Outdoor Power/Recreational Equipment Technology

  • In the Outdoor Power/Recreational Equipment Technology program, students learn to repair, rebuild and tune-up several basic types of engines. These engines can be found on equipment such as snow blowers, lawnmowers, rototillers, farm tractors, construction equipment, motorcycles, jet skis and snowmobiles. Students also learn metal skills, including electric arc, MIG and oxyacetylene welding.

Outdoor Power/Recreational Equipment Technology Tour

  • Skills/Topics Covered 

    First-Year Students:

    • Principles of Carburetor
    • Design and Service Procedures
    • Governor System Operations Principles
    • Charging System
    • Ignition System
    • Starting System

    Second-Year Students:

    • Engine Blocks
    • Crankshafts
    • Cooling System
    • Lubrication Systems
    • Air Intake Systems
    • Diesel Fuels 


    Internship Experiences

    • Clinton Tractor
    • Cazenovia Equipment Stiefvater Distributors Inc
    • White’s Farm Supply
    • Harley Davidson of Utica


    Opportunities for Additional Education in the Field

    • Ohio Technical College
    • Mohawk Valley Community College
    • SUNY Cobleskill
    • SUNY Morrisville
    • SUNY Canton



    Articulation Agreements/College Credit

    • SUNY Cobleskill
    • SUNY Morrisville
    • SUNY Canton
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  • Potential Careers with CTE Training

    • Small Engine Tech
    • Diesel Tech
    • Automotive Tech
    • Motorcycle Mechanic
    • Snowmobile Repair
    • Marine Repair


    Potential Careers with Additional Training

    • Vocational School Small Engines Teacher
    • College Level Instructor
    • Representative (travels to high schools to promote college programs)