At the Motorcycle Technology Center, students in the Motorsports Technology program learn to service and support a broad range of motorsports vehicles, while also being able to apply relatable skills to the small engine and automotive industries.
Students develop the skills necessary to achieve success in educational and career environments. Topics include learning styles and how they relate to study skills, goal setting and establishing priorities, and understanding one's role in the work environment.
This course is designed to introduce the student to correct motorsports terminology. Other topics include motorsports history, including the history of the motorcycle, ATV, UTV and personal watercraft. An introduction to some basic electrical, engine types, fuel systems, emission, chassis and suspension.
This course is designed to introduce the student to the communication and computer skills necessary to be successful in the motorsports field. Topics include basic computer skills, task documentation, work orders, shop procedures, and time management. Also covered is both written and oral communication with colleagues, supervisors, and customers.
This course introduces the student to the fundamentals of motorsport mechanics and service. Topics include basic terminology, lab and shop safety, time cards, service manual, time code manuals, part number manuals and microfiche, vehicle identification numbers, measurement tools, fasteners, hand tools, gasket scraping, parts cleaning, and comeback prevention.
This course is designed to enable the student to develop and refine the skills necessary to recondition major chassis components. Topics include wheels and tires, mechanical and hydraulic brakes, telescopic front forks, steering head and wheel bearings, and wheel and chassis alignment.
This course introduces the student to the design, function, diagnosis, and repair of both 2 and 4 stroke engines, including fuel, cooling, and lubrication systems.
This course introduces the student to the basic design and operation of a clutch. Other topics include how to disassemble and reassemble a transmission, and how to maintain different final drive systems: shaft, chain, and belt drives.
This course is designed to help students seek industry employment by providing training in effective job search skills, knowledge, and attitudes. Topics include: employer expectations, finding job leads, organizing a job search, resume preparation, employer telephone/email contacts, employment applications, and interviewing techniques.
This course is designed to enable the student to develop and refine the skills necessary to competently perform required vehicle maintenance. Topics include vehicle set-up, pre-delivery inspection, and scheduled maintenance procedures.
This course provides students the opportunity to develop and use personal skills, tools, and habits needed to successfully conduct their career search and succeed in the motorsports industry. Techniques and requirements for establishing and maintaining positive customer relations are also covered. Students will analyze how both internal and external customer service affects today's technician.
Prerequisite: Chassis Service
This course enables the student to develop and refine the skills necessary to diagnose and repair problems with electrical systems. Topics include basic electrical theory, digital multi meter usage, wiring, soldering, wire connectors, and starting, ignition, charging and fuel injection systems.
This course introduces the student to the safe operation of a Dyno. Other topics include installing various Fuel Injection Performance parts, and exhausts. Also diagnostics of pre- disabled Charging, Starting, Ignition, and Fuel Injection related issues. In addition to the basic maintenance requirements of Personal Watercraft.
This course reviews key skills for entry into the motorsport technician field. Topics indude the ability to read a service manual, look up parts and prices, measurement techniques, hydraulic brake R&R, valve lash adjustment, electrical systems, fuel systems, four stroke top end, transmissions, crankshaft truing, front fork R&R, tire replacement, vehicle set-up and pre-delivery inspection.
MTC is proud to have been recognized as a School of Excellence by the Accrediting Commission of Career Schools and Colleges (ACCSC).
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