Motive Power Techniques - Motorcycle and Power Sport Vehicles Repair

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Courses - September 2022

Level 1

Course Details

College Reading & Writing Skills
COMM1085

Description:

This course introduces students to the reading, writing, and critical thinking skills needed for academic and workplace success. Students will analyse a variety of texts and apply the steps of planning, writing, and revising to produce writing that meets the expectations of selected audiences and purposes. The course prepares students for college-level writing tasks, research, and documentation by asking them to produce clear, informed, and purposeful documents relevant to both academic and professional contexts.

  • Hours: 42
  • Credits: 3
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Conestoga 101
CON0101

Description:

This self-directed course focuses on introducing new students to the supports, services, and opportunities available at Conestoga College. By the end of this course, students will understand the academic expectations of the Conestoga learning environment, as well as the supports available to ensure their academic success. Students will also be able to identify on-campus services that support their health and wellness, and explore ways to get actively involved in the Conestoga community through co-curricular learning opportunities.

  • Hours: 1
  • Credits: 0
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Applied Mathematics
MATH1830

Description:

This course is an applied mathematics course enabling the student to utilize arithmetic, algebra, trigonometry and geometry to solve technically oriented problems. This course is designed to develop a proficiency in mathematics necessary for subsequent courses in the Motive Power trades. The course covers both vocational (job oriented) and generic skills (written, analytical and problem-solving).

  • Hours: 42
  • Credits: 3
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Introduction to Motorcycle and Power Sport Vehicles Service and Repair
MOTV1077

Description:

In this course the student will be given an overview of motorcycle, power sport vehicle, and small engine systems, motive power safety and WHMIS, in addition to operation and interpretation of precision measuring tools and meters. The basic functions and usage of trade related hand and power tools, and a basic understanding of hydraulic operations in an applicable trade format will be covered. A major component of this course will deal with part and component identification and location.

  • Hours: 168
  • Credits: 8
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Motorcycle Repair Practices
MOTV1087

Description:

This course will cover the fundamentals of trade workshop practices and procedures, including the construction, operating principles, testing and servicing of tools and equipment, bearings, seals and sealants, and fasteners.

  • Hours: 28
  • Credits: 2
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Drawings, Schematics and Basic Electricity
MOTV1210

Description:

This course will introduce the student to basic electrical theory, electrical laws, test equipment, and schematic diagrams and symbols.

  • Hours: 28
  • Credits: 2
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Level 2

Course Details

Career Launch
CDEV1820

Description:

This course prepares students to conduct an effective job search. Students will explore labour market trends to uncover the hidden job market. Students will learn to identify their transferable skills and market them effectively. They will create targeted resumes and cover letters aimed at employers in their field. Students will learn strategies to communicate their skills effectively in an interview. They will explore the skills, attitudes and expectations needed to successfully transition into the workplace. Throughout the duration of this course, a personalized job search plan will be created to support their future career goals.

  • Hours: 14
  • Credits: 1
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Motorcycle Engines
MOTV1661

Description:

In the course students will demonstrate a basic knowledge of the construction, operating principles, testing and servicing of 2 and 4-stroke internal combustion engines and assemblies, cylinder heads and valve trains, lubrication systems, cooling systems, and intake and exhaust systems.

  • Hours: 70
  • Credits: 5
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Motorcycle Power Trains
MOTV1671

Description:

In this course students will learn how to remove, diagnose, repair and install variable ratio belt drive systems and final drive units, in accordance with government safety regulations, manufacturers' recommendations/specifications and approved industry standards.

  • Hours: 42
  • Credits: 3
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Motorcycle Brakes and Chassis
MOTV1681

Description:

In this course students will demonstrate a basic working knowledge of the construction, operating principles, testing and servicing of motorcycle hydraulic brake systems. They will also demonstrate a working knowledge of the construction, operating principles, testing and servicing of motorcycle chassis systems including steering and suspension systems.

  • Hours: 42
  • Credits: 3
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Motorcycle Electrical/Electronic and Fuel Systems
MOTV1691

Description:

In this course students will demonstrate a basic working knowledge of the construction, operating principles, testing and servicing of motorcycle electrical system circuits and components, electromagnetic devices and motors, cranking and charging systems, lead acid batteries, electrical laws and calculations, and electrical test equipment. In addition, students will demonstrate a working knowledge of the construction, operating principles, testing and servicing of motorcycle fuel systems, fuel switches, air induction and carburetors.

  • Hours: 70
  • Credits: 5
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Power Sport Vehicles Steering, Chassis and Propulsion
MOTV1715

Description:

In this course, students will demonstrate a basic working knowledge of the construction, operating principles, testing and servicing of power sport vehicles propulsion systems. They will also demonstrate a working knowledge of the construction, operating principles, testing and servicing of power sport vehicles chassis systems including steering and suspension systems.

  • Hours: 28
  • Credits: 2
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Welding for Motive Power
WELD1610

Description:

In this course the student will learn the fundamentals of the Shielded Metal Arc Welding (SMAW) and Gas Metal Arc Welding (GMAW) processes as well as oxy-fuel welding and cutting. Topics include safe operating principles, applications, equipment set up and troubleshooting.

  • Hours: 28
  • Credits: 2
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Program outcomes

  1. Identify basic motorcycle and power sport vehicle system problems by using critical thinking skills and strategies and by applying fundamental knowledge of motor vehicle operation, components, and their interrelationships.
  2. Identify, inspect, and test basic motorcycle and power sport vehicle engine components and systems in compliance with manufacturers' recommendations.
  3. Identify, inspect, and test basic motorcycle and power sport vehicle electrical, electronic, and fuel components and systems in compliance with manufacturers' recommendations.
  4. Identify, inspect, and test basic motorcycle and power sport vehicle drive train components and systems in compliance with manufacturers' recommendations.
  5. Identify, inspect, and test basic motorcycle and power sport vehicle suspension, steering, and brake components and systems in compliance with manufacturers' recommendations.
  6. Disassemble and reassemble components to required specifications by applying workshop skills and knowledge of basic shop practices.
  7. Select and use a variety of test equipment to assess basic electronic circuits, motorcycle and power sport vehicle systems, and subsystems.
  8. Apply basic knowledge of hydraulics and pneumatics to the testing and inspection of basic motorcycle and power sport vehicle systems and subsystems.
  9. Use information technology and computer skills to access data concerning repair procedures and manufacturers' updates.
  10. Prepare logs, records, and documentation to appropriate standards.
  11. Apply business practices and communication skills to improve customer service.
  12. Develop and use personal and professional strategies and plans to improve professional growth, job performance, and work relationships.
  13. Complete all assigned work in compliance with occupational, health, safety, and environmental law; established policies and procedures; codes and regulations; and in accordance with ethical principles.
  14. Apply basic knowledge of the operating principles to motorcycle and power sport vehicles systems, subsystems and related components.
  15. Perform soldering operations; welding and cutting using oxy-fuel; and welding using GMAW.