Top Schools for Motorcycle Repair
Find out which schools offer formal training in motorcycle repair. Read brief summaries of the programs available at three community and technical colleges, and find a handy table that lists other schools in the U.S. with programs in motorcycle repair.
The three schools featured below include two that offer a diploma or a degree in motorcycle repair, as well as a community college with a factory-supported mechanics program. Once enrolled, students acquire the skills they need to open their own motorcycle shops or work as service technicians.
1. Central Carolina Community College in Chatham, Harnett, & Lee Counties, NC
|School Highlight: Thanks to benefactors in the Motorcycle industry, CCC's Motorcycle Mechanics Program has the distinction of being the only factory supported Motorcycle services curriculum in North Carolina.|
At the factories, students learn about the mechanics and procedures that go into repairing a motorcycle. They also have the chance to work with industry-grade equipment donated by automobile manufacturers.
2. Georgia Piedmont Technical College in Clarkston, GA
|School Highlight: Students of the program won 10 medals at the 2013 SkillsUSA competition, in the motorcycle service technology category.|
Georgia Piedmont Technical College features a motorcycle service technology diploma program. Students learn mechanical theory, as well as acquire practical experience in the field. Qualified graduates may obtain positions working in the ATV and motorcycle repair industry.
3. Iowa Lakes Community College in Algona, Emmetsburg, Estherville, Spencer and Sprit Lake, IA
|School Highlight: Their power sports and power equipment technology program was named as the top school for motorcycle service repair education by BikeGlam, an online magazine dedicated to motorcycle and other bikes, in a 2015 article.|
The motorcycle and small engine technology program prepares future motorcycle technicians for work in the recreational and motorcycle career fields. Students can earn a diploma after their first year and an Associate in Applied Science degree at the end of their second year.
Top Motorcycle Repair Programs
|Austin Community College||ACC's program features experiential learning experiences that can help facilitate student's understanding of motorcycle maintenance and repair fundamentals.||Austin, TX|
|Fort Scott Community College||Features a unique partnership with Harley-Davidson Motor Company, allowing students the chance to partake in internship opportunities with the company.||Fort Scott, KS|
|Hennepin Technical College||Offers an occupational certificate in Marine, Motorsport and Outdoor Power Equipment Technology.||Brooklyn Park, MN|
|Lake Washington Institute of Technology||Associate of Applied Science program features state-of-the-art teaching methods from passionate and dedicated instructors.||Kirkland and Redmond, WA|
|Linn State Technical College||Offers a Power sports Technology program, provides students with the necessary training to maintain ATVs, motor scooters and motorcycles culminating in an Associate of Applied Science in Powersports Technology.||Linn, MO|
|Washtenaw Community College||Program teaches students skills ranging from diagnostics to troubleshooting techniques.||Ann Arbor, MI|