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    Due to Governor Wolf's order Admiral Peary School is closed indefinitely.   Update 4/1/2020

    Gov. Wolf issues 'Stay at Home' order for all of Pennsylvania

    HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — Gov. Tom Wolf has placed all of Pennsylvania under an order to stay at home, dramatically expanding the geographic footprint of the quarantine as state officials combat the coronavirus pandemic.

    The order will last at least through April 30. Separately, schools and nonessential businesses are closed until further notice.




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Small Engine Repair



CIP Code 47.0699

Instructor: Mr. Wagstaff

Program Overview

The Small Engine Mechanics Program prepares students to apply technical knowledge and skills to repair, service, maintain and diagnose problems on a variety of small internal combustion gasoline engines and related systems used on portable power equipment such as lawn and garden equipment, chain saws, outboard motors, rototillers, snowmobiles, lawn mowers, motorcycles, personal watercraft and pumps and generators. This program includes instruction in the principles of the internal combustion engine and all systems related to the powered unit. Instruction also includes the use of technical and service manuals, state inspection code, care and use of tools and test equipment, engine tune up and maintenance, engine overhaul, troubleshooting and diagnostic techniques, drive lines and propulsion systems, electrical and electronic systems, suspension and steering systems, service operations and parts management.


Post Secondary Education

Univ. of Northwestern Ohio

PA College of Technology

WYO Tech

Ohio Technical College

Thaddeus Stevens

Williamson Free School of Mechanical Trades

Commonwealth Technical Institute


Career Opportunities

Vehicle Maintenance Mechanics

Power equipment Servicer

Small Engine Mechanic

Motorcycle Mechanic

Motorboat &Marine Equipment Mechanic

Outdoor power equipment servicer


Industrial Certifications

Outdoor Power Equipment Tech.

Auto. Service Excellence (ASE)

Emissions Inspector

Certified Safety Inspector

S/P2 Safety and Pollution Prevention


Advanced Credit

To be announced


Statewide Articulation Agreements


Contact Us
Admiral Peary Area Vocational Technical School
948 Ben Franklin Hwy
Ebensburg, PA 15931
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Phone: (814) 472-6490
Fax: (814) 472-6494