Program Description:

Power Equipment Systems is a two-year program which provides students with the knowledge and skills required to service and repair air-cooled, engine-powered lawn and garden equipment, outboard motors, ATVs, etc.  Areas of study include drivelines, hydraulics, hydrostatic transmissions and electrical systems.  Students use of variety of power and machine tools, such as pneumatic wrenches, lathes, grinding machines, and welding equipment.  Hand tools, including pliers, wrenches, and screwdrivers are commonly used.

Prerequisites: Complete TABE entrance exam.
 
Program
Length:

Two Years (1,080 clock hours)
Students are accepted yearly in August and January

Monday-Friday
Class 1 3:30 pm to 6:30 pm for two years
Class 2 7:00 pm to 10:00 pm for two years
Or take both and complete in one year

Courses: Required Courses:
  • Fundamentals of Power Equipment I
  • Fundamentals of Power Equipment II
  • Power Equipment Service I
  • Power Equipment Service II
     

Elective Courses:

  • Power Equipment Systems Applications
  • Recreational Applications
  • Compact Diesels
  • Generators
Certifications: Equipment and Engine Training Council (EETC): Technician Certification in six areas
Sample Job Titles:

Small Engine Mechanic, Shop Mechanic, Equipment Service Technician, Lawn and Garden Service Technician, Marine Mechanic

Gainful Employment Information


 

Raleigh County Board of Education - School Closings - WV Department of Education