Outdoor Power Equipment Technology

  • Program Description

    Students in the Outdoor Power Equipment Technology program will learn basic repair and maintenance on equipment that is typically used outdoors. Lawn mowers, generators, chainsaws, snow mobiles and 4-wheelers are often the focus of student work. The safe operation of this equipment is also reinforced through OSHA instruction. 

    Program Length

    One year (second-year students may be admitted to the program with teacher discretion); AM only 

    Industry Alignment

    Engine Service Association Inc. – Outdoor Power Equipment Technician; Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA)

    Integrated Academic Coursework

    • Career and Financial Management (1/2 credit per year)
    • Math (1 credit per year)

    4+1 Pathway Option

    NOCTI: Small Engine Technology

    College Credit Opportunity 

    Articulation Agreement: Ohio Technical College PowerSport Institute; Universal Technical Institute; SUNY Cobleskill

    Credential Opportunities

    Engine Service Association – Outdoor Power Equipment Certifi ed Technician (2-stroke, 4-stroke engines); Briggs and Stratton Master Service Technician; 10-hour OSHA General Industry Safety and Health Credential; Technical Endorsement on Gradutaion diploma

    Industry Assessments

    NOCTI – Small Engine Technology

    Program Supplies, Materials, Assessments Provided

    Safety glasses, work boots; NOCTI Small Engine Technology Exam, 10-hour OSHA training certificate