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Small Engine Repair
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Small Engine Repair

Learn more about small engine repair with Stratford's home study course.

Stratford's Small Engine Repair course carefully details the many systems, tools, and parts involved in successful repair and also covers performance measurement and preventative maintenance. In addition, students will also learn more about career opportunities in this line of work.

This course is ideal for anyone looking to start their own business, or for anyone looking to save money by knowing how to make their own repairs on equipment such as lawn mowers, chain saws, snow blowers and more.

According to the U.S. Department of Labor, the median annual salary for small engine repair mechanics is $35,280. The number of jobs is projected to increase by 4% through 2024.*

A small engine mechanic salary can vary depending on the place of employment, educational attainment, and the specific duties performed.
Basic Principles of Small Engine Repair
• Career Opportunities in the Field
• Tools and Safety
• The Basics of Small Engine Design
• Typical Small Engine Maintenance and Repair Tasks
• Some Small-Engine-Powered Machines and How They Work

Servicing Small Gas Engines Part 1
• Safety in the Small Engine Shop
• Tools and Measuring Instruments
• Fasteners; Sealants; Gaskets
• Fundamentals of Electricity, Magnetism and Electronics
• Principles of Engine Operation
• Two-Cycle and Four-Cycle Engines
• Engine Components
• Measuring Engine Performance

Servicing Small Gas Engines Part 2
• Fuel Supply, Air Induction and Emissions
• Carburetion
• Ignition Systems
• Lubrication Systems
• Cooling Systems
• Preventative Maintenance
• Troubleshooting
• Fuel System Servicing
• Ignition and Electrical System Servicing

Servicing Small Gas Engines Part 3
• Engine Disassembly and Inspection
• Cylinder, Crankshaft and Piston Service
• Camshaft and Valve Train Service
• Engine Reassembly and Break-In
• Lawn and Brush Equipment
• Lawn and Garden Tractors
• Snow Throwers
• Personal Watercraft
• Career Opportunities
• Steps to Certification

BONUS! Upon graduation, you will receive the following tools and equipment at no additional cost:
• Crankcase Vacuum Tester
• Compression Tester
• Spark Tester
• Multimeter
• Wireless Tachometer
• Small Engine Charging System Tester

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
Small Engine Repair Course

"I am currently enrolled in your Small Engine Repair course so that I may learn how to maintain my equipment without having the delays of taking my machinery to a repair facility. Thank you for your help with my career and I look forward to continuing taking courses through your organization.”

Robert S.

"I succeeded in repairing my own lawn mower thanks to the knowledge gained from this program."

- Edward D.

"I haven't had to pay for repairs to equipment for my lawn care company since I began the program."

- Edward B.