Powersports and Engine Repair

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    Barry Tech | Engineering Technologies | Power Sports and Small Engine Repair in Long Island

  • About this Course

    This course will train students in the basics of repairing small engines, outdoor equipment, and powersport vehicles. In the first year, students will learn the components and systems that make up a small engine. Students will learn 4-stroke/2-stroke engine operation, maintenance procedures, diagnostics, and repair. Throughout the year, students will troubleshoot and rebuild various small engines and outdoor equipment. While the year progresses, the students will have the opportunity to earn online certifications through the Briggs and Stratton technician training course. Briggs and Stratton require all their service technicians nationwide to complete these exams. In addition, students will become First-Aid certified by the American Heart Association.

    In the second year, students will be introduced to powersports. They will be learning about different types of powersport vehicles which include dirt bikes, all-terrain vehicles, jet skis, and small marine motors. They will learn about the components and systems that make up each vehicle. This program will cover preventative maintenance procedures, tire mounting, brake service, and chassis/ suspension geometry.

    Throughout both years of the program, students will learn how manufacturers of both small engine and recreational vehicles are introducing “green/ clean” alternative fuels to their product lines. Students will use the same technology the dealers use to repair various types of equipment in their repair facilities.

  • Students Will Practice

    • Rebuilding small engines and outdoor power equipment
    • Diagnostics of small engines and related equipment
    • Retrieving information from the service manuals
    • Calculating the cost of the repair
    • Diagnose and repair components on recreation vehicles
    • Dismounting and mounting tires
    • Measuring wheelbase and track on recreational vehicles to enhance performance

  • Course available: Grades 10, 11 or 12
    Course length: 2 years/CDOS Eligible 
    Placement: Regular
    Location: Barry Tech


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Career Opportunities

  • Our Alumni Job Portal provides listings posted by our business partners. Check out the listings below to find any available career opportunities.

  • Diesel Mechanic / Maintenance - Marine Bulkheading Inc.

    Looking for a full-time diesel mechanic Monday through Friday 7am-3pm to change oil, grease, clean machinery and other light duties in the shop. Need clean drivers license.

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  • Marine Mechanic - Oyster Bay Marine Center

    Oyster Bay Marine Center is the only full-service boatyard and Marina on Oyster Bay Harbor, in the heart of the Gold Coast of Long Island. It is a deep-water facility with service that revolves around the customer and provides easy access to the great town of Oyster Bay. Oyster Bay Marine Center is looking for a marine mechanic with experience working on gas and diesel engines. Certifications are not required but are a plus.

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