Power Sports Technology

About

The mission of the Power Sports Technology program is to prepare students with a thorough understanding of the methods of servicing and repair of power sports equipment. The skilled student would be able to gain an entry level position into the service and repair side of the power sports industries. The program provides technical instruction and skill development for the student to become knowledgeable as industry technician. This course provides students with an understanding of the methods of service, and repair of outdoor power equipment.

Training also includes learning how to diagnose problems using test equipment, hand tools, special equipment, precision measuring tools, service manuals, and specifications.  The power sports shop area is organized to duplicate actual working conditions found in the field.  A student will learn the  skills and knowledge to evaluate the repair and servicing of various power sports vehicles and equipment.  The student will develop customer service relations with the use of work orders in a “live” work environment.

Overview

Information Detail
Time Commitment Full Time
Typical Program Length 12 Months
Clock Hours 1,296
Class Type Day
Credentials Certificate, Diploma
Total Tuition/Fees $4,008.00
Textbook/Supplies Cost $958.00

Program Credentials

Option NameHoursCredentials
Power Sports Equipment Mechanic432Certificate
Power Sports Equipment Repair Mechanic864Certificate
Power Sport Equipment Technician1296Diploma

Students purchase tools totaling approximately $600.00 prior to enrollment or within two weeks of enrolling.  A list of required tools may be obtained by contacting the Tennessee College of Applied Technology.  Students may buy tools through any distributor or retailer.  Tools are mandatory for training and required for employment within the automotive industry. Students enrolling adhere to the program dress code.  The specific dress code requirements may be obtained by contacting the college.  Gray shop pants and a gray button-up shirt are considered proper uniform attire for the program. Students may purchase attire from any retail clothing store.

Campus Locations

TCAT Hohenwald Main Campus
813 West Main St.
Hohenwald, TN 38462

Job Duties

Diagnose, adjust, repair, or overhaul motorcycles, scooters, mopeds, dirt bikes, or similar motorized vehicles.

Job Outlook

Bright Outlook: Yes

Currently employed in the area: 390

Current job openings per year: 40

Books and Supplies Lists

Instructors

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Eric Johnson
931-796-5351

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