products Technician graduates get a job in the industry.

Student working on motorcycle wheel
$27K
Make More Money

Our recent Motorcycle, Marine & Outdoor Power Products Technician graduates reported an average starting salary of $27,447.

Instructor and students working on ATV
80%
Degrees in Demand

The U.S. Department of Labor projects 80% of the jobs created in the next decade will require education beyond high school.

Courses

These are a few of the courses you will take in the Motorcycle, Marine & Outdoor Power Products Technician program. For more detailed course info, click here.

  • 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.

Careers

  • Equipment Operator
  • Parts and Service Technician
  • Service Technician
  • Small Engine Technician
  • Technician

Career Outlook

According to the Wisconsin Department of Workforce Development and Bureau of Workforce Information, a 10% growth is projected in motorcycle, marine, and outdoor products technician positions in CVTC’s 11-county area by 2016.

CVTC graduates enjoy positions including marine technician, motorcycle technician, engine technician, and others.

Back to Top