(Motosport) = (Motivation + Student Engagement) X 2

The Motosport Technician program provides students with the knowledge and skills in tool and equipment operation required to maintain, repair or rebuild motorcycles, snowmobiles and all-terrain vehicles.

Motosport students

The motosport courses are very popular and at times have a waiting list. This program consists of a possible nine credits offered in grades 9 to 12. These include:

  • Motosport Essentials
  • Frames and Structure Components
  • Engine and Exhaust Technologies
  • Fuel Technologies
  • Brake and Hydraulic Systems
  • Drive Systems
  • Electronic Essentials
  • System Analysis and Repair
  • Service Application and Troubleshooting

Projects in this program have included welding and machining tasks, small engine rebuilding and complete dune buggy fabrication – talk about hands-on learning!  This is one program where students want extra credit assignments and are doing homework by practicing skills at home.

“Motosport is a valuable program because it teaches you important life skills.  It makes me want to come to school.”  - Grade 11 student

“I like taking things apart and figuring out how to put them back together.”  - Grade 9 student