Motorcycle and Marine Technology

Accelerate your skills with motorcycle and marine technologies.

Students in the Motorcycle and Marine Technology program prepare for careers in the power sports industry that includes working on motorcycles, quads (ATV), side by sides (UTV)  and outboard engines.  The program covers all areas of technology including electrical, fuel injection, carburetion, engines, power trains, suspension and chassis.  Bates Technical College graduates find careers working at dealerships, independent shops, custom shops, marinas and self employment.

Contact Information:

Brandon Held, Career Advisor

South Campus

7:30AM - 4:00PM

Program Affiliations:

  • The logo for Yamaha Motorsports
  • The logo for SkillsUSA

More about the program:

Students in the program prepare for careers in the power sports and power equipment industries. Technicians in these areas maintain and repair a variety of two- and four-cycle engines, power trains, and chassis.

Power Sports: Maintenance and repair of power sports vehicles such as motorcycles, sport utility vehicles, all-terrain vehicles, personal watercraft, and boats for employment in dealerships, independent repair shops, and self-employment.

 

Degrees & Certificates:

  • AAS: Motorcycle and Marine Technology
  • Certificate of Competency: Chassis and Electrical
  • Certificate of Competency: Engine and Electrical
  • Certificate of Competency: Engines and Electrical Technician E/E
  • CIP: 47.0606 EPC: 856

Program Lengths:

  • AAS degree program length: 6 Quarters
  • Certificate of Competency: 1-4 Quarters

Faculty and Other Contact Information:

Matt Spitzer

253.680.7476

mspitzer@batestech.edu

Note: Information is accurate as of its original posting date. The college reserves the right to edit, change, or update information as needed throughout the year. Up-to-date information is available in Student Services.

No eligibility requirements have been provided.

Tuition and Fees

At Bates, our tuition is affordable and there are options to help make it even easier to gain an education. Federal aid is available for many of our students. Scholarships are also available through the Bates Foundation.

See if you qualify for other funding through our special funding programs with the Workforce Education office.

  • National Median Salary: $37,600
  • National Potential Annual Job Openings: 1,700

This information is based on data from O*Net, captured on June 2021.

No accreditation or related information have been provided.

No forms have been provided.

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