This one-year post-secondary certificate program prepares graduates for a career as an Apprentice Small Engine Mechanic working in the Small Engine Industry or in the Rent-all industry. This program offers a concentrated look at 2 and 4-cycle engine principles and design as well as a detailed look at many other small engine type equipment systems. There is a significant hands-on component that will allow individuals to develop practical skills to meet the current needs of the small engine industry. The Small Engine Mechanic program exposes students to the wide world of small engine equipment repairs.
Why choose Georgian?
This program is located at the Midland Campus, in the Skilled Trades Centre featuring a state-of-the-art running engine lab. Georgian College is well-known to the small engine industry as a source for future technicians as well as, a centre for continued training with connections and affiliations with engine manufactures. Many manufactures, dealers and technicians continue to attend Georgian through corporate training classes and apprenticeship training.
- Rent-all technicians
- Customer service
- Sales and operations
- Basic hand tool function and tool fabrication project
- Disassemble, inspect, reassemble and run a 4-stroke engine
- Disassemble and run a 2-cycle engine
- Engine electrical projects including
- Ignition systems
- Starting systems and charging systems
- Snowmobiles, ATV’s, lawn tractors and snow blowers are only a few of the projects
- Diesel engines and fuel systems and electrical system projects
Industry supporters and donors
- MTD Canada
- Power Source Canada (Briggs and Stratton)
- Customer service specialist
- Self-employment opportunities
- Rent-all business employee
Entry level salary range: $12.00-$15.00 / hour