Occupation Overview

Small Engine Technician/Outdoor Power Equipment Technician

CARSability breaks down a Small Engine Technician/Outdoor Power Equipment Technician's knowledge into seven broad categories.

  • Engine
  • Fuel System
  • Electrical
  • Drive Train
  • Brakes, Wheels and Tires
  • Steering and Suspension
  • General Work and Safety Practices

Small Engine Technician/Outdoor Power Equipment Technician assessments address the following topics in depth.

  • Cylinder head and valve train
  • Lubrication system
  • Rod and crankshaft
  • Cylinder/Crankcase
  • Cooling system
  • Fuel injection
  • Carburetor
  • Fuel delivery system
  • Air delivery system
  • Exhaust system
  • Ignition
  • Battery and charging
  • Starting
  • Lights and accessories
  • Clutch
  • Transaxle
  • Fluid drive
  • Shaft or gear drive
  • Chain/belt drive
  • Friction wheel
  • Direct drive
  • Brakes
  • Wheels
  • Tires
  • Steering
  • Suspension
  • Frame
  • Body
  • Controls
  • General work and safety practices

Occupation Development

CARSability was developed using an in-depth analysis of each occupation in the automotive industry. This detailed approach was applied to all asspects of the tool and allows CARSability to generate unsurpassed skills assessment results and to pin-point exact training recommendations. To read more about CARSability please follow the links below: