Motorcycle/Outdoor Power Equipment Technology





The Motorcycle/Outdoor Power Equipment Technology program at SLCC is great for both career-minded students and hobbyists who love to work with their hands and have a passion for motorcycles and other types of small engines.

What is this program about?

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.

SLCC's Motorcycle/Outdoor Power Equipment Technology program is well-recognized academically and in the industry.  Nationally, our students have placed 1st at several SkillsUSA competitions.

What types of small engines will students learn to repair?

Students will learn to repair ATVs, lawn, garden and other outdoor power equipment as well as motorcycles, snowmobiles and small marine (outboard and personal watercraft).

What special tools are required for the program?

Click here for the student tool and supply list

How long will it take to complete?

Students can complete the program and receive a Certificate of Proficiency in two semesters.

Any course offered in this program can be taken as part of the vocational/technical electives for an Associate of Science degree in General Studies.  General education and elective courses provide training in effective oral and written communication and human relations skills, opening doors for upward mobility.

How much does the program cost?

Tuition and fees
Tools and supplies - $1,100 (estimated)
Books and computer assisted instruction - $400

Financial aid is not available for the Motorcycle/Outdoor Power Equipment Technology program at this time.

What employment opportunities are available?

Employment 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
Contact Us

Academic Advisor
Taylorsville Redwood Campus
Construction Trades Building, Room 282
Phone: 801-957-4550

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