Power Sports

Program Information

Are you interested in how engines work? The Power Equipment program prepares you for a career as a mechanic or in sales working with power sports equipment such as ATVs, motorcycles, and other sports vehicles.  Learn to diagnose, repair, and maintain engines, power transmissions, diesel motors, and more.  

Qualifying students may receive a certification in Outdoor Power Equipment. Students in this program may qualify for articulated college credit.

Power Sports Program | ACWHCC

Gary Strine

Skills You'll Learn in This Program 

  • Diagnostics, repair, and maintenance of engines
  • Power transmission repair
  • Basic equipment adjustments
  • Machinery and industrial equipment operation
  • Hydraulic systems and steering mechanisms repair
  • Basic welding techniques
  • Metal fabrication
  • Equipment refinishing
  • Braking and electrical systems
  • Tow motor safety/operation
  • Lawn and garden equipment repair/operation
  • Minor ATV repairs/maintenance


Career Opportunities

This is the program for you if you want to be a/an:

  • Self-employed mechanic
  • Equipment/parts sales representative
  • Lawn and garden equipment mechanic
  • Agricultural equipment mechanic
  • Manufacturing equipment service specialist
  • Fabrication job/shop specialist
  • ATV sales and service representative

With further training you can become a:

  • Service manager/inspector
  • Specialty mechanic
  • Factory representative
  • Engineer
  • Dealership owner

Ready to get ahead? 

Taking control of your future is easier than you think. By finishing your high school education at Ashland County-West Holmes Career Center, you put yourself ahead of your peers with field experience a normal classroom could never replicate. Apply for this program and pursue your passion today!


Power Sports Welcomes Sophomores 
Demonstrations by current students were the order of the day for sophomores who visited Power Sports during December's Sophomore Visitation.   

Seniors Present Projects 
Seniors spent a day making presentations in front of a panel of judges, describing their final projects that have been in the process for several weeks.   Nice work in restoring that tractor!  

Powering Their Way to the Future
Skills learned in the PS program can lead these graduates to good paying jobs.  Good luck in whatever you choose to do!