Power Sports and Equipment Technology

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South Campus

Matt Spitzer
Instructor
253.680.7476

Jim Field
Career Advisor
253.680.7410

Location South Campus

Hours Mon-Fri, 7:15 a.m. - 2:45 p.m.

Power Sports and Equipment TechnologyStudents in the program prepare for careers in the power sports and power equipment industries. Technicians in these areas maintain and repair a variety of two- and four-cycle engines, power trains, and chassis. Power Sports: Maintenance and repair of power sports vehicles such as motorcycles, sport utility vehicles, all-terrain vehicles, personal watercraft, and boats for employment in dealerships,independent repair shops, and self-employment. Power Equipment: Maintenance and repair of outdoor powerequipment, including lawn and garden equipment and light industrial/commercial equipment. Employment may be in lawn and garden stores, department stores, rental companies, landscaping companies, golf courses, fleet repair facilities, government agencies, and self-employment.

Program Length: Six quarters (approximate)

Associate of Technology Degree: 111 Credits

GENERAL EDUCATION REQUIREMENTS CREDITS

100+ Level Human Relations
100+ Level Communications
100+ Level Mathematics

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REQUIRED COURSEWORK CREDITS

POW 101 Introduction to Power Sports
POW 102 Pre-Delivery Maintenance
POW 103 Seasonal Maintenance
POW 104 Periodic Maintenance
POW 120 Engines - Failure Analysis
POW 121 Engine Repair Methods
POW 122 Engines Installation Methods
POW 130 Exhaust Systems
POW 131 Lubrication/Cooling Systems
POW 132 Advanced Engine Service
POW 140 Fundamentals of Electricity
POW 141 Electrical Systems
POW 142 Electrical Systems - Diagnosis
POW 143 Brake Systems
POW 150 Introduction to Power Trains
POW 151 Power Train Service
POW 152 Introduction to Marine Propulsion
POW 153 Marine Propulsion Service
POW 160 Introduction to Chassis
POW 161 Chassis Service
POW 162 Advanced Projects*

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*This course may be substituted with a work-based learning component.

Certificate of Competency: 80 Credits
Power Sports and Equipment Technician

GENERAL EDUCATION REQUIREMENTS CREDITS

90+ Level Human Relations
90+ Level Communications
90+ Level Mathematics

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REQUIRED COURSEWORK CREDITS

POW 101 Introduction to Power Sports
POW 102 Pre-Delivery Maintenance
POW 103 Seasonal Maintenance
POW 104 Periodic Maintenance
POW 120 Engines - Failure Analysis
POW 121 Engine Repair Methods
POW 122 Engines Installation Methods
POW 130 Exhaust Systems
POW 131 Lubrication/Cooling Systems
POW 132 Advanced Engine Service
POW 140 Fundamentals of Electricity
POW 141 Electrical Systems
POW 142 Electrical Systems - Diagnosis
POW 143 Brake Systems

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