Outdoor Power/Recreational Vehicle Technology
Career and Technical Program
This nine-month program is designed to prepare students
for entry-level employment in the small engine/power
equipment industry. Graduates of this program will be
ready to work as outdoor power equipment, motorcycle,
and recreational vehicle technicians.
This program begins with the basics of power theory
and progresses through aspects of engine, drivetrain, and
ancillary systems that make up modern small engine
powered equipment. Students will learn theory, application,
and troubleshooting of 2- and 4-stroke engines,
electrical systems, fuel systems, powertrain systems, and
many other related systems pertaining to these and other
Successful completion of each course or permission of the
instructor is required to continue into the next course.
Placement in specific English and math courses is determined
by the college assessment test. Prospective students
who do not meet the initial eligibility requirements for
a career and technical limited enrollment program will
need to take selected courses to receive necessary skill
building prior to entering the program (see page 43).
Current industry professionals may enroll in individual
courses on a space-available basis and with the