Motive Power Technician – Recreational and Sport Vehicles (Optional Co-op)

We are the only college in Ontario offering a diploma program with interdisciplinary training for aviation, marine, recreational vehicles, and small engine maintenance and repair. An optional co-op and in-school apprenticeship training ensures you will graduate with a head start on your career.

Program Highlights

With a focus on four areas of transportation maintenance this program is unique its breadth of skills training. Graduates will be in demand across various sectors including marine, aviation and recreational vehicles.

An optional co-op in semester 3 provides the opportunity for students to connect with employers and gain real-world work experience while getting paid. Apprenticeship training within the curriculum allows students to pursue an apprenticeship when employed.

Students will receive Level 1 in-school apprenticeship training for:

  • Small Engine Technician – 435A
  • Marine Engine Technician – 435B
  • Turf Equipment Technician – 421C
  • Recreational Vehicle Technician – 690H*

* Students will also complete their RV-2 LPG Certification (Recreational Vehicle Technician - 690H), which is required for students to advance to Level 2 of this apprenticeship.

Why Choose Fleming

This is the only program of its kind in Ontario. Designed in partnership with marine, aircraft, recreational vehicle, and power sports businesses, the program has been endorsed by provincial and national industry associations.

We are pleased to offer this program with an Indigenous Perspectives Designation. See below for more information on this unique credential.

Applied Experience

In addition to extensive hands-on learning and in-school apprenticeship training, students have the option to participate in a paid co-op in semester 3, which provides valuable employment experience.


Due to the foundational training across various transportation sectors, graduates have a range of career options, including:

  • Small Engine Technician
  • Turf Equipment Technician
  • Marine Technician
  • RV Technician
  • Aircraft Interior Technician
  • Upholsterer
  • Indigenous perspectives designation

    The Indigenous Perspectives Designation (IPD) is an option available to students in the program. To qualify for the IPD, students must take and successfully complete GNED49 - Introduction to Indigenous Studies and GNED128 - Indigenous Knowledges, along with a minimum of four approved co-curricular Indigenous events or experiences that will be incorporated into the final portfolio assignment in GNED128. The student's transcript will indicate the IPD designation. Upon graduation, students with an IPD will have a strong foundational basis in Indigenous Studies, and a designation that will be marketable in the employment sector.

    Minimum Admission Requirements

    Ontario Secondary School Diploma (OSSD) or equivalent, mature student status.

    Technology Requirements


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