BMW MOTORRAD TECHNICIAN ELECTIVE Officially sponsored & endorsed by BMW Motorrad USA

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BMW MOTORRAD OVERVIEW

SPECIALIZED TRAINING

The 12-week BMW Motorrad program is endorsed by BMW Motorrad USA, with curriculum, instructors and facilities approved by BMW.

BMW Motorrad regularly provides the latest models and state-of-the-industry equipment to ensure our students have access to everything the pros see in the field. Graduates of this elective are qualified as Level 1 Certified BMW Motorcycle Technicians.

12 weeks Length of specialized training from start to finish 27
2 campuses Number of MMI campuses that offer BMW Motorrad
10+ years Years of partnership with BMW Motorrad
35+ bikes BMW Motorrad bikes across both MMI campuses

CERTIFICATIONS

Graduates of the BMW Motorrad program are eligible for BMW Motorrad USA Level 1 Certified Motorcycle Technician Status.

SEE WHAT YOU’LL LEARN

Graduates of the Motorcycle Mechanics Institute BMW Motorrad program are trained with the skills necessary to service, diagnose and repair modern BMW motorcycles.

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COURSE OBJECTIVES


BMW MOTORRAD: SECTION 1

Begin your training by using BMW’s Web-based training system to learn about the history of BMW motorcycles and BMW Motorrad USA training requirements for technicians. Students also will get familiar with the BMW Motorcycles model lineup, including model identification, suspension system design, identification and evolution of the antilock braking system (ABS). They will learn to identify the structure of the vehicle identification number (VIN), locate the VIN on various motorcycles and identify other labels fund on the motorcycles and main group structure. Also covered will be an engine service overview and unique model-specific service considerations. Students also will learn about BMW Motorrad diagnostic equipment technology for service technicians. Also covered will be procedures for reviewing software status as well as programming and coding procedures.


BMW MOTORRAD: SECTION 2

Become familiar with all the skills necessary to service, diagnose and repair modern BMW motorcycles. Students will learn how to perform the first required service procedures. Students also learn how to set ignition timing the BMW way, throttle body adjustment, and chain/belt drive service and adjustment procedures. Students then will progress to more advanced service techniques as they learn how to service and diagnose BMW ABS brake systems. Students will receive repair orders and go to work on BMW motorcycles just like they would in an actual service department.


BMW MOTORRAD: SECTION 3

Demonstrate your newly acquired knowledge of BMW Motorrad products as you explore the interactive BMW Motorrad technician prove-out. Students will demonstrate their mastery of what they have learned while experiencing what it will be like to work in a BMW dealership. Students receive repair orders and go to work on BMW motorcycles just like they would in an actual service department.


BMW MOTORRAD: SECTION 4

Perform coding and programming on new control modules and update existing software levels to the latest versions. After reviewing the basics of BMW ignition, charging and starting systems, students will delve deeply into engine management systems, service and repair. Students will use schematics to assist with diagnosing and troubleshooting systems problems using a systematic approach. Students also learn about the BMW anti-theft system. Finally, students will be challenged to troubleshoot actual system problems using the software.


BMW MOTORRAD PROGRAM

THE BMW MOTORRAD ADVANTAGE

Specialized training with BMW Motorrad prepares you for a career as a BMW motorcycle technician.

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LEVEL 1 CERTIFICATION

Earn the BMW Motorrad certification for entry-level technicians at BMW motorcycle dealerships.

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12-WEEK ELECTIVE

Learn the foundational knowledge of BMW Motorrad mechanics in just 12 weeks after you have completed the Motorcycle Technician core program.

HOW TO QUALIFY FOR BMW MOTORRAD SPECIALIZED TRAINING

Core Program

Complete the core courses of the Motorcycle Technician Specialist program to qualify for specialized training.

Grade Point Average

Maintain at least a 3.5 GPA.

Attendance

Maintain at least a 95% attendance rate during your first 36 weeks.

FIND YOUR CAMPUS

BMW Motorrad specialized training is available at both Motorcycle Mechanics Institute campuses: Phoenix, Arizona, and Orlando, Florida.

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TRAIN FOR THE JOBS OF TOMORROW.

The skills and experience gained at Motorcycle Mechanics Institute prepare you for the careers of tomorrow. Be proactive about your future and contact us today.