Our program will teach you valuable knowledge and skills in repairing and maintaining your motorcycle. Whether you are looking to save on costly repair bills or seeking a career as a motorcycle repair mechanic or technician, our classes teach learning theory, maintenance, and repair of today’s motorcycles and their components. Keeping your bike in a safe riding condition is important to your health and safety, and anyone who owns a motorcycle will greatly benefit from the knowledge learned in our program.


 Students who successfully complete the following courses will be eligible to receive the certificate:

  • MOT-300: Basic Motorcycle Maintenance.
  • MOT-301: Motorcycle Mechanics and Repair.

Program Requirements:

Participants must be at least 16 years of age or older to register for this program.

MOT-300 Basic Motorcycle Maintenance

This course covers the fundamentals of performing basic maintenance and inspections on your motorcycle. The course will help the beginner understand the importance of maintaining a motorcycle in top running condition to enjoy safe, trouble-free riding. Topics include pre-ride safety inspection, maintenance schedules, record keeping, basic tools, cleaning, storing and winterizing, performing an oil change, checking wheels, tire pressure, and brakes, chain and cable adjustment, fluid levels, the owner’s manual, changing bulbs and dealer relations. Students should bring their motorcycle owner’s manual to class.

Two sessions, $85*.

Summer 2024

SYN# 07464    06/25/2024-06/27/2024

Lecture on Tuesday and Thursday from 6–9 p.m.

Largo Campus, Annex C, Room 002

Fall 2024

SYN# 11479    10/15/2024-10/17/2024

Lecture on Tuesday and Thursday from 6–9 p.m.

Largo Campus, Annex C, Room 002

MOT-301 Motorcycle Mechanics & Repair

This entry-level motorcycle technician course is designed to teach students the fundamentals of motorcycle maintenance and repair. Students will be shown how to inspect a motorcycle and conduct light repairs, such as replacing head bearings, wheel bearings, chains, and clutch. They will also learn about lubrication and coolant system service, tire replacement, and electrical diagnoses and repair.  

Eight sessions, $340* (includes a $40 lab fee).

Suggested textbook: "Modern Motorcycle Technology, Third Edition" by Edward Abdo.
ISBN-13: 978-1-305-49745-0 (See instructor on the first day of class).
Summer 2024

SYN #07459  08/19/2024-08/28/2024

Lecture on Monday, Tuesday, and Wednesday from 6–10:15 p.m.

Largo Campus, Annex C, Room 002.

Fall 2024

SYN #11486  11/11/2024-12/09/2024  

Lecture on Monday and Wednesdays from 6:00 - 9:00 p.m.

Largo Campus, Annex C, Room 002.




Successful completion of both courses earns a Continuing Education certificate.

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Contact Information

Phone: 301-546-0062
Email: tdi@pgcc.edu