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Small Engine Repair

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Small Engine Repair

Are you good at understanding mechanics? Do you enjoy learning about how engines operate? Then Stratford's small engine repair course could be just the thing you are looking for.

Our comprehensive course can teach you about how a variety of small engines works. From lawn equipment and chain saws, to snow blowers and boats, Stratford's convenient home study program covers a wide range of information.

Whether you wish to save money by learning how to make your own repairs or are interested in starting a small engine repair business of your own, Stratford can help you gain the fundamental knowledge needed to begin.

In addition, at the completion of your program, you will receive a tool kit with multiple testers! Why wait? Enrol Today
Small Engine Repair Module 1
Basic Principles of Small Engine Repair

• Career Opportunities in the Field
• Tools and Safety
• The Basics of Small Engine Design
• Typical Small Engine Maintenance and Repair Tasks
• Some Small-Engine-Powered Machines and How They Work

Small Engine Repair Module 2
Servicing Small Gas Engines Part 1

• Safety in the Small Engine Shop
• Tools and Measuring Instruments
• Fasteners; Sealants; Gaskets
• Fundamentals of Electricity, Magnetism and Electronics
• Principles of Engine Operation
• Two-Cycle and Four-Cycle Engines
• Engine Components
• Measuring Engine Performance

Small Engine Repair Module 3
Servicing Small Gas Engines Part 2

• Fuel Supply, Air Induction and Emissions
• Carburetion
• Ignition Systems
• Lubrication Systems
• Cooling Systems
• Preventative Maintenance
• Troubleshooting
• Fuel System Servicing
• Ignition and Electrical System Servicing

Small Engine Repair Module 4
Servicing Small Gas Engines Part 3

• Engine Disassembly and Inspection
• Cylinder, Crankshaft and Piston Service
• Camshaft and Valve Train Service
• Engine Reassembly and Break-In
• Lawn and Brush Equipment
• Lawn and Garden Tractors
• Snow Throwers
• Personal Watercraft
• Career Opportunities
• Steps to Certification

BONUS! Upon graduation, you will receive the following tools and equipment at no additional cost:
• Crankcase vacuum tester
• Compression tester
• Spark tester
• Multimeter
• Small engine charging system tester

This educational program is an introductory course designed to help students gain knowledge necessary for the vocational application of this subject. Completion of this program does not fulfill the legal requirements of particular state licenses or certifications, which may require additional training or apprenticeships.

We take great pride in providing you with the most up-to-date textbooks and equipment. One or more of the above-mentioned subjects may, therefore, change if updating becomes necessary during the course of your studies. The order in which the material is presented may vary.
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Small Engine Repair Program

I’ve been wanting to be a small engine repair mechanic for years, but I did not have the time, resources or the proper place to study. Stratford provided me with such an opportunity to start my career as a small engine mechanic.

L.W. - Ontario

"The reading material was very detailed and will serve as a great reference."

P.S. - Ontario