Heavy/Medium Duty Diesel Truck Technology Certificate

This certificate is designed to prepare students for entry-level positions for the repair and maintenance of diesel engines in trucks, locomotives, heavy vehicles, and mobile heavy-duty equipment.

Students will be equipped with the knowledge and skills necessary to repair and maintain diesel engines in trucks, buses, locomotives, heavy vehicles, and mobile heavy-duty equipment.

Students working for certificates must have a basic knowledge of arithmetic, reading and writing in order to learn and work in the occupations they select.

REQUIRED COURSES: Units
CIT 101 Introduction to Computer Literacy 3
DIESEL 021 Heavy-Duty Diesel Engines 4
DIESEL 022 Heavy-Duty Truck Brakes 4
DIESEL 023 Heavy-Duty Truck Suspension and Steering 4
DIESEL 024 Advanced Heavy-Duty Diesel Engines 4
DIESEL 026 Computer Controlled Diesel Engines 4
DIESEL 028 Heavy-Duty Truck Systems 4
DIESEL 064 Auto/Truck Electrical Systems 4
  or
AUTO 064 Auto/Truck Electrical Systems 4
ENGL 914 Basic Writing 4
  or
Eligibility for ENGL 015 as determined by the SBVC assessment process 0 - 4
MATH 942 Arithmetic 3
  or
Eligibility for MATH 952 as determined by the SBVC assessment process 0 - 4
 
RECOMMENDED COURSE: Units
WELD 010 Introduction to Welding 2
 
Total Units 33 - 41

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