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Motorcycle / ATV Repair

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Motorcycle / ATV Repair

Whether you love riding ATVs and motorcycles as a hobby, or want to work toward a career in ATV/motorcycle repair, Stratford's course can help you get started.

Students can learn about all major systems, tools, the workshop, maintenance and more. Stratford's Motorcycle/ATV Repair course could help you learn how to save money by making your own repairs or help you take the first step toward opening a repair shop of your own.

According to the U.S. Department of Labor, the median annual salary for small engine mechanics is $34,650. The number of jobs is projected to increase by 4% through the year 2024.*
Getting Started in Motorcycle and ATV Repair
• 10 Great Opportunities Working with Motorcycles and ATVs
• Motorcycle and ATV Terms and Jargon
• Types of Motorcycles and Their Owners
• Associations, Clubs, Gangs, Motorcycle Racing, and Motorcycle Police
• A Quick Summary of Motorcycle/ATV Systems and Components
• Getting Your Hands Dirty: First Steps Toward Gaining Practical Skills

Modern Motorcycle Technology Part 1
• Introduction to Modern Motorcycle Technology
• Safety First
• Tools
• Measuring systems, Fasteners, and Thread Repair
• Basic Engine Operation and Configuration
• Internal-Combustion Engines

Modern Motorcycle Technology Part 2
• Lubrication and Cooling Systems
• Fuel Systems
• Drives, Clutches, and Transmissions
• Two-Stroke Engine Top-End Inspection
• Two-Stroke Engine Lower-End Inspection
• Four-Stroke Engine Top-End Inspection
• Four-Stroke Engine Lower-End Inspection

Modern Motorcycle Technology Part 3
• Electrical Fundamentals
• Motorcycle Charging Systems and DC Circuits
• Ignition and Electric Starter Systems
• Frames and Suspension
• Brakes, Wheels and Tires
• Motorcycle Maintenance and Emission Controls
• Motorcycle Troubleshooting

How to Repair Your Motorcycle
• Basics &​ Troubleshooting
• Fuel System
• Engine
• Electrical System
• Cooling System
• Drivetrain
• Suspension
• Frame
• Tires and Wheels
• Brakes
• Exhaust
• Cleaning Your Bike

Customizing Your Motorcycle
• Choosing Your Ride
• Workshop and Tools for Customization
• Upgrading Parts
• Changing Controls
• Suspension, Mudguards, Chains, Footpegs and Levers
• Tanks and Seats
• Frames
• Painting
• Switching the Exhaust System
• Wiring and Electrics

This educational program is an introductory course designed to help students gain knowledge necessary for the vocational application of this subject. Completion of this program does not fulfill the legal requirements of particular state licenses or certifications, which may require additional training or apprenticeships.

We take great pride in providing you with the most up-to-date textbooks and equipment. One or more of the above-mentioned subjects may, therefore, change if updating becomes necessary during the course of your studies. The order in which the course material is presented may vary.

*Bureau of Labor Statistics, U.S. Department of Labor, Occupational Outlook Handbook, 2016-17 Edition
Motorcycle ATV Repair Program

“My Stratford experience has been challenging and rewarding. I feel that this course has given me insight on the job of my dreams! I thank you for the opportunity to broaden my horizons!”

Douglas W.

"Thanks to the knowledge gained from this program, I have already succeeded in fixing my neighbor's ATV."

Harry H.

"I have dirt bikes and ATVs. The program helped me pinpoint and fix problems with them so much faster."

Robert W.