PowerSports Technology


The powersports industry is booming, and SIC’s PowerSports Technology program will prepare you for a career in the maintenance and repair of side-by-sides, 4-wheelers, gators, and other ATVs and UTVs.

At SIC, you will receive hands-on instruction with current technology and one-on-one attention with small class sizes. Learn to diagnose, adjust, repair, or overhaul small engines as well as other systems that power recreational vehicles.

Polaris University

SIC is part of the Polaris Technical School Partnership Program. Students enrolled have the opportunity to receive Bronze and Silver level certifications through the University of Polaris.

SIC is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission and the National Automotive Technicians Education Foundation (NATEF). All SIC instructors are Automotive Service Excellence (ASE) Master certified.

Featured Subjects

  • MC/ATV/UTV Electronics
  • Fuel Systems
  • Basic Internal Combustion Engines
  • Fuel Systems
  • Basic Mechanical Skills

Employment Opportunities

Our program is guided by an advisory board composed of local and regional industry members who review our curriculum, ensuring that students are learning current skills needed by employers. SIC works directly with area dealerships for internship placement and anticipates high job placement rate for graduates.

Or maybe you plan to own your own powersports maintenance/repair business. If so, the Workforce & Illinois Small Business Development Center (WISBDC) at Southeastern Illinois College can help you get started!

According to the U.S. Department of Labor’s Occupational Outlook Handbook, employment of small engine mechanics is projected to grow 10.3 percent from 2016 to 2026, which is as faster than average for all occupations. The median annual wage for small engine mechanics was $35,280 in 2016.

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Curriculum Guide

PowerSports Technology Certificate

Check out this news clip about the PowerSports on WSIL TV3!

Interested students can also contact our SIC Recruiter at 618-252-5400 ext. 2245 or email