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BCIT has been delivering education in the Motorcycle and Small Engine mechanics trades sector for over 30 years. We are one of the few colleges in  Canada that offers this type of training, and we are currently the only college in BC that offers the complete apprenticeship training for the interprovincial Red Seal certification in Motorcycle Mechanics.

Part-time Courses

BCIT offers several non-credit part-time courses for Motorcycle and Small Engine owners or enthusiasts. Depending on the specific course, classes are offered either as evening-classes or Saturday full day courses.

    • MCMX 0115 – Motorcycle Maintenance 1
      This 3 Saturday course provides motorcycle owners and enthusiasts with general maintenance skills. Covers engines, suspension, brakes, tires, and electrical systems. Combines lectures, demonstrations and hands-on activities to present material. Tools and motorcycles are provided for students to perform hands-on maintenance procedures. Students may also have the opportunity to bring their own motorcycles for inspections and other minor maintenance procedures (time permitting and at the instructor’s discretion). This course is also a prerequisite for any of the Level 2 Maintenance Motorcycle single day courses.
    • MCMX 0116 Harley Davidson Motorcycle Maintenance 1
      This 8 evening course provides owners with fundamental knowledge on their Harley Davidson motorcycle. The course will focus on design, function and service procedures allowing each owner to become more familiar with their vehicle. Students learn through a combination of lecture and hands on work demonstrations in the shop. If you have always wanted to learn more about how your Harley works and feel more confident when venturing out for a ride then this is the course for you.
    • MCMX 0120 Motorcycle Maintenance Level 2: Tires and Wheels
      This 1 Saturday course provides motorcycle owners and enthusiasts with the skills needed to inspect and replace tires, repair tires and inner tubes, and balance wheels. Lectures are combined with demonstrations and hands-on training. BCIT motorcycles of various types are provided for demonstrations and hands-on activities.
    • MCMX 0121 Motorcycle Maintenance Level 2: Engines and Valve Adjustments
      This 1 Saturday course provides motorcycle owners and enthusiasts with the details of engine operation, the skills needed to evaluate engine condition and adjust valves. Lectures are combined with demonstrations and hands-on training. BCIT motorcycles of various types are provided for demonstrations and hands-on activities.
  • MCMX 0122 Motorcycle Maintenance Level 2: Clutches and Primary drives
    This 1 Saturday course provides motorcycle owners and enthusiasts with the skills needed to perform various diagnostic and maintenance procedures on clutch and primary drives. Includes clutch operation and adjustment, clutch cable and friction plate replacement, and primary chain slack check and adjustment. Lectures are combined with demonstrations and hands-on training. BCIT motorcycles of various types are provided for demonstrations and hands-on activities.
    • MCMX 0123 Motorcycle Maintenance Level 2: Final Drive systems
      This course provides motorcycle owners and enthusiasts with the skills needed to perform various diagnostic and maintenance procedures on final drive systems. Covers both chain and belt drive systems. Lectures are combined with demonstrations and hands-on training.  BCIT motorcycles of various types are provided for demonstrations and hands-on activities.

 

    • MCMX 0124 Motorcycle Maintenance Level 2: Electrical systems
      This 1 Saturday course provides motorcycle owners and enthusiasts with the skills needed to perform various diagnostic and maintenance procedures on motorcycle electrical systems. Covers electrical accessory component installations including heated grips, lamp and safety system upgrades, and battery tenders and accessory power outlets. This course also includes some basic troubleshooting and electrical wiring repair techniques. Lectures are combined with demonstrations and hands-on training. BCIT motorcycles of various types are provided for demonstrations and hands-on activities.
    • MCMX 0125 Motorcycle Maintenance Level 2: Carburetor Fuel systems
      This 1 Saturday course provides motorcycle owners and enthusiasts with the skills needed to perform various diagnostic and maintenance procedures on carburetor fuel systems such as cleaning, adjustments and carburetor synchronizations. Lectures are combined with demonstrations and hands-on training. BCIT motorcycles of various types are provided for demonstrations and hands-on activities.
    • MCMX 0126 Motorcycle Maintenance Level 2: Fuel Injection systems
      This 1 Saturday course provides motorcycle owners and enthusiasts with the skills needed to perform various diagnostic and maintenance procedures on motorcycle fuel injection systems. Lectures are combined with demonstrations and hands-on training. BCIT motorcycles of various types are provided for demonstrations and hands-on activities.
  • PEMX 0105 Small Engine Power Equipment Maintenance 1
    This 12 evening course provides small engine/power equipment owners and hobbyists with the skills necessary to perform various maintenance and repair procedures on small gasoline engine powered equipment such as lawn mowers, chainsaws, generator units with air-cooled two- and four-stroke engines. BCIT equipment of various types are provided for demonstrations and hands-on activities.

For further information, contact:

Nick Zhang
Program Coordinator, Part-time Studies & Industry Services

Tel: 604-456-8041
Email: Nicholas_Zhang@bcit.ca