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    Salt Lake Community College
   
 
  Nov 17, 2017
 
2017-2018 SLCC General Catalog 
  
2017-2018 SLCC General Catalog

Motorcycle and Outdoor Power Equipment Technology: CC (CTE)


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Certificate of Completion | 32 credits minimum

Technical Specialties Division
Miller Campus
MATC 207
General Information (801) 957-4073
Program Information (801) 957-5231
Program Website
Academic and Career Advising

Program Faculty
Instructor − Bill Breedlove  

Program Description
This is a comprehensive one year Certificate of Completion program designed to train students with very little mechanical or electrical knowledge and prepare them for the fast-growing motorcycle, outdoor power equipment and recreational vehicle service and repair industry. The program will also prepare students for the Equipment and Engine Training Council/Outdoor Power Equipment (EETC/OPE) certifications.  

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.  

Transfer/Articulation Information
Students who complete the Motorcycle and Outdoor Power Equipment Technology Certificate of Completion may continue on to earn and Associate of Applied Science or Associate of Science Transfer Emphasis. Upon completion of the AAS or AS options students may transfer to UVU to complete their BS in the Technology Management Program or in Integrated Studies.  

Career Opportunities
Career 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  

Program Entry Requirements
Students may start this program Summer, Fall or Spring semester. For information on getting started, please visit www.slcc.edu/strudents-future.   

Transfer/Articulation
Students who complete the Motorcycle and Outdoor Power Equipment Technology Certificate of Completion may continue on to earn and Associate of Applied Science or Associate of Science Transfer Emphasis. Upon completion of the AAS or AS options students may transfer to UVU to complete their BS in the Technology Management Program or in Integrated Studies.

Program Entry Requirements
Students may start this program Fall or Spring semester. For information on getting started, please visit www.slcc.edu/students-future.

Estimated Cost for Students

Tuition per semester:  www.slcc.edu/students-future/tuition-fees
Tools* and Supplies: $2,400.00
Books: $250.00
*Several manufactures offer students discounts on tools.  Consult with your instructor prior to purchasing tools. 

Estimated Time to Completion
If students follow the suggested schedule, time to completion is two semesters.

Program Student Learning Outcomes Related College-Wide Student Learning Outcomes
  1 - Acquire Substantive Knowledge
2 - Communicate Effectively
3 - Develop Quantitative Literacy
4 - Think Critically and Creatively
5 - Civic Engagement
6 - Work Professionally and Constructively
7 - Develop Computer and Information Literacy
1. Graduates of this program are prepared with skills that result in accelerated advancement in their employment. 1, 2, 3, 4, 6, 7
2. Students from this program who participate in skill competitions against equivalent providers prevail at a higher rate than their competitors. 1, 2, 3, 4, 6, 7
3. To prepare students to take the EETC/OPE certification test. 1, 2, 3, 4
4. To prepare students to be proficient, professional technicians for the motorcycle and outdoor power equipment industry. 1, 2, 3, 4
5. The current workforce will be able to upgrade their knowledge and skill level for improved employment opportunities. 1, 2, 3, 4, 6, 7

General Education Requirements


Core Skills


Quantitative Studies (QS) 3 Credits


Communication (CM) 3 Credits


Human Relations (HR) 2-3 Credits


Note:


Additional General Education courses are required for students who choose to continue on to the AAS or AS degrees.  Additional requirements include English Composition and courses in the Gen Ed Distribution Areas.  For course selection, see the School of Technical Specialties Academic Advisor.

Sample Schedule


Advising Notes:


It is the students’ responsibility to understand the requirements for their chosen program of study and to examine each course description for details about the prerequisite classes. It is highly recommended that each student meet with the Program Advisor prior to starting this program. The Program Advisor may be reached in Academic and Career Advising.

Additional Program Notes


All students enrolled in the program are encouraged to participate in SkillsUSA. This program is designed to promote leadership, communication, social, and employability skills.

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