Small Engine Repair Class
Surry Community College will offer a Small Engine Mechanic class beginning July 30 and ending December 20. This course is designed to provide the student with hands-on knowledge of engine rebuilding to manufacturer's specifications. The student will learn how to completely disassemble engines and check for manufacturer's specifications and reassemble. Emphasis will be placed on the proper use of specialized tools and testing equipment.
Upon completion, students will be able to explain operating principles of engines, know major parts of engines, work safely in the shop, explain how force work and torque are related to horsepower, define horsepower, list and explain combustion chamber designs, properly run rack, time injectors, adjust values, and adjust governors.
Small engine repair skills are needed by industrial maintenance personnel, farmers, homeowners, and self-employed individuals.
The class will meet on Monday and Thursday nights from 6:30 p.m. to 9:30 p.m. on the Dobson campus in the V building, room 114. Tuition is $178. North Carolina residents age 65 and older will only pay $3. Registration and payment of tuition are due prior to the first day of class. The instructor is Bernays White.
If you are interested in taking this class, please call Sonnie Hardy at (336) 386-3229 or Terri Cockerham at (336) 386-3244.