Information about this exciting field:
Vroom, vroom! It’s undeniable. One of the most easily recognizable sounds is that of the smoothly-running, lightning-fast, exhilaration-producing motorcycle (or ATV) engine. Transmissions, engines, suspensions, and electrical systems need to be kept in tip-top shape to keep those vehicles safely moving along narrow country roads and convoluted highway systems. Enter the Motorcycle Service technician to perform the inevitable diagnostic, service, and maintenance work on smaller vehicles of various makes and models.
Is this program for me?
The Motorcycle Service Technology program prepares students for entry-level positions as motorcycle or all-terrain vehicle (ATV) technicians. Students develop in-depth technical knowledge and understanding of the concepts and fundamental principles of electrical, mechanical, and fuel systems, as well as chassis and suspension. Emphasis is placed on accurate diagnosis and repair of all major systems and subsystems. Here are some qualities and skills that are essential for the successful Motorcycle Service Technology graduate:
- Mechanically inclined
- Strong logical reasoning
- Detail oriented
- Provide quality customer service
- Introduction to Motorcycle Technology
- Motorcycle Engines and Drive Trains
- Motorcycle Chassis and Suspension Systems
- Motorcycle Maintenance
Where might I find a job?
Motorcycle Service Technology graduates may find employment with large dealerships, privately-owned repair shops, or parts manufacturing facilities.
Motorcycle Service Technology courses are offered at the Marietta Campus.
- Ben Pendley