MARINE, MOTORSPORT AND OUTDOOR POWER EQUIPMENT TECHNICIAN

Overview

Marine, Motorsport and Outdoor Power Equipment Technicians service, diagnose and repair motorcycles, snowmobiles, outboards, stern-drive boats and lawn and garden equipment.

Career Opportunities

Marine, Motorsport and Outdoor Power Equipment Technicians find employment at marine, motorcycle or snowmobile dealerships, distributors and manufacturers. Technicians are also in demand at service repair shops and businesses that service and repair motorcycles, outboard and inboard boat motors and lawn and garden equipment.

Award Outcomes:

  • Demonstrate ability to measure engine parts.
  • Employ skills and procedures to identify parts.
  • Service fuel Systems.
  • Service ignition systems.
  • Demonstrate troubleshooting and diagnostic skills.
  • Integrate technology into work processes such as scan tolls, service manuals online, etc. Employ safety standards.
  • Service drive systems.
  • Explain air and liquid cooling systems.
  • Integrate customer service and communication skills into repair work.

Required Credits

Technical Studies Requirements 54 Credits
  • MMST1100 Introduction to Marine and Motor Sports Technology 3
  • MMST1105 Introduction to Engine Theory 3
  • MMST1110 Introduction to Fuel Systems 3
  • MMST1115 Introduction to Electrical Systems 3
  • MMST1120 Introduction to Ignition Systems 3
  • MMST1125 Service Management 3
  • MMST1130 Introduction to Drive Systems 3
  • MMST1145 Trailer Maintenance 3
  • MMST2105 Motorcycle Transmissions and Clutch Service 3
  • MMST2110 Motorcycle Wheels and Suspension 3
  • MMST2126 Marine Lower Unit and Cooling System Service 3
  • MMST2140 Marine Tilt/Trim and Controls 3
  • MMST2175 Power Equipment Drive Systems 3
  • MMST2180 Power Equipment Accessory Maintenance 3
  • MMST2300 Advanced Fuel Systems 3
  • MMST2305 Advanced Electrical Systems 3
  • MMST2310 Engine Overhaul 3
  • MMST2315 Tune Up 3
General Education Requirements 5 Credits

Elective Credits

Technical Studies Electives 3 Credits
  • Any Marine, Motorsport and Outdoor Power Equipment Technology (MMST) course that is not required for this award may be used as an elective. Recommended:
  • MMST2320 Customizing Lab 1-3
  • MMST2325 EETC/Advanced Troubleshooting 3
  • MMST2350 Internship 1-3
General Education Electives 2 Credits
  • Any HTC college level general education course may be used to satisfy the elective requirement.

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