Continuing Education

Recreational Powersports Mechanics (RPM) Courses

Campus

The location where your NAIT courses will be held.

Credential

The type of certification you will earn after completing your program.

  • Certificate Achievement - An approved non-credit program that has a formal summative assessment component, has mappped program or course outcomes, and is subject to a regular quality curriculum review process.
  • Certificate Completion - A non-credit program that has no formal summative assessment component and is subject to a regular quality curriculum review process.
  • Continuing Education/Non-Credit - NAIT offers a wide range of non-credit programs and courses for personal and professional development in a number of interesting and exciting fields. These options are great for people who may be working but are interested in studying as well.

Delivery Options

The flexible schedule options for this course including time of day and full/part-time.

  • On-Campus Day - Your course activity is done in-person Monday - Friday, before 5 PM.
  • On-Campus Evening/Weekend - Your course activity is done in-person on weekdays from 5 PM or later, or Saturdays and Sundays.
  • Online Day - Your course activity is done online Monday - Friday, before 5 PM.
  • Online Evening/Weekend - Your course activity is done online on weekdays from 5 PM or later, or Saturdays and Sundays.
  • Online Flexible Delivery - Your course activity is not scheduled and therefore you can determine when to do the coursework.
  • Both On-Campus and Virtual - Some of your coursework will be in-person, on campus and some will be done online.

Hit the road, trail or open water!

Do you have an interest in small engine repair, mechanics or maintaining equipment? If you own a recreational vehicle or are a hobbyist looking to improve your skills and knowledge, NAIT's Recreational Powersports Mechanics (RPM) courses offer a range of training opportunities.

Our courses relate to a wide range of vehicles including motorcycles, boats, personal watercraft, snowmobiles and other recreational equipment. The courses generally focus on small engine repair, service and maintenance that will allow you to hit the road, water or trail with confidence in your ride.

In class, study small engines with knowledgeable instructors who will inform you of small engine design, operation, maintenance and troubleshooting. You will also spend time in our fully equipped shop disassembling and reassembling engines and components. With shop practice, you will be able to tackle your own repairs and confidently discuss maintenance with mechanics.

Certification

Students must successfully complete all required courses within the certificate of their choice to be eligible for a Certificate of Achievement. Students must apply for the certificate by completing a Request for Certification form (pdf) and returning the completed form to continuingeducation@nait.ca.

If you wish to request a Recognition of Prior Learning for past education or work experience, please email ced_ast@nait.ca.

Courses