PA Department of Labor High Priority Occupation!Students interested in four-wheelers and motorcycles can turn their hobbies into careers in the Engine Technology program. Through hands-on 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.Program Concentrations:• Braking systems• Computer technology in a customer service and teamwork-based learning environment• Cooling systems• Electronic systems• Fuel systems• Lubrication• Maintenance procedures related to welding, fabrication and machiningCareer Options:
Career advancement depends on post-secondary education and successful work experience. You can become a shop owner/manager, engine repair person, parts department manager, engine rebuild technician, engine diagnostician, diesel maintenance technician or motorcycle technician.
Diesel Engine CertificateElectrical System CertificateEquipment and Engine Training Council (EETC) CertificateFour Stroke Engine CertificateHydraulic System CertificatePennsylvania Skills CertificateS/P2 Automotive Safety CertificateS/P2 Safety & Pollution Prevention CertificateTwo Stroke Engine CertificateOpen Dual Enrollment CreditsDelaware County Community College1:1 ArticulationSt. Francis UniversityClick here for more information on opportunities to earn college credit.Upperclassmen may be hired at local companies such as Conway Power Equipment, Berwyn Lawnmower, Main Line Mower, Inc., Stoltzfus Farm Services, Inc., C&S Repair Center, Johnson's Smal Engine, Longwood Gardens, Atlantic Tractor and Taylor Rental. Co-ops allow students to work during their school day, earn real-world experience and build their resumes.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. Review the task list.