Outdoor Power Equipment Technology

  • Program Description

    Snowmobiles, motorcycles, all-terrain vehicles, snow blowers, lawn mowers and other outdoor power equipment require routine maintenance
    and repair. This program provides students with a solid background to enter the workforce or further their education. Those entering this career area will be required to use diagnostic resources and troubleshoot to repair equipment. An understanding of electronics can also help in performance diagnostics.

    Program Length

    1 year (second-year students may be admitted to the program with teacher discretion)

    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)

    Articulation Agreements

    Ohio Technical College PowerSport Institute; Excelsior College; Lincoln Technical Institute

    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 high school diploma

    Industry Assessments

    National Occupational Competency Testing Institute – Small Engine Technology

    Program Supplies, Materials, Assessments Provided

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


    Shaver, Dan