SLCC General Catalog

Motorcycle & Outdoor Power Equipment Technology CC

CTE Certificate of Completion
32 Credits Minimum

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Program Description

This is a comprehensive one year Certificate of Completion program designed to train students with very little mechanical or electrical knowledge and prepare them for the fast-growing motorcycle, outdoor power equipment and recreational vehicle service and repair industry. The program will also prepare students for the Equipment and Engine Training Council/Outdoor Power Equipment (EETC/OPE) certifications.

Students will study engine operation theory, electrical, drive train, suspension systems, fuel injection, carburetors, turbo charging and service and maintenance procedures. The program challenges and prepares students to become specialists in the service, repair and tuning of small gasoline engines.

Transfer/Articulation Information

Students who complete the Motorcycle and Outdoor Power Equipment Technology Certificate of Completion may continue on to earn and Associate of Applied Science or Associate of Science Transfer Emphasis. Upon completion of the AAS or AS options students may transfer to UVU to complete their BS in the Technology Management Program or in Integrated Studies.

Career Opportunities

Career opportunities can be found in many areas including:

  • Competition and Race Preparation
  • Construction and Maintenance
  • Factory Sales and Service
  • Farming and Agriculture
  • Forestry and Logging
  • Landscaping, Lawn and Garden
  • Off-Road Vehicle Sales and Service
  • Recreational Vehicle Sales and Service

Program Entry Requirements

Students may start this program Summer, Fall or Spring semester.

Estimated Cost for Students

Tools* and Supplies:
$2,400

Books:
$250

*Several manufactures offer students discounts on tools.Consult with your instructor prior to purchasing tools.

Estimated Time to Completion

If students follow the suggested schedule, time to completion is two semesters.

General Education Requirements

Core Skills:*

Quantitative Studies (QS) 3 Credits

Course

Title

Credits

Semesters

Prerequisite

IND 1120

Math for Industry (QS)

3

F

Prereq: MATH 0900 w/C grade or better.

OR

MATH 1010

Intermediate Algebra (QS)

4

A

Prereq: RDG 0900; and within the last year, MATH 0990 w/C grade or better, or appropriate Accuplacer score.

OR

Any MATH course numbered higher than MATH 1010

Communication (CM) 3 Credits

Course

Title

Credits

Semesters

Prerequisite

COMM 1020

Public Speaking

3

A

OR

Any Approved CM Class

Human Relations (HR) 2-3 Credits

Course

Title

Credits

Semesters

Prerequisite

LE 1220

Human Relations

3

A

OR

Any Approved HR Class

NOTE:Additional General Education courses are required for students who choose to continue on to the AAS or AS degrees.Additional requirements include English Composition and courses in the Gen Ed Distribution Areas.For course selection, see the School of Technical Specialties Academic Advisor.


Required Courses: (24 Credits)

Course

Title

Credits

Semesters

Prerequisite

MOTO 1111

Engine Fund & Repair

3

F

Coreq: MOTO 1112

MOTO 1112

Engine Fund & Repair Lab

6

F

Coreq: MOTO 1111

MOTO 1121

Motorcycle/OPE Electric

1

F

Coreq: MOTO 1122

MOTO 1122

Mtrcycle/OPE Electric Lab

2

F

Coreq: MOTO 1121

MOTO 1131

M/C&OPE Engine Perf

2

Sp

Coreq: MOTO 1132

MOTO 1132

M/C&OPE Engine Lab

3

Sp

Coreq: MOTO 1131

MOTO 1141

M/C&OPE DrvTrn/Chassis

2

Sp

Coreq: MOTO 1142

MOTO 1142

M/C&OPE DrvTrn Lab

5

Sp

Coreq: MOTO 1141


Sample Schedule

Fall Semester

Credits

Spring Semester

Credits

MOTO 1111

3

MOTO 1131

2

MOTO 1112

6

MOTO 1132

3

MOTO 1121

1

MOTO 1141

2

MOTO 1122

2

MOTO 1142

5

IND 1120

3

CM

3

 

 

HR

2-3

Total

15

Total

17-18


Advising Notes

It is the students responsibility to understand the requirements for their chosen program of study and to examine each course description for details about the prerequisite classes. It is highly recommended that each student meet with the program advisor prior to starting this program. The program advisor may be reached at 801-957-4550.

Currently, the Motorcycle and Outdoor Power Equipment courses are taught during the day.

SkillsUSA

All students enrolled in the program are encouraged to participate in SkillsUSA. This program is designed to promote leadership, communication, social, and employability skills.

Program Student Learning Outcomes

Related College-Wide Student Learning Outcomes

 

  1. Acquire Substantive Knowledge
  2. Communicate Effectively
  3. Develop Quantitative Literacy
  4. Think Critically and Creatively
  5. Civic Engagement
  6. Work Professionally and Constructively
  7. Develop Computer and Information Literacy
  • Graduates of this program are prepared with skills that result in accelerated advancement in their employment.

1, 2, 3, 4, 6, 7

  • Students from this program who participate in skill competitions against equivalent providers prevail at a higher rate than their competitors.

1, 2, 3, 4, 6, 7

  • To prepare students to take the EETC/OPE certification test.

1, 2, 3, 4

  • To prepare students to be proficient, professional technicians for the motorcycle and outdoor power equipment industry.

1, 2, 3, 4

Department Contact Info

Technical Specialties Division

Miller Campus, MATC 203

General Information
801-957-4073

Program Information
801-957-5231

Academic Advisor
Redwood Campus CT 294
801-957-4550

Program Faculty

Instructors
Bill Breedlove