• 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 (5) 

    Four Stroke Engine Certificate 
     
    Pennsylvania 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.
     
    Click here for more information on opportunities to earn college credit. 
     
     
     

    Workplace Opportunities (26) 

    Some notable partners include: Peco, Sunoco Products, Niemeyer’s Service Center, Steven Senn Landscaping, Little’s John Deere and more!
     
     
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