Expect High Performance. Through hands-on experience, learn how to diagnose, repair, and service Honda, Kawasaki, Yamaha, Suzuki, Harley Davidson, Polaris, and more. Class functions like a professional shop, taking on outside projects, as well as, working on shop bikes. Students learn the skills needed to obtain a career in the motorcycle or watercraft service field including: • Shop functions • Diagnosis, repair and performance of preventive maintenance • Engine overhaul • Wheels, tires and brakes • Suspension and drive train • Fuel systems • Electrical systems • Equipment identification • Employability skills • Occupational health and safety Upon completion of the class, many students seek careers as pre-delivery inspection technicians (assembling new motorcycles), parts associates, or watercraft/motorcycle technicians. Others obtain a college degree and pursue careers as service managers, instructors or become a shop owner.
Students will learn about all areas needed to obtain a career in the motorcycle service field, including shop functions, preventive maintenance, fuel systems, electrical systems, engine overhaul, wheels and tires, brake, suspension and drive train systems. These areas will prepare students to obtain and keep a high-paying, rewarding career as a technician or parts person.
Motorcycle Tire & Lube Technician
Students in this major will learn leadership, employability skills, occupational health and safety, and tool and equipment identification. In addition, they will learn how to be a lube technician, which means they will learn how to change the oil and check on other fluids. They will also learn how to mount/dismount, and balance tires and wheels. Students will also examine how this occupation fits into shops, and dealerships.
Central Tech’s Motorcycle Maintenance class is designed to provide you with the skills that will allow you to keep your motorcycles in top running condition. In this class you will learn how to change oil, inspect and adjust cables, maintain chain and shaft drive systems, air filter replacement/cleaning, fuel system care, basic electrical system troubleshooting, brakes inspection and replacement, clutch and drive system inspection, suspension inspection and adjustment, 4-stroke engine theory, and the purpose of valves and why they need adjustments. You are encouraged to bring your own motorcycle. The course is flexible. You can choose new skills and topics of interest.
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