Motorcycle Repair

CampusStart Date
MonctonSeptember 2018

Program Overview

Motorcycle Mechanics find freedom and adventure in working with vehicles outside of the box. They diagnose and repair motorcycle systems, including: two and four stroke engines, carburetion, fuel injection and electrical systems. You’ll learn how to inspect, service and repair motorcycles, all-terrain vehicles and other related equipment. The open road of career possibility is waiting for you. Motorcycles are used all over the world and skilled service technicians are wanted.


Duration

This program requires 40 weeks of instruction.


Admission Requirements

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  • High School Diploma or Adult High School Diploma or GED Diploma of High School Equivalency

    (NB Francophone High School Math Equivalencies)


    Career Possibilities

    Graduates of the program may be employed in dealerships, retail sales and service, or be self-employed in the service and repair of motorcycles, all-terrain vehicles and snowmobiles.

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    NOC Codes

    7334 - Motorcycle, all-terrain vehicle and other related mechanics
    7335 - Other small engine and small equipment repairers


    What you will learn

    • Workplace Safety
    • Electrical and Electronic Systems
    • Engine Maintenance
    • Engines and Engine Components
    • Brakes, Wheels and Tires
    • Transmissions
    • Vehicle Service
    • Chassis
    • Welding and Cutting


    Program Courses

    This year's courses are still under development. Showing 2017's courses for reference.

    The purpose of this course is to refresh skills in mathematics developed through secondary programs in areas deemed essential for the successful completion of the program. Although the topics covered in this course are common to any math program, every effort is made to illustrate their usage in the trades’ professions.

    Students acquire skills in the service and repair of electrical systems in vehicles and demonstrate knowledge of starter motor principles and the theory of operation. They are required to diagnose electrical system mal-functions, and plan and carry out repairs.

    Prerequisites:

    • SECU1194G

    This course introduces students to proper applications of basic electrical and electronic principles and to proper handling and usage of batteries.

    Prerequisites:

    • SECU1194G
    • SECU1002

    The purpose of this practicum is to provide students with a direct, supervised practical experience. Such an experience enables students to apply the knowledge acquired during their training directly to their field of study. The applied work experience exposes the students to the trade environment and participants are expected to become members of the team in the industry site to which they are attached.

    This course provides an introduction to the meaning of community service.  Students learn how community service can enhance a student’s educational experience, personal growth, employability, and civic responsibility. Students participate in one day of volunteering to enhance their understanding of civic responsibility and to help the New Brunswick Community College realize its vision of transforming lives and communities. 

    In this course, students focus on applying communication skills in reading, writing, speaking, document use, and critical thinking to make occupation-specific communication effective and efficient while developing computer-related skills necessary to be successful in college and on the job.
     
     

    In this course, students focus on acquiring job search skills to gain a work-term placement as well as employment while also, developing interpersonal communication skills needed to grow their career.
     

    This course is designed to review the essential applied science skills that are taught in related courses.

    This course instructs students on the proper use of hand tools and shop equipment. They are also introduced to the proper use of fasteners, tubing and fittings. Motor Vehicle Body Repairer and Painter students also learn the safe use of hydraulic body jacks.

    Prerequisites:

    • SECU1194G

    This course is intended to provide the students with the knowledge required to function safely in their work environment. Included within this course are the specific WorkSafeNB competencies required for all NBCC graduates. Participants cover the safety and security standards required on the job so that they are aware of potential hazards and can prevent them.

    The safety procedures introduced in the course focus on preparing the students to function efficiently and safely as they get more practice and applied knowledge specific to their trade.

    This course instructs students on the safe maintenance procedures for engines.

    Prerequisites:

    • SECU1194G

    This course instructs students on the service and repair of transmissions.

    Prerequisites:

    • SECU1194G

    This course introduces students to vehicle components (option specific); service information systems; start, move, and park procedures; and the proper procedures for vehicle lubrication.

    Prerequisites:

    • SECU1194G

    This course instructs on the principles and operation of internal combustion engines and related systems including gaskets, seals, sealers, and bearings. Students will acquire the skills necessary to disassemble and assemble an engine; and service, inspect, and repair cooling, air filtration, and exhaust systems.

    Prerequisites:

    • SECU1194G

    This course teaches students proper procedures of operation, service, repair, and maintenance of air intake and carburetor systems used on 2 and 4-cycle engines.

    Prerequisites:

    • SECU1194G

    This course teaches students the basics of hydraulic principles, along with proper procedures of inspecting, repairing and maintaining braking systems, wheels and tires.

    Prerequisites:

    • SECU1194G

    This course instructs students on the service and repair of chasis systems. Pre-delivery inspection of motorcycles is also included.

    Prerequisites:

    • SECU1194G

    This course teaches students how to properly perform oxy-fuel and metal inert gas (MIG) welding.

    Prerequisites:

    • SECU1194G


    Specific Considerations

    Consider completing the "Gearing Up" motorcycle training course offered by Safety Services New Brunswick to increase employment potential.


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