SLCC General Catalog

Motorcycle & Outdoor Power Equipment Technology CP

CTE Certificate of Proficiency
24 credits minimum

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Program Description

This is a comprehensive program designed to train students with very little mechanical or electrical knowledge and prepare them for the fast-growing motorcycle and outdoor power equipment service and repair industry. The program will also prepare students for the EETC/OPE certification.

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.

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

Estimated Cost for Students

Tuition per semester: www.slcc.edu/students-future/tuition-fees
Tools and Supplies: $1,100
Books: $400

NOTE: This Certificate of Proficiency is NOT eligible for financial aid.
However, courses within the certificate may be eligible if taken as part of a financial aid eligible program.
Please check with the Financial Aid Office to determine if your classes are eligible.

Estimated Time to Completion

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

 

Required Courses: (24 Credits)

Course

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

Spring Semester

MOTO 1111

3

MOTO 1131

2

MOTO 1112

6

MOTO 1132

3

MOTO 1121

1

MOTO 1141

2

MOTO 1122

2

MOTO 1142

5

Total

12

Total

12


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 Motorcycles and Outdoor Power Equipment courses are taught during the day. SKILLS USA

All students enrolled in the program may participate in Skills USA. This program is designed to promote leadership, communication, social, and employability skills.

Program Student Learning Outcomes

Related College-Wide Student Learning Outcomes

 

  1. Substantive Knowledge
  2. Communicate Effectively
  3. Develop Quantitative Literacies
  4. Think Critically
  5. Civic Engagement and/or Working Professionally
  • Graduates of this program are prepared with entry level skills that result in accelerated advancement in their employment.

1, 2, 3, 4, 5

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

1, 2, 3, 4, 5

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

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

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Department Contact Info

Technical Specialties Division

Miller Campus
Miller Automotive Training Center (MATC) 203

General Information
801-957-4073

Program Information
801-957-5231

Automotive Technology Department

Academic Advisor
Taylorsville Redwood Campus 
Construction Trades Building (CT) 294
801-957-4550

Program Faculty
Instructors
Bill Breedlove