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Career Diploma - Motorcycle Repair Technician

Students seeking to develop the mechanical and technical skills required to repair motorcycle engines and systems might get the education they need when they enroll in Penn Foster Career School's Motorcycle Repair Technician Career Diploma program. Continue reading for more information about this online diploma.

Official Program Name:

Motorcycle Repair Technician Career Diploma

School Offering Program:

Penn Foster Career School

Program Level:

Career Diploma

Program Description:

The Motorcycle Repair Technician Career Diploma program at Penn Foster Career School is designed to teach students about all aspects of motorcycle engines, systems, parts, and inspection procedures. Through online lectures and practical hands-on experiences, students have the opportunity to learn the operations and components of two- and four-stroke internal-combustion engines, clutches, transmissions, drives, brakes, frames, and suspension systems. Other courses address various systems, such as fuel delivery, cooling, lubrication, charging, ignition, and electrical. At the end of the program, students should have knowledge of carburetor types, clutch release mechanisms, electronic ignitions, primary and final drive systems, engine reassembly procedures, and front-fork components. Students are given the option to participate in a work experience.

Program Materials Supplied by Penn Foster Career School:

Students of the Motorcycle Repair Technician Career Diploma program are supplied with a digital multimeter and real-life practical experiences. An online library, career guidance, access to student services via e-mail, phone, and message board, and an online community are also offered.

Learning Format:


Financial Aid:

Penn Foster offers low tuition with 0% interest and affordable monthly payments, so students graduate without debt.

Tuition, Financial Aid & Start Dates

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Required Courses for a Motorcycle Repair Technician Career Diploma:

Program and course requirements are subject to change. Contact Penn Foster Career School to confirm the most accurate information before enrolling in a program.

  • Starting Your Program
  • Motorcycle and ATV Engine Configurations
  • Practical Exercise 1
  • Four-Stroke Internal-Combustion Engine
  • Two-Stroke Internal-Combustion Engine
  • Practical Exercise 2
  • Lubrication and Cooling Systems
  • Fuel Systems
  • Clutches, Transmissions, and Drives
  • Practical Exercise 3
  • Two-Stroke Engine Top End Inspection
  • Two-Stroke Engine Lower End Inspection
  • Four-Stroke Engine Top End Inspection
  • Four-Stroke Engine Lower End Inspection
  • Practical Exercise 4
  • Electrical Fundamentals
  • Charging and Ignition Systems
  • DC Circuits for Motorcycles and ATVs
  • Practical Exercise 5
  • Frames, Steering, and Suspension
  • Brakes, Wheel Assemblies, and Tires
  • Practical Exercise 6
  • Motorcycle Maintenance
  • Motorcycle Troubleshooting
  • Practical Exercise 7

Post-Graduation Opportunities

Career Paths:

After being awarded Penn Foster Career School's Motorcycle Repair Technician Career Diploma, graduates might seek employment in repair shops or motorcycle dealerships. They might perform routine maintenance on engines and systems, test engines and replace parts as necessary, make adjustments, and complete inspections.

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