If speed, horse power and torque get your adrenaline pumping, consider turning your love of engines into a successful career. High-Performance Engine Machinists work in an exciting and rapidly changing industry. In this 17-credit certificate, you will learn the theory and techniques behind a variety of engine-machining processes, centered around machining engine blocks and cylinder heads for performance applications.
Graduates are qualified to pursue careers as assistants to pit crew mechanics or engine machinists in a variety of motorsports such as dirt track racing, NASCAR, circle track, rally racing and other race circuits.
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All credits earned through the certificate may be applied toward the High-Performance Engine Machinist diploma.
A student may be required to enroll in college readiness courses in reading, writing and math. A student’s scores on the Accuplacer assessment will determine enrollment in college readiness courses. The purpose of college readiness courses is to prepare students for the demands of a college-level curriculum. Credits may vary.
|Course #||Course Name||Credit|
|MOTO 2225||Motorsports Fabrication I||2|
|HPEM 1200||Lathe and Mill Operations||2|
|HPEM 1202||Cylinder Head Machining||4|
|HPEM 1204||Theory of Cylinder Head||2|
|HPEM 1206||Theory of Lower Engine Machining||2|
|HPEM 1207||Lower Engine Machining||5|
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