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HET 051 - Outdoor Power Equipment Operation and Maintenance

Unit(s): 4.00

Advisory:ENGL 035 or ENLA 100 or appropriate placement; READ 043 or appropriate placement

This is an introductory course designed to familiarize the student with the basic operation of a multitude of outdoor power equipment, such as garden tractors, lawn equipment, personal watercraft, portable generators, air compressors, pressure washers and many others that are powered by small displacement internal combustion engines. Students will learn tools and service equipment use and how to safely perform basic repair and maintenance operations. Students will have the opportunity to perform minor repair work on their own equipment to complete required tasks. This course is designed to be a companion course to HET 052 and HET 053. Students are encouraged to complete all three courses in order to obtain a firm foundation in Outdoor Power Equipment.

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Rio Hondo College, serving the communities of El Monte, Pico Rivera, Santa Fe Springs, South El Monte, and Whittier for over 50 years.


Rio Hondo College
3600 Workman Mill Road
Whittier, CA 90601

Phone: (562) 692-0921
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