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Powersports Technology

The Powersports Technology prepares students for a career in the powersports industry including outdoor recreation, personal watercraft and agricultural sectors. Students will receive education in diagnosing, troubleshooting, repair and maintenance of outdoor power, recreational, and marine equipment and machinery. Instruction includes areas such as engines, suspension and performance, and electricity and electronics; along with an internship option in the second semester.  Upon successful completion of the program, students will be awarded a certificate in Powersports Technology.

First Semester Courses:

  • OSHA 10
  • Introduction to Powersports
  • Small Gas Engines Repair and Maintenance
  • Electrical and Electronic Systems
  • Outdoor Power Equipment Technology
  • Ignition, Charging and Starting Systems
  • Tech Connect

Second Semester Courses:

  • Fuel Systems
  • Preventative Maintenance and Inspection
  • Suspension and Performance
  • ATV Technology
  • Personal Watercraft and Marine Engines and Systems
  • Advanced Diagnostics and Repair
  • Internship

General Education Requirements:

  • Essential Math OR Intermediate Algebra OR College Algebra
  • General Psychology
  • Computer Applications

Program Outcomes

  • Apply safety standards and safe working practices
  • Interpret service information for repair and maintenance of powersports equipment
  • Apply the theory of powersports equipment to the service and repair of equipment
  • Diagnose to repair various systems on powersports and recreational equipment
  • Demonstrate proficiency in repairing powersports equipment and vehicle systems
  • Demonstrate professionalism and strong work ethic
  • Perform tasks appropriate for successful entry-level position as a Powersports Technician

T▸ - Course eligible for transfer to a state university.

This Program is available in Beloit

Department Chair

Beloit: TBD