Outdoor Power Equipment

About

The mission of the Outdoor Power Equipment Repair program is to prepare the trainee for entry into the vital repair and service aspect of this growing power equipment industry. It is designed to meet the needs of both the trainee and their potential employer by equipping the student with the skills, knowledge, and confidence to enter this field.

The aim of this course is to provide trainees with a thorough understanding of the methods of servicing and repairing outdoor power equipment. Training also includes learning to make a proper diagnosis using test equipment, hand tools, special equipment, precision measuring tools, service manuals, and specifications.

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 $3,843.00
Textbook/Supplies Cost $387.00
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Program Credentials

Option NameHoursCredentials
Outdoor Power Equipment Mechanic Assistant432Certificate
Outdoor Power Equipment Repair Mechanic864Certificate
Outdoor Power Equipment Technician1296Diploma

Campus Locations

Main Campus
312 South Wilson Street
Paris, TN 38242

Job Duties

Diagnose, adjust, repair, or overhaul small engines used to power lawn mowers, chain saws, recreational sporting equipment and related equipment.

Job Outlook

Bright Outlook: Yes

Currently employed in the area: 1,020

Current job openings per year: 140

Curriculum/Courses

First Trimester: 
Worker Characteristics
Shop Safety
Introduction to Outdoor Power Equipment
Tools and Equipment Usage
Precision Measuring
Hardware and Fasteners
Diagnostic and Troubleshooting Procedures
Basic Electrical Principles
2-Stroke and 4-Stroke Engine Theory
Fuel Systems
Second Trimester: 
Worker Characteristics
Battery and Charging System
Ignition System
Lubrication System
Cooling System
Exhaust System
Transmission and Drive Train System
Tire Service and Repair
Brake Systems
Third Trimester: 
Worker Characteristics
Chassis System
Starter Systems
Engine, Clutch, and Drive Systems Disassembly
2-Stroke Engine Reconditioning
4-Stroke Engine Reconditioning
Clutch and Drive System
Care, Maintenance, and General Service
Parts Management and Recordkeeping

Books and Supplies Lists

Instructors

Chris Grissom
731-644-7365 x145

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