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Outdoor Power Equipment

Training Program

Credential(s) Offered

Employment, Measurable skills gain

Method of Delivery

Hybrid or blended

When offered

Daytime Hours

Instructional Program (CIP)

Mechanics and Repairers, General. 470000

Description

The power sports industry, involving ATVs and UTVs, and turf equipment management are rapidly-growing fields. When something breaks, it needs to be fixed right. Local employers have expressed a need for mechanics with specific skills in turf equipment, small engine repair and outdoor power equipment to maintain and repair professional, commercial and recreational equipment.


Students can be trained and ready for a job in this industry in less than a year.


The technical certificate in Outdoor Power Equipment is a two-semester program that provides students with skills necessary for a variety of jobs in the outdoor equipment and small engine career field. The program provides entry level knowledge and skills to set up, operate, and maintain outdoor equipment and technologies commonly used in the industry, including but not limited to mowing equipment, spraying equipment, small engines, ATV’s, and UTV’s. The 31-credit hour program of study provides students with a technical certificate credential and preparation for future employment in this high demand field.

Details

Hours

31

Entrance Requirements

High School Diploma or Equivalent

School

NORTH ARKANSAS COLLEGE - NAC (NORTH CAMPUS AND SOUTH CAMPUS)

WIOA Approved Program

Yes

Training Location(s)

1515 Pioneer Drive, Harrison, Arkansas

Local WIB

5025 - Northwest

Type of financial aid offered or have access to

Pell Grant

Refund Policy

  • Before 4:00 PM on the 5th weekday after the start (2nd day-summer term) 100% of the semester
  • Before 4:00 PM on the 10th weekday after the start (3rd day-summer term) 75% of the semester
  • Before 4:00 PM on the 15th weekday after the start (4th day-summer term) 50% of the semester
  • After 4:00 PM on the 15th weekday after the start none of the semester

Is the proposed curriculum currently certified by an accrediting agency or similar national standardization program?

No

Is this proposed curriculum considered a nontraditional program of training services for women?

No

Is this proposed curriculum considered a nontraditional program of training services for men?

No

Cost Items

Books (Estimated)

$314.12

In-State/District Tuition

$3,968.00

Total In-State Program Cost

$4,282.12

Demand Occupation(s)

49-3053.00Outdoor Power Equipment and Other Small Engine Mechanics
$0.00 per hour

Provider Status

Approved

Address

1515 Pioneer Drive, Harrison, Arkansas 72601

Phone Number

(870) 391-3181

Web Address

http://www.northark.edu

Last Updated

May 11, 2021

Created

May 04, 2021