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At MMI, we’ve specialized motorcycle repair technician training on the world’s top brands to a new level–the Motorcycle Mechanics Institute (MMI). It gives your passion, bedrock knowledge.

COURSE CONTENTS

MMI’s Core program is the “Gold Standard” of motorcycle technician training, and it fully integrates technologies and procedures used by dealerships across the country. You’ll learn engine operation, trouble shooting and diagnostics. How to max power and performance. You’ll get into fuel and electrical systems. It’s intense, rigorous “hands-on” training. After the core program, then choose a specialty:

DURATION

MMI’s Motorcycle tech training includes a 36 week Core Skills Program and one 12 week elective. Additional 12-24 week manufacturer specialty electives are optional and available. Classes start every 6 weeks.

HARLEY-DAVIDSON® ELECTIVES

Motorcycle Mechanics Institute has been providing Harley-Davidson dealerships with trained technicians for the past 25 years. As the primary source of entry-level technicians, MMI is the foundation of the new breed of highly skilled and educated Harley-Davidson Technicians.

MMI is the only career education school that offers a Harley-Davidson® specific 24-week elective curriculum that is aligned with Harley-Davidson University™. You’ll get hands-on experience on the same kind of high-tech Harley-Davidson equipment and late-model motorcycles that you’d expect to work on as a technician in a dealership.

The Harley-Davidson electives can be added to your Motorcycle core program.You’ll learn to troubleshoot, repair and maintain Harley-Davidson bikes through the Late Model Elective and you'll learn about older Harley motorcycles if you add the Early Model Elective.

If you choose the Late Model Elective you will gain an understanding of the customer skills and shop management techniques that have helped make Harley-Davidson dealerships part of a motorcycle icon. So if you’re looking for a career with a Harley-Davidson dealership then the 24-week Harley-Davidson Late Model Elective program is an ideal choice. The Late Model Elective program will help prepare you as an entry-level technician and is aligned with Harley-Davidson’s PHD training.

MMI also offers a 6-week Early Model Elective that can be added to your Harley-Davidson Late Model Elective, which is geared toward the Harley-Davidson enthusiast. In the Early Model Elective program you’ll learn how to service and repair older Harley motorcycles in a truly hands-on training curriculum. You will also learn about the history of Harley-Davidson by wrenching on classic bikes.

BENEFITS

  • Work with an icon of American motorcycles.
  • Employment preparation for dealerships.
  • Late Model Elective is supported by Harley-Davidson.
  • Opportunity to earn your Harley-Davidson PHDs.
  • Additional Early Model Elective for the enthusiasts.

AVAILABLE AT THESE CAMPUSES

  • MMI-Phoenix (Phoenix, AZ)
  • MMI Orlando (Orlando, FL)

ELECTIVE LENGTH

  • The Harley-Davidson Early Model elective is 6 weeks long.
  • The Harley-Davidson Late Model elective is 24 weeks long.

KAWASAKI K-TECH SPECIALIST ELECTIVE

For Kawasaki-endorsed training that provides the hands-on skills to become a successful entry-level Kawasaki technician, MMI is the place to start. The K-TECH Specialist Elective is officially sponsored, supported, equipped and endorsed by Kawasaki Motors Corp., U.S.A.

This course is designed to provide students with the knowledge and experience necessary to become entry-level Kawasaki Technicians. K-TECH is equipped by Kawasaki with motorcycles, ATVs, RUVs, Mules and personal watercraft. All necessary special tools and machinery are supplied by MMI. A Kawasaki-endorsed entry-level certificate is awarded upon graduation.

The K-Tech 12-week elective can be added to your Motorcycle core program. During that time, you’ll learn both basic and advanced service and repair skills by working with a variety of Kawasaki models.

BENEFITS

  • Including the Vulcan-Classic™, Ninja™, & ZX™ models. Also, train on ATVs, Mule Utility Vehicles and personal watercraft.
  • Earn your MMI Certificate of Completion for the K-Tech Specialist Program.
  • Officially recognized by Kawasaki.

AVAILABLE AT THESE CAMPUSES

  • MMI Phoenix (Phoenix, AZ)
  • MMI Orlando (Orlando, FL)

ELECTIVE LENGTH

  • The K-Tech Specialist Program elective is 12 weeks long.

FACTORY AUTHORIZED SUZUKI TRAINING (FAST) ELECTIVE

MMI offers the only Suzuki training program that is officially sponsored, fully supported, equipped and endorsed by American Suzuki Motor Corporation. FAST is designed to provide the knowledge and experience necessary to become an entry-level Suzuki technician by emphasizing tasks that technicians commonly encounter in a dealership environment.

Students work in a real-world environment while developing the skills and thought processes necessary for successful careers as a Suzuki Motorcycle Technicians. To help students become familiar with the daily operations of a typical dealership, they also gain practical experience during each module working as service writers for the FAST lab.

The Suzuki 12-week elective can be added to your Motorcycle core program. During that time, you’ll learn both basic and advanced service and repair skills by working with all the latest Suzuki models, and often those fresh from the factory.

Suzuki Service Pro entry-level certificates are awarded for completion of the FAST program, which includes Suzuki’s entire instructor-led training program. During training, FAST students also have the ability to access all Suzuki ServicePRO® dealer training required to achieve the Suzuki ServicePRO® Bronze technician recognition level (pending dealership tenure).

FAST graduates earn six months’ tenure credit toward their Bronze-level certification and can become Bronze certified upon completing six months of employment at an authorized Suzuki dealer. FAST students graduate with shop experience, MMI training and a step toward earning Suzuki Bronze level certification.

BENEFITS

  • Earn your Suzuki Pro Bronze Recognition
  • Including the GSX-R, RM-Z, Boulevard & a variety of other current models.
  • Also, train on Sport and Utility ATVs.
  • Includes Suzuki Diagnostic System (SDS) training
  • Officially endorsed by American Suzuki.

AVAILABLE AT THESE CAMPUSES

  • MMI Phoenix (Phoenix, AZ)
  • MMI Orlando (Orlando, FL)

ELECTIVE LENGTH

  • The Suzuki elective is 12 weeks long.

BMW MOTORRAD ELECTIVE

The BMW Motorrad Technician elective is officially sponsored, supported and endorsed by BMW Motorrad USA. This elective is designed to provide students with the knowledge, skills and opportunity to be recognized as Level 1 Certified BMW Motorcycle Technicians.

An MMI/BMW-endorsed Motorrad Technician certificate may be awarded upon successfully completing the elective. When an MMI graduate who has earned this certificate is hired at a BMW Motorrad Dealership, BMW Motorrad USA Level 1 Certified Motorcycle Technician status is activated.

The Motorrad 12-week elective can be added to your Motorcycle core program. During that time, you’ll learn how to use BMW G1 test equipment to troubleshoot, repair and maintain motorcycles.

BENEFITS

  • Introduction to BMW.
  • BMW Diagnostic Equipment.
  • Advanced Troubleshooting Techniques.
  • Work with all BMW models.
  • Earn a BMW Level 1 Certification.
  • Officially endorsed by BMW.

AVAILABLE AT THESE CAMPUSES

  • MMI Phoenix (Phoenix, AZ)
  • MMI Orlando (Orlando, FL)

ELECTIVE LENGTH

  • The Motorrad elective is 12 weeks long.

YAMAHA YAMAPRO® ELECTIVE

MMI’s YamaPro® elective is officially endorsed by Yamaha. Students learn to service and repair Yamaha motorcycles, ATVs, watercraft, generators and snowmobiles.

YamaPro® students also have the opportunity to earn Yamaha 5-Star, YTA Bronze-Level and YTA Silver-Level Technician Certification – a distinct advantage to entry-level technicians beginning their careers.

The YamaPro 12-week elective can be added to your Motorcycle core program. During that time, you’ll learn both basic and advanced service and repair skills by working with all the latest Yamaha models, and often those fresh from the factory.

BENEFITS

  • Including the YZF- R series, YZ-F and Star models.
  • Also, work on ATVs, UTVs, Watercraft, Snowmobiles & Generators.
  • Earn your Yamaha Silver-Level Technician Certificate.
  • Endorsed by Yamaha.

AVAILABLE AT THESE CAMPUSES

  • MMI Phoenix (Phoenix, AZ)
  • MMI Orlando (Orlando, FL)

ELECTIVE LENGTH

  • The YamaPro elective is 12 weeks long.

HONDA HONTECH® ELECTIVE

For students seeking an American Honda-endorsed program that can lead to a career as a technician with a Honda motorcycle dealership, MMI is the place to start. While still at MMI, students have the opportunity to become Honda Registered Technicians, which previously was only granted to service technicians with field experience.

The 24-week HonTech elective, which consists of eight three-week modules of 75 hours each, is officially sponsored, supported, equipped and endorsed by American Honda. HonTech is designed to provide the knowledge and hands-on experience required to become an entry-level Honda technician. Much of the information presented in the elective comes directly from American Honda training centers.

The HonTech 24-week elective can be added to your Motorcycle core program. During that time, you’ll learn both basic and advanced service and repair skills by working with all the latest Honda models, and often those fresh from the factory.

BENEFITS

  • Including the CBR, VTX & CRF models.
  • Also, train on quads, scooters & watercraft.
  • Earn your Honda Pro Technician Routine Maintenance Certificate.
  • Officially endorsed by Honda.

AVAILABLE AT THESE CAMPUSES

  • MMI Phoenix (Phoenix, AZ)
  • MMI Orlando (Orlando, FL)

ELECTIVE LENGTH

  • The HonTech elective is 24 weeks long.