• Engine Technology

    PA Department of Labor High Priority Occupation!
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    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 Skills
     
    Beginner:
    • 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
    Intermediate:
    • Troubleshoot general engine issues and distinguish fuel system from ignition misfires
    • Read and interpret wiring diagrams
    Advanced:
    • 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 

    Diesel Engine Certificate
     
    Electrical System Certificate
     
    Equipment and Engine Training Council (EETC) Certificate
     
    Four Stroke Engine Certificate
     
    Hydraulic System Certificate
     
    Pennsylvania Skills Certificate
     
    S/P2 Automotive Safety Certificate
     
    S/P2 Safety & Pollution Prevention Certificate
     
    Two Stroke Engine Certificate
     
     

    College Credits

    Open Dual Enrollment Credits
    Delaware County Community College
     
    1:1 Articulation
    St. Francis University
     
    Click here for more information on opportunities to earn college credit.
     
     

    Workplace Opportunities 

    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.
     
     
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    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.  
Last Modified on September 20, 2019