# CTE Resource Center - Administrative Planning Guide - Small Engine Technology I (8725/36 weeks, 140 hours)

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Virginia’s CTE Resource Center

Small Engine Technology I (8725/36 weeks, 140 hours)

Course Description

Course Code:8725
Work-based Learning:Available
Duration:36 weeks, 140 hours
Suggested Grade Levels:10–11

Students learn to safely maintain and repair small internal-combustion engines used in industries such as lawn and garden, marine, and high-performance power sports (e.g., motorcycles, ATVs). Students diagnose and service manual starting systems, ignition systems, cooling systems, and exhaust systems.

As noted in Superintendent’s Memo #058-17 (2-28-2017), this Career and Technical Education (CTE) course must maintain a maximum pupil-to-teacher ratio of 20 students to one teacher, due to safety regulations. The 2016-2018 biennial budget waiver of the teacher-to-pupil ratio staffing requirement does not apply.

Career Clusters and Pathways

For federal reporting (choose one)

  • Transportation, Distribution and Logistics
    • Facility and Mobile Equipment Maintenance
    • Transportation Operations

Available Credentials

Concentration Sequences

A combination of the course above and those below, equivalent to two 36-week courses. Students wishing to complete a specialization may take additional courses appropriate to their career pathways.

Check the course description for any course listed below, because some may have a prerequisite.