Do you like working with your hands and taking things apart? Do you love tinkering with your motorcycle, boat or lawn equipment but wish you knew more about it?

In the Engine Technology program, offered at Cedar Valley College, you’ll be able to go right to work or start on your next engine project with:

  • Up-to-date troubleshooting and repair techniques
  • Mechanical theory plus hands-on experience
  • A solid foundation in engine transmissions, electrical systems, troubleshooting and tuneup procedures

Engine Technology At-A-Glance


What Can I Earn?

These rates are entry hourly wages for the following Engine Technology jobs in the Dallas-Fort Worth area.

Please review current job openings and contact your advisor to review your options.

All data gathered for Dallas/Fort Worth.
Source: DCCCD Labor Market Intelligence

Engine Technology Degree and Certificate Options

Cedar Valley College is the only college of DCCCD to offer the Engine Technology program. Find out more about awards and certificates in Engine Technology.

Why is This a Good Career Bet? 

A large metropolitan area such as the DFW metroplex offers a wide variety of jobs in motorcycle, marine and small engine repair in small to large sales and repair facilities.  

CareerOneStop, sponsored by the U.S. Department of Labor, projects job growth of 27% for motorcycle mechanics, 20% for boat mechanics and 21% for other small engine mechanics over the next decade.  

Find out more about careers in Engine Technology.