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Outdoor Powersports Technology

Small engines are everywhere - become an expert!

In a classroom a student wearing safety glasses make an adjustment to a hose that is attached to a boat motor. Students learn how to maintain, improve, diagnose/troubleshoot, and repair two and four stroke powered machines. The theory behind carburetion, fuel injection, direct injection, ignition, electrical, cooling, two and four stroke engines, and drive systems are all covered in the program. 

Fast Facts

Job Projections: 5 percent annual growth in new jobs through 2026.
Median U.S. Salary: $37,060 per year (in 2018).*

Education Requirements: Small engine mechanics typically enter the occupation following a career and technical education program, or learn their trade through on-the-job training.
*Source: US Bureau of Labor Statistics 

Units of Study

Shop Orientation and Safety, plus:

  • Hand, Power, and Stationary Tools and Equipment
  • Pre and Post-Season Maintenance and Storage (boats, snowmobiles, outdoor power equipment, ATV's...)
  • Precision measuring instruments (micrometers, dial vernier calipers, dial indicators, feeler gauges, torque wrenches...)
  • Principles of Operation, Maintenance, and Repair: 4-Stroke Cycle Engines
  • Principles of Operation, Maintenance, and Repair: 2-Stroke Cycle Engines
  • Fuel Systems (Carburetors, fuel injection, direct injection)
  • Electrical and Ignition Systems
  • Exhaust Systems
  • Cooling Systems
  • Clutches and Brakes
  • Trailer Service
  • Service Writing

College Credits / Articulation Agreements

Articulation Agreements:
  • Alfred State
  • SUNY Canton 

















Licensing / Industry-Based Certifications

Equipment Engine Training Council (EETC) 2-stroke and 4-stroke engine certifications
















Matt Wise

Enrollment Information

Meet with your school counselor to discuss how Career & Technical Education at WEMOCO can benefit your career development. Your counselor can help you begin the enrollment process.
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