Power Sports Lab Program

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.

Program Highlights:

  • Service and perform preventive maintenance to the ensure safe

  • operation of lawn mowers, large trucks, motorcycles, tractors,

  • combines, and other heavy equipment

  • Diagnose, disassemble, test, repair, and reassemble diesel engines and

    fuel systems

  • Check, adjust, repair power trains, and identify and use fasteners

  • Service air conditioning systems, identify, troubleshoot, and service

    electrical and electronic systems, and hydraulic systems.

  • Meet professionals in the industry through field trips & guest speakers

  • To earn a fork lift certification, OSHA requires training, testing, and a

    license. You will receive your license at age 18, but may operate

    equipment under supervision while in class

Areas of Study:

  • Small engine repair and overhaul

  • Diesel engine service and repair

  • Lawn tractor service

  • Brake repair and hydraulics

  • Electrical and electronic service

  • Power trains and transmissions

  • Motorcycle and ATV service repair

  • Multi-cylinder gas engines

  • Forklift operation training

  • Air conditioning

  • Plasma cutter training

  • Alternative fuels

  • Welding

Credits Available:

  • 3 elective credits per year

  • College credits available through an articulation agreement with University of Northwestern Ohio and through Career-Technical Assurance Guides (CTAGs)

CTAGs are transferrable to Ohio public colleges. Credits vary per program.

Industry Credentials Available:

  • Fork Lift License***

  • Briggs/Stratton Small Engine Certification

  • MACS Air Conditioning Certification

  • OSHA 10-Hour Safety Certification***

  • Entry Level Medium/Heavy ASE Certification***

***Industry credential recognized by ODE for points toward graduation.

Download the full Power Sports & Diesel Technology fact sheet in English, en Español, or Somali.

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Fees can be easily paid online, 24 hours a day. Learn more about paying class fees and adding to your student’s lunch account.

Power Sports & Diesel Technology I Fee Sheet

Power Sports & Diesel Technology II Fee Sheet

This program is participating in the Chromebook One to One Experience. An additional one-time fee to purchase a Chromebook will be waived if you are a returning student who has already participated in the Chromebook One to One Experience or if you are bringing your own technology. Learn more about the Chromebook One to One Experience.

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


Steve Blankley
(740) 203.2243

4565 Columbus Pike | Delaware, OH 43015

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