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National College Credit Recommendation Service

Board of Regents  |  University of the State of New York

EdTech Institute, LLC (formerly The Sage Group, LLC) | Evaluated Learning Experience

Small Engine Repair (286)

45 hours (10 weeks).
Various approved locations throughout the United States.

April 2013 - December 2018.

Instructional delivery format: 
Traditional classroom model
Learner Outcomes: 

Students will be able to: explain the classification "small engine" and discuss the main small engine types; describe types of cylinder design and cooling systems; discuss energy conversion principles that apply to small engines: describe rules and principles to ensure small engine operator safety; discuss engine operation; describe the compression process in a small engine; discuss small engine fuel systems; discuss governor system and components;explain electrical systems as related to small engines; discuss small engine cooling and lubrication systems; describe and discuss multiple-cylinder engines; explain and list common troubleshooting methods; define and explain failure analysis; define repowering and list general considerations when selecting an engine for repowering; and explain how to determine the engine to select.


This introductory course is designed for participants who are interested in working with 2-stroke and 4-stroke engines. Topics include how to troubleshoot small engines while preparing participants to work with electrical components and ignition systems. This course is highly interactive and includes hands-on labs.

Credit recommendation: 
In the lower division baccalaureate/associate degree category, 3 semester hours in Small Engine Repair or General Technology (4/13). *NOTE: Course numbers on transcripts may reflect different prefixes depending upon where a course is offered.