Small Engine Technology I (8725/36 weeks, 140 hours) Course Description
|Duration:||36 weeks, 140 hours|
|Suggested Grade Levels:||10–11|
Students learn to safely maintain and repair small internal-combustion engines used in industries such as lawn and garden, marine, and high-performance power sports (e.g., motorcycles, ATVs). Students diagnose and service manual starting systems, ignition systems, cooling systems, and exhaust systems.
As noted in Superintendent’s Memo #058-17 (2-28-2017), this Career and Technical Education (CTE) course must maintain a maximum pupil-to-teacher ratio of 20 students to one teacher, due to safety regulations. The 2016-2018 biennial budget waiver of the teacher-to-pupil ratio staffing requirement does not apply.
Career Clusters and Pathways
For federal reporting (choose one)
- Transportation, Distribution and Logistics
- Facility and Mobile Equipment Maintenance
- Transportation Operations
Upon completion of the course
- Air Cooled Gasoline Engines Expert Technician Test
- College and Work Readiness Assessment (CWRA+)
- Customer Service Examination
- Customer Service Specialist (CSS) Examination
- EETC Technician Certification Tests
- Master Service Technician Examinations
- Motorcycle Service Technology Examination
- National Career Readiness Certificate Assessment
- Power Equipment Technology Examination
- Professional Communications Certification Examination
- Small Engine Technology Assessment
- Workplace Readiness Skills for the Commonwealth Examination
A combination of the course above and those below, equivalent to two 36-week courses. Students wishing to complete a specialization may take additional courses appropriate to their career pathways.
Check the course description for any course listed below, because some may have a prerequisite.