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  • Two students work on repairing a motorcycle.Acquire the skills necessary to obtain knowledge and hands-on experience to work on today’s sophisticated vehicles.
  • Receive training in order to obtain your PA State Inspection certifications.
  • Apply the skills learned to perform factory maintenance and repair of factory machinery.
  • Develop and apply the skills needed to perform repairs on equipment from lawn care machines to small diesel engines and motorcycles.

A student repairs a Suzuki motorcycle.Job Titles – Career Pathways
41-2022   Parts Salespersons
49-3051   Motorboat Mechanics
49-3052   Motorcycle Mechanics
49-3053   Outdoor Power Equipment and Other Small Engine Mechanics
49-9071   Maintenance and Repair Workers, General

CTC knowledge transfers to college credits at:
Commonwealth Technical Institute
Pennsylvania College of Technology

Two students repair an ATV.Student Certifications
NOCTI – National Occupational Competency Testing Institute Certification
* Small Engine Technology
Pennsylvania State Certified Emissions Inspector
Pennsylvania State Certified Safety Inspector, Cat I
Pennsylvania State Certified Safety Inspector, Cat II
Pennsylvania State Certified Safety Inspector, Cat III
Outdoor Power Equipment Technician Certification
Forklift Certification

A student performs maintenance on a lawn mower.Accreditations
EETC – Equipment Engine & Training Council


For more detailed information about this program, including the grading policy, task list, etc., please refer to the course syllabus.

Mr. Miller, Motorcycle, Marine, and Small Engine Technology instructorInstructor  – Mr. Paul E. Miller

My entire career revolves around the maintenance and repair of all types of motorized vehicles. Upon graduation from high school, I attended and earned my certification in auto and diesel repair technology. After working as a lead diesel mechanic for 13 years, I operated my own repair station for five years. My work experience includes factory machine maintenance, diesel- and gas-powered equipment, as well as boats and motorcycles. I currently hold a Voc Ed II degree for technical education from Temple University.

Degree in diesel technology from MTA School
Safety Inspector Instructor
State Emission Instructor

Certifications and Awards
Two-stroke engine and four-stroke engine certifications from EETC
Certified Inspection Mechanic for motorcycles, cars, and trucks
Certified PA Emission Inspector

Work Experience
Diesel and motorcycle mechanic for more than 20 years.

Hire Date: 2007

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The Reading Muhlenberg CTC does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, age, creed, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, ancestry, national
origin, immigration status, primary language, marital status, pregnancy or handicap/disability in its education programs, activities, and/or employment.

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