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General Maintenance Technician (EP) Occupational Certificate

Overview and Award Outcomes

Overview

The Marine, Motorsport and Outdoor Power Equipment program at Hennepin Technical College is divided into coursework specific to each aspect of the industry. The emphasis of the General Maintenance Technician Certificate is to provide students with the foundational skills and knowledge needed for a career pathway into more advanced level courses or into an entry-level employment in the industry.

Award Outcomes

Perform quality checks on completed work

Employ safety standards

Employ skills and procedures to identify parts

Service fuel systems

Demonstrate troubleshooting and diagnostic skills

Integrate customer service and communication skills into repair work

Career Opportunities

General Maintenance Technicians are qualified for employment in entry-level, general maintenance positions in the Marine, Motorsport and Outdoor Power Equipment industry. Graduates of this certificate can find employment as set-up and maintenance technicians for dealerships, distributers, manufacturers and maintenance facilities.

Program Requirements

Technical Studies Required 30 Credits

Course NumberCourse TitleCourse Credits
MMST1100Introduction to Marine and Motorsport Technology

3

MMST1105Introduction to Engine Theory

3

MMST1110Introduction to Fuel Systems

3

MMST1115Introduction to Electrical Systems

3

MMST1120Introduction to Ignition Systems

3

MMST1125Service Management

3

MMST1130Introduction to Drive Systems

3

MMST1145Trailer Maintenance

3

MMST2175Power Equipment Drive Systems

3

MMST2315Tune Up

3

General Education Required 0 Credits

General Education Elective 0 Credits

Technical Studies Elective 0 Credits

Total Occupational Certificate Credits 30

Semester Sequence

Offered at Eden Prairie Only

First Semester

Course NumberCourse TitleCourse Credits
MMST1100Introduction to Marine and Motorsport Technology

3

MMST1105Introduction to Engine Theory

3

MMST1110Introduction to Fuel Systems

3

MMST1115Introduction to Electrical Systems

3

MMST1130Introduction to Drive Systems

3

Total Credits  15

Second Semester

Course NumberCourse TitleCourse Credits
MMST1120Introduction to Ignition Systems

3

MMST1125Service Management

3

MMST1145Trailer Maintenance

3

MMST2175Power Equipment Drive Systems

3

MMST2315Tune Up

3

Total Credits  15

Graduation (30 Credits)

Semester listings reflect the recommended sequence.  Due to circumstances beyond our control, the information herein is subject to change without notice.

4/14/2021 : BP / EP 5409