Engine TechnologyPA Department of Labor High Priority Occupation!
Students who enjoy working on outdoor power equipment, four-wheelers and motorcycles can turn their interest into a career with the Engine Technology program. Through hands-on and theory learning, students will gain the skills to troubleshoot and repair outdoor power equipment and small engines, such as: four-wheelers, motorcycles, snowmobiles, tractors, marine equipment and more.Sample Career SkillsBeginner:
- Identify and record engine serial numbers and other small engine parts
- Perform maintenance operations on small engines, including: oil changes, replacing air filters and spark plugs
- Troubleshoot general engine issues and distinguish fuel system from ignition misfires
- Read and interpret wiring diagrams
- Demonstrate engine rebuilding skills through work on actual, team-lead projects
- Gain hands-on experience through a co-op, internship or job placement with a real-world employer
Certifications (5)Four Stroke Engine CertificatePennsylvania Skills Certificate
S/P2 Automotive Safety Certificate
S/P2 Safety and Pollution Prevention Certificate
Two Stroke Engine Certificate
College Credits (3)Earn up to 3 college credits.
Workplace Opportunities (26)Some notable partners include: Peco, Sunoco Products, Niemeyer’s Service Center, Steven Senn Landscaping, Little’s John Deere and more!The Department of Education provides a CIP Code to approved Programs of Study (POS). Schools and postsecondary institutions use the CIP code to categorize the POS, outline the scope and sequence of educational offerings and develop a POS task list. Click here to review the task list.