Small Engine Technology I


The Small Engine Technology I course includes knowledge of the function and maintenance of the systems and components of all types of small engines such as outdoor power equipment, motorcycles, generators and irrigation engines. This course is designed to provide training for employment in the small engine technology industry. Instructional materials include repair and service of cooling, fuel, lubricating, electrical, ignition and mechanical systems.

SAMPLE LESSON | Four-Stroke Engine: Overview

Each lesson includes media-rich presentations, a pre-made lesson plan, assessments and engaging real-world projects and activities. To get an idea of what iCEV offers, explore the sample lesson and resources below.


  • Personal & Occupational Health & Safety
  • Basic Shop Safety           
  • Math & Measurement in Engine Technology
  • Laws & Regulations in the Engine Service Industry  
  • Engine Industry Documents     
  • Principles of Internal Combustion Engines    
  • Four-Stroke Engine: Over         
  • Four-Stroke Engine: Components & Operation
  • Four-Stroke Engine: Fuel System
  • Four-Stroke Engine: Emissions System  
  • Four-Stroke Engine: Electrical System
  • Four-Stroke Engine: Governor Systems
  • Four-Stroke Engine: Servicing & Troubleshooting
  • Small Engine Tools, Parts & Equipment: Identification & Operation
  • Small Gas Engine Technology: Understanding Basic Systems
  • Small Gas Engine: Assembly Procedures
  • Small Gas Engine: Disassembly Procedures
  • Developing & Managing Preventative Maintenance Plans
  • Small Engine Technology: Troubleshooting, Repair, Service & Maintenance
  • Electronic Applications  
  • Emerging Technologies in the Engine Service Industry
  • Geographic Information Systems (GIS) & Global Positioning Systems (GPS)
  • Skills for Real World Survival   
  • Jobs, Careers & Education         
  • Formulas for Career Success: Career Testing & Investigation
  • Internships 101: The Importance of Internships
  • Formulas for Career Success: Higher Learning 
  • Employability Skills        
  • Citizenship Basics           
  • Emily Post, Who?            
  • Dressing, Emily Post Style         
  • Written Communication Practices       
  • Public Speaking Basics  
  • Extemporaneous Speaking       
  • Workplace Issues