Outdoor Power Equipment

Mission

The Outdoor Power Equipment program is dedicated to improving the skills of both novice and experienced technicians through increased fundamental and technical knowledge while learning in a shop environment with hands-on repair of consumer, commercial and recreational equipment.

Program Outcomes

  • Implement competency-based education and skill standards.
  • Provide students with marketable, technical and interpersonal skills in the trade resulting in career placement.
  • Prepare students in acquiring appropriate licenses, certifications and degrees upon exiting Walla Walla Community College.
  • Provide relevant training through hands-on and field experience to prepare the students for living wage jobs.
  • Develop analytical thinking and problem-solving abilities through instructional labs, projects and testing.
  • Provide training in environmental and work place safety that meets appropriate industry standards.
  • Develop partnerships and/or relationships with manufacturers and distributors to provide a place to upgrade professional technicians along with updated skill standards.