LUBBOCK, Texas (Jan. 18, 2017) – To address the need for formal training opportunities and the shortage of qualified technicians in the small engine and power equipment industry, Equipment & Engine Training Council (EETC) developed the Principles of Small Engine Technology Certification

Endorsed by the EETC, the Principles of Small Engine Technology Certification verifies competency in industry-standard equipment and tools needed to begin entry-level careers in the outdoor power equipment industry. Certification earners have acquired the basic knowledge and skills necessary to troubleshoot, repair, service and maintain 4-stroke small engines. 

“We strive to provide relevant and meaningful training opportunities for students providing them the first step on the pathway to a career within the power equipment industry,” said Erik Sides, executive director of EETC. “Working with CEV Multimedia to offer a new student certification shows our dedication to help address the growing need for skilled technicians in our industry.”

The certification can be accessed through iCEV, an online learning platform offering practical, interactive learning with professional demonstrations, to prepare students for post-secondary education and high-skill, high-demand careers. Educators can quickly monitor, track and engage students directly through the platform’s interactive lessons.

“EETC brings valuable expertise and knowledge from a network of small engine and power equipment manufacturers that will surely benefit students’ seeking a career in the industry, said Dusty Moore, iCEV president.

For more information about the industry certifications, tested for on iCEV, please visit www.icevonline.com/smallengine.



About CEV Multimedia
With 35 years of experience, CEV specializes in providing quality Career & Technical Education (CTE) curriculum and education resources for several major subject areas: Agricultural Science and Technology, Family & Consumer Sciences, Business Education, Marketing Education, Trade and Industrial Education, Health Science, Law Enforcement and Career Exploration. CEV received the U.S Chamber of Commerce’s Blue Ribbon Small Business Award in 2012 and has been honored numerous times for its excellence in content creation and exemplary business practices. In 2012, CEV introduced iCEV, an online platform revolutionizing the way CEV produces and delivers educational content. iCEV is the most comprehensive online resource for CTE educators and students offering learning-on-demand features, video clips streaming and testing and grading capabilities to any device with Internet capabilities. Additionally, iCEV tests for industry-valued certifications. Recognized companies and trade associations, such as Southwest Airlines, the American Meat Science Association and Elanco, utilize iCEV as the testing platform for their certifications. For more information, visit www.icevonline.com.

About Equipment & Engine Training Council
The Equipment & Engine Training Council is a non-profit association addressing the critical shortage of service technicians through its school accreditation and EETC technician certification programs. The EETC is a member in good standing of the National Certification Commission. To learn more about the EETC, visit www.eetc.org.