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