Pre-Vocational Programs

  • The small engines shop is a pre-vocational program designed to prepare students to move on to regular education programs such as vocational-technical schools, trade schools, an apprentice level program, or entry level on the job training.

    Skills Taught:

    • Maintenance, diagnosis, and repair of various 2 and 4 cycle small engines.

     

    Emphasis on:

    • Quality of Work
    • Time Management
    • Proper Work Attitude
    • Focus on Task
    • Working Well With Others
    • Following Instructions
    • Following Safety Procedures
    • Organization

     

    Explore the following systems:

    • Fuel
    • Ignition
    • Mechanical
    • Lubrication
    • Cooling
    • Starting
    • Governor
    • Exhaust

Employment Opportunities

Outdoor Equipment & Small Engine Mechanics

  • O*NET-Standard Occupation Classification Code: 49-3053.00

    Job Description:

    Diagnose, adjust, repair, or overhaul small engines used to power lawn mowers, chain saws, and related equipment.

    Sample of reported job titles:

    Mechanic, Service Technician, Small Engine Mechanic, Outdoor Power Equipment Service Technician, Golf Cart Mechanic, Lawnmower Repair Mechanic, Small Engine Technician

Motorcycle Mechanics

  • O*NET-Standard Occupation Classification Code: 49-3052.00

    Job Description:

    Diagnose, adjust, repair, or overhaul motorcycles, scooters, mopeds, dirt bikes, or similar motorized vehicles.

    Sample of reported job titles:

    Motorcycle Technician, Mechanic, Service Technician, Motorcycle Mechanic, All Terrain Vehicle Technician (ATV Technician), Motorcycle Service Technician, Custom Bike Builder, Motorsports Technician, Scooter Mechanic

Motorboat Mechanics

  • O*NET-Standard Occupation Classification Code: 49-3051.00

    Job Description:

    Repairs and adjusts electrical and mechanical equipment of gasoline or diesel-powered inboard or inboard-outboard boat engines.

    Sample of reported job titles:

    Marine Technician, Marine Mechanic, Mechanic, Boat Mechanic, Boat Rigger, Outboard Technician, Outboard Motor Mechanic, Service Technician, Marine Propulsion Technician

Mobile Heavy Equipment Mechanics

  • O*NET-Standard Occupation Classification Code: 49-3042.00

    Job Description:

    Diagnose, adjust, repair, or overhaul mobile mechanical, hydraulic, and pneumatic equipment, such as cranes, bulldozers, graders, and conveyors, used in construction, logging, and surface mining.

    Sample of reported job titles:

    Field Service Technician, Heavy Equipment Mechanic, Mechanic, Construction Equipment Mechanic, Field Mechanic, Mobile Heavy Equipment Mechanic, Forklift Technician, Heavy Duty Mechanic