Motorcycle and Powersports Product Repair Techniques

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Program Code: 8403

School: School of Transportation

Credential: Certificate

Program Type: Certificate program

Program Length: 2 semesters- 28 weeks

Start Date: Fall

Location: Ashtonbee Campus

Email: rsking@centennialcollege.ca

Telephone: 416-289-5000, ext.7338

The Motorcycle and Powersports Product Repair Techniques program prepares you for many aspects of the motorcycle and powersports business, greatly enhancing your employability — even if you have no previous experience.

Facilitated from the province's largest transportation training centre, Ashtonbee Campus, the Motorcycle and Powersports Product Repair Techniques courses are based on the Small Engine and Level 1 Motorcycle Technician apprenticeship curriculum, with valuable additions leading to a Centennial College certificate.

You acquire theoretical knowledge and practical skills on a wide variety of products, as well as the latest, all-important diagnostic skills. In addition to the complete range of technical training, courses cover:

  • Workplace practices
  • Welding
  • Computers
  • Customer Service
  • Communications
  • Potential certification in manufacturer parts and service online systems

Please note: The Motorcycle and Powersports Repair Techniques program will admit applicants who have successfully completed Grade 12 Workplace, College, or University entry level English.

Semester 1
Course Code Course Title Location
GNED General Education Elective Ashtonbee Campus
MCEN-119 English/Communications for Motive Power Technicians I Ashtonbee Campus
MCYC-130 Applied Work Practice & Procedure I Ashtonbee Campus
MCYC-131 Engine Systems I Ashtonbee Campus
MCYC-135 Fuel Systems I Ashtonbee Campus
MCYC-136 Electrical Systems I Ashtonbee Campus
MCYC-137 Power Trains I Ashtonbee Campus
MCYC-209 Hydraulics /Pneumatics I Ashtonbee Campus
Semester 2
Course Code Course Title Location
MCEN-209 English/Communications for Motive Power Technicians II Ashtonbee Campus
MCYC-200 Applied Work Practice & Procedure II Ashtonbee Campus
MCYC-201 Engine Systems II Ashtonbee Campus
MCYC-205 Fuel Systems II Ashtonbee Campus
MCYC-206 Electrical Systems II Ashtonbee Campus
MCYC-207 Power Trains II Ashtonbee Campus
MCYC-208 Brakes /Chassis I Ashtonbee Campus
MCYC-210 Introduction to Service Management Ashtonbee Campus

Program Highlights

  • You spend about 40 percent of the program in well-equipped labs, which are generously supported by industry donations of up-to-date equipment.
  • Motorcycle and Powersports Repair Techniques faculty members are seasoned professionals who are connected to industry and committed to your success.
  • There is an active program advisory committee that represents product manufacturers, dealers and independent repairers.
  • As a graduate, you may have an opportunity for credit towards your apprenticeship requirement.

To learn more about the industry and apprenticeships, please visit:

Career Outlook

  • Apprentice motorcycle technician
  • Apprentice small engine technician
  • Service advisor
  • Parts counter sales
  • Service department porter

Academic Requirements

  • Ontario Secondary School Diploma (OSSD) or equivalent, or mature student status (19 years or older)
  • English Grade 12 Workplace (E), College (C), or University (U), or equivalent or take the Centennial College English Skills Assessment for Admission

1. Apply Online

Are you an International Student? Apply directly to Centennial College here.

If you are applying through the Second Career Strategy, please apply at the Employment Training Centre for Second Career (Progress Campus). Second Career Strategy is a funding initiative for those who have been laid-off and are in need of training. For more information go to Second Career Strategy.

If you have previously attended a full time program at Centennial College, you may be eligible for a Program Transfer. Visit Enrolment Services at any Campus for information.

All other applicants must apply online at Ontariocolleges.ca. A non-refundable application fee of $95 must accompany applications. The fee is payable online, by telephone, online banking, by mail, or in person to Ontariocolleges.ca. For more information go to Ontariocolleges.ca Application Fees.

2. Submit Documents

Current Ontario high school students and graduates from Ontario high schools: Notify your guidance counsellor that you have applied to college and your school will forward transcripts to Centennial College via Ontariocolleges.ca.

Graduates of college/university, or high school outside Ontario but within Canada: You are responsible for requesting that your educational institute sends any required documents and transcripts to Ontariocolleges.ca.

Applicants who attended school outside of Canada: If you are submitting transcripts to meet admission requirements, you must have the transcripts assessed by an independent credential assessment agency such as World Education Services (WES) or International Credential Assessment Service (ICAS).

For more information go to Submitting your Transcripts.

3. Confirm Your Offer of Admission

Offers of Admission are sent by mail to eligible applicants. When you receive your offer, you must login to your account at Ontariocolleges.ca and confirm before the Deadline to Confirm noted in your offer letter.

You may confirm only one college and one program offer at a time.

You must confirm your offer by the Deadline to Confirm noted in your Offer of Admission letter or your seat may be given to another applicant.

When you confirm your Offer of Admission at Centennial College you are given access to your personal myCentennial account where you can check your email, grades, register for courses, pay tuition fees, and see your class timetable.

4. Pay Fees

Centennial fees statements are sent by email to your personal email account and to your myCentennial email account. Fees statements are not mailed.

You must make a minimum payment by the Fees Deadline noted in your Fees Statement or your seat may be given to another applicant.

5. Build Your Timetable (Register for Courses)

Build your timetable (web-register for courses) at my.centennialcollege.ca.

Fall registration begins mid-July
January registration begins mid-December
May registration begins mid-April

Your web-registration will not open if:

You have not submitted your minimum fee payment by the deadline
You received a Conditional Offer of Admission and you have not met the conditions of your offer.

Once you have paid your fees or have made appropriate arrangements, register for your courses online through myCentennial.

Fees noted below are estimates only. Tuition is based on two semesters, beginning Fall 2017.

Student Tuition (2 Semesters) Incidental Fees Total
Canadian $2,935.50 $1,043.00 $3,978.50
International $14,140.00 $2,326.00 $16,466.00