Outdoor Power Equipment

For the home mechanic or the professional small engine technician, this series of workshops delivers the theory and hands on experience to maintain and repair a variety of outdoor power equipment and professional level training toward certification.

As an Authorized Technician Certification Testing Center and accredited by the Equipment and Engine Training Council (EETC) and Outdoor Power Equipment and Engine Service Association (OPEESA) the course content follows the required guidelines and maintains the high standards mandated. Classes are held in a NATAF approved Automotive Technology laboratory.

Outdoor Power Equipment Information Sheet

Program Courses

Course ID Course Theory Lab Credits
NCPE001G Outdoor Power Equipment (OPE) Small Engine Repair Non-credit
Classroom , Lab , Total Non-credit
NCPE002G Outdoor Power Equipment (OPE) Electrical Systems Certification Non-credit
Classroom , Lab , Total Non-credit
NCPE003G Out Door Power Equipment (OPE) Mobile Generator Certification Non-credit
Classroom , Lab , Total Non-credit
Total Credits Non Credit

Typical Job Opportunities

Job prospects are expected to be excellent for those who complete formal training programs. Employers prefer technicians that have knowledge of multiple types of engines and emissions-reducing technology as increased regulation demands. Median wages for 2009 $22.55 hourly.
US Bureau of Labor Statistics

Still not sure?

Learn more about the Outdoor Power Equipment program by contacting the Business and Training Center.