Motorcycle Mechanics - Performance

Curriculum Description

Mobile Equipment Maintenance and Repair
Career Cluster:    Transportation, Distribution and Logistics
Pathway:               Mobile Equipment Maintenance and Repair

Program Major   Motorcycle Mechanics

Pathway Description:

Curriculums in the Mobile Equipment Maintenance and Repair pathway prepare individuals for employment as entry-level transportation service technicians. The program provides an introduction to transportation industry careers and increases student awareness of the diverse technologies associated with this dynamic and challenging field.

Course work may include transportation systems theory, braking systems, climate control, design parameters, drive trains, electrical/electronic systems, engine repair, engine performance, environmental regulations, materials, product finish, safety, steering/suspension, transmission/transaxles, and sustainable transportation, depending on the program major area chosen.

Graduates of this pathway should be prepared to take professional licensure exams, which correspond to certain programs of study, and to enter careers as entry-level technicians in the transportation industry.

Program Major Description

Motorcycle Mechanics: A program that prepares individuals to apply technical knowledge and skills to repair, service, and maintain motorcycles and other similar powered vehicles. Includes instruction in lubrication and cooling systems, electrical and ignition systems, carburetion, fuel systems and adjustments of moving parts.

The following represents one way in which the certificate can be completed. Students who aren’t able to follow the recommended curriculum model below should consult their academic advisor to be sure that they take courses in the best order for their success.


NC CIP: 47.0611
POS Approved: Fall 2022

Fall Semester

Course Course Title Class Hours Lab/Shop Hours Clinical/WBL Hours Credit Hours
MCM 114 Motorcycle Fuel Systems 2 6 0 5
MCM 117 Motorcycle Dyno Tuning I 1 4 0 3
MCM 122 Motorcycle Engines 2 9 0 5
  Total: 5 19 0 13

Spring Semester

Course Course Title Class Hours Lab/Shop Hours Clinical/WBL Hours Credit Hours
MCM 217 Motorcycle Dyno Tuning II 1 4 0 3
  Total: 1 4 0 3

Total Credit Hours: 16

Additional Information

2022FA – New certificate