Power Sports & Diesel Technology

This career pathway will teach you the math and science behind the industrial machinery used by professionals in order to repair, overhaul and assemble gas and diesel power-driven equipment.

In this program, you will get hands-on experience servicing air-cooled engines, lawn mowers, farm tractors, and motorcycles. Then you will use what you have learned to design, create, and produce parts using plasma cutting technology.

 

Instructor:
Jeff Lucas
(740) 203.2245
LucasJ@DelawareAreaCC.org
1610 State Route 521 | Delaware, OH 43015

To ask more questions about any program or to schedule a tour of our campuses, contact Administrative Assistant to the Enrollment Coordinator, Marsha Link at (740) 201-3216 or LinkM@DelawareAreaCC.org.

 

Class Facts

Location: North Campus
Grade Level: Juniors and Seniors
2016/2017 Fees:
Power Sports and Diesel Technology I: $100.00
Power Sports and Diesel Technology II: $80.00

Curriculum Highlights
Train for a career in the field of outdoor power installation, repair, and maintenance.
 
Gain real life experience working on:
  • Small engine repair and engine overhaul
  • Diesel engine service and repair
  • Lawn tractor service
  • Brake repair and hydraulics
  • Electrical service
  • Welding
  • Multi-cylinder gas engines
  • Fork lift operation training
  • Air conditioning
  • Power trains and transmissions
  • Plasma cam cutter training
  • Alternative fuels
Additional Benefits
  • Earn local, regional and state recognition through FFA leadership competitions in the areas of industrial equipment troubleshooting and small engines.
  • You will hear from professionals in the industry through field trips and guest speakers.
  • Your instructors hold a fork lift certification.
  • Earn your fork lift operator license after successfully completing written and performance testing. To earn a fork life certification, O.S.H.A. requires training, testing and a license. You will receive your license at age 18, but may operate equipment under supervision while in class.
Organization, Affiliation, or CTSO

FFA

Industry Credentials Available
  • Fork Lift Operator
  • Small Engine Certification
  • Air Conditioning
Technology Integration

Plasma Cam

Career Focus

Upon completion, you will be prepared to pursue employment in parts or lawn and garden service. With further education  and training, you can become:

  • An Industrial Machinery Technician
  • A Maintenance and Repair Worker
  • A Trailer or Golf Course Technician.
  • A valuable employee in an automotive repair shop
  • Business owner
Testimonials
 “This class is great because you get to make new friends from all of the area schools and you get to know all types of people. I’ve also been given the opportunity to learn leadership skills, which will help me after I graduate when I plan to join the National Guard.”
-Ryan DeVault
 
"As part of our education, we have the opportunity to bring our own equipment, which helps out at school and at home. After I graduate, I'm going to OSU to study Agriculture and hopefully become an Agricultural Engineer."
- Justin Viers