Motorcycle Mechanics

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What it's about

The Motorcycle Mechanics curriculum prepares individuals for employment as entry level technicians. The program provides an introduction to motorcycle careers and increases student awareness of the diverse technologies associated with this dynamic and challenging field.

This program prepares individuals to apply technical knowledge and skills to repair, service, and maintain motorcycles and other similarly powered vehicles.

Jobs available

  • Motorcycle Technician
  • Motorcycle Mechanic
  • Custom Bike Builder
  • Service Technician
  • All Terrain Vehicle Technician
  • Motorsports Technician
  • Shop Owner

Courses you'll take

The course work may include transportation systems theory, braking systems, design parameters, drivetrains, electrical/ignition sytems, engine repair, engine performance, safety, suspension, lubrication and cooling systems, carburetion, fuel systems and adjustments of moving parts.

What you'll gain

Graduates of the curriculum should be prepared to enter careers as entry level technicians.

Contact: spmedlin@davidsonccc.edu

Apply on DCCC's website and meet with an enrollment counselor

Competencies: 

Upon successful completion of this program, the student should be able to:

  1. Describe the process of operation for all major systems in motorcyles or related vehicles.
  2. Analyze and diagnose motorcycle system malfunctions and repair or replace defective components.
  3. Manage the day-to-day responsibilities of an entry-level technician by managing time effectively, working effectively and ethically with others, demonstrating dependability, and completing tasks satisfactorily.
  4. Perform the duties of an entry level technician as it relates to workplace safety, hazardous materials, environmental regulations, hand tools, service information, and vehicle systems.