Motorcycle Maintenance and Repair Technology Certificate

motorcycle technicianThe goal of the Motorcycle Technician program is to prepare the student to work in the increasingly sophisticated and complex field of motorcycle technology through a combination of classroom instruction and hands-on skill development. Technicians must be able to work with electronic diagnostic equipment, read and understand technical manuals, investigate to find the cause of a problem, and connect effectively with the customer. Students will use a variety of tools, including both manual and high tech equipment to assess, identify problems, and perform repairs.


The program includes work in a motorcycle lab and requires participants to physically perform functions that require the following:

  • Normal vision for reading instructions and performing tasks, including inspecting parts for quality (corrective vision is acceptable).
  • Mobility and strength for performing tasks that require reaching, walking, standing, and safely lifting and moving motorcycles of varying sizes and weights.
  • Ability to hear sounds of equipment, for equipment operation and safety.  
  • Complete an application for the program.
  • Provide proof of high school completion or equivalent.
  • Provide an official copy of prior college transcripts, if appropriate.
  • Possess a valid NH motorcycle license.

60 panhead motorThe program includes work in an motorcycle technology lab where potentially hazardous equipment and materials are used. Students will be taught industry standards for safety and will be expected to follow all safety procedures. Personal protective equipment must be worn. Students will provide their own safety glasses, and boots or shoes.

Fall Semester (12 weeks)

Course ID Course Theory Lab Credits
MOTR110G Product, PDI, and Dealer Experience 2 4 4
Classroom 2, Lab 4, Total 4
MOTR120G Powertrains: Engine, Drivetrain, and Transmission 2 4 4
Classroom 2, Lab 4, Total 4
MOTR130G Electrical Systems and Electrical Service Procedures 2 4 4
Classroom 2, Lab 4, Total 4
Total Credits 12

Spring Semester (12 weeks)

Course ID Course Theory Lab Credits
MOTR140G Wheels, Tires, and Brakes 2 4 4
Classroom 2, Lab 4, Total 4
MOTR150G Capstone: Servicing Motorcycle Families 4 8 8
Classroom 4, Lab 8, Total 8
Total Credits 12

Total Overall Credits : 24

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