Motorcycle Technician

Motorcycle Technician

Category: 
Course Hours: 
180
Price: 
$1,000.00
Course Type: 
Mentor Supported
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Start your career as a Motorcycle Technician with this comprehensive course covering the latest content on motorcycle models and technology. Gain detailed information on fuel injection, suspension systems, V-engine technology and more. As a bonus, ATV service and repair is also included because of the similarities in technology. This course provides the knowledge and skills to succeed in today’s motorcycle technology field.

Prerequisite(s): None

After completing this course, you should be able to:

  • List tools, technologies, and safety techniques used by motorcycle technicians
  • Identify motorcycle engine components and correct inspect procedures
  • Recall the operation of motorcycle mechanical systems and electrical systems
  • Recognize components of the motorcycle’s frame, suspension, brakes, and wheels
  • Define how to maintain a motorcycle and the steps for troubleshooting problems

Motorcycle Technician Module 1
Technology, Tools, and Safety

  • Motorcycle History
  • The Motorcycle Industry
  • Types of Motorcycles
  • Safety Practices
  • Repair Tools
  • Measuring Systems
  • Fasteners and Thread Repair

Motorcycle Technician Module 2
The Engine

  • Basic Engine Operation
  • Engine Ratings
  • Engine Configuration
  • Two-Stroke Engine Design
  • Four-Stroke Engine Design
  • Two-Stroke Engine Operation and Components
  • Four-Stroke Engine Operation and Components

Motorcycle Technician Module 3
Mechanical Systems

  • Engine Lubrication
  • Cooling Systems
  • Fuel Systems
  • Engine Management Systems
  • Gears and Drives
  • Clutch Systems
  • The Transmission

Motorcycle Technician Module 4
Engine Inspections

  • Diagnostic and Repair Procedures
  • Two-Stroke Top-End Inspections
  • Two-Stroke Lower-End Inspections
  • Four-Stroke Top-End Inspections
  • Four-Stroke Lower-End Inspections
  • Common Engine Failures
  • Engine Disassembly and Reassembly

Motorcycle Technician Module 5
Electrical Systems

  • Electrical Basics
  • Electrical Measurements
  • Electrical Schematics
  • Charging Systems
  • DC Electrical Circuits
  • Ignition System
  • Electric Starter Systems

Motorcycle Technician Module 6
Frames, Suspension, Brakes, and Wheels

  • Motorcycle Frames
  • Suspension Systems
  • Braking Systems
  • Motorcycle Wheels
  • Motorcycle Tires

Motorcycle Technician Module 7
Maintenance and Troubleshooting

  • Maintenance Intervals
  • Engine Maintenance
  • Chassis Maintenance
  • Storage Procedures
  • Emission Controls
  • Types of Problems
  • Problem-Solving Approaches

**Outlines are subject to change, as courses and materials are updated.**

Ed4Career is committed to being both environmentally conscious and making it easier for you to study! We’re making your education mobile! All of our textbooks are now provided as eTextbooks. You can access them on your laptop, tablet, or mobile device and can study anytime, anywhere.

The move away from physical books to eTextbooks means you get the latest, most up-to-date version available. This also makes your training more accessible, so you can study anywhere you have your phone or tablet. The best part is that all materials are included in your training cost so there are NO extra fees for books!

 International Association for Continuing Education and Training (IACET)

Ed4Career has been approved as an Accredited Provider by the International Association for Continuing Education and Training (IACET). In obtaining this accreditation, Ed4Career has demonstrated that it complies with the ANSI/IACET Standard which is recognized internationally as a standard of good practice. As a result of the Accredited Provider status, Ed4Career is authorized to offer IACET CEUs for courses and programs that qualify under the ANSI/IACET Standard.

The Continuing Education Unit (CEU) was created by IACET as a measurement of continuing education. One (1) IACET CEU is equal to ten (10) contact hours of participation in an organized continuing education experience under responsible sponsorship, capable direction, and qualified instruction. Under IACET's care, the IACET CEU has evolved from a quantitative measure to a hallmark of quality training and instruction. For more information on IACET, visit iacet.org.

Internet Connection

  • Broadband or High-Speed - DSL, Cable, and Wireless Connections

*Dial-Up internet connections will result in a diminished online experience. Classroom pages may load slowly and viewing large audio and video files may not be possible.

Hardware Requirements

  • Processor - 2GHz Processor or Higher
  • Memory - 1 GB RAM Minimum Recommended

 

PC Software Requirements

  • Operating Systems - Windows 7 or higher
  • Microsoft Office 2013 or higher. Also, you could use a general Word Processing application to save and open Microsoft Office formats (.doc, .docx, .xls, .xlsx, .ppt, .pptx)
  • Internet Browsers - Google Chrome is highly recommended
    • Cookies MUST be enabled
    • Pop-ups MUST be allowed (Pop-up Blocker disabled)
  • The Kindle Reader App or VitalSource Bookshelf App are needed for many of our courses (No special equipment needed. This can be downloaded for FREE onto your computer.)
  • PowerPoint Viewer (if you do not have PowerPoint)
  • Adobe PDF Reader
  • QuickTime, Windows Media Player &/or Real Player

 

MAC Software Requirements

  • Operating Systems - Mac OS x 10 or higher with Windows
  • Mac office programs or a Word Processing application to save and open Microsoft Office formats (.doc, .docx, .xls, .xlsx, .ppt, .pptx)
  • Internet Browsers- Google Chrome is highly recommended
    • Cookies MUST be enabled
    • Pop-ups MUST be allowed (Pop-up Blocker disabled)
  • The Kindle Reader App or VitalSource Bookshelf App are needed for many of our courses (No special equipment needed. This can be downloaded for FREE onto your computer.)
  • PowerPoint Viewer (if you do not have PowerPoint)
  • Adobe PDF Reader
  • Apple QuickTime Media Player