Diesel Power Tech Program
Keep America trucking and the woods full of off-road toys! Students in this program will learn how engines, transmissions, and automatic brakes systems (ABS) communicate with one another. This program covers the engine, power train, hydraulic, electrical, and electronic control theory, and design.
This program is taught by an ASE-certified master truck technician and is fully certified by ASE. Students will gain hands-on experience with many systems related to a diesel truck, automotive, marine and off-road equipment
Students in this program will learn:
- Diagnostics and Repair
- Suspension and Steering
- Engine Service and Drive Train
- Electrical and Braking Systems
- Air Conditioning and Heating Systems
Diesel Power Tech Program Higher Education Options
Two-year technical degree in heavy equipment technology. Four-year professional degree in mechanical or automotive engineering.
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Diesel Power Tech Program Career Options
Students who have completed this program are prepared for careers as:
- Heavy truck mechanic
- Heavy equipment mechanic
- Construction mechanic
- Small engine mechanic
- Off-road equipment
- Tire shop
- General maintenance job in a factory
Diesel Power Tech Program Industry Credentials
- Automotive Service Excellence (ASE) (4 student tests, 3 pts. Each, 12 total points).
- IVES Training-Fork Lift/Man Lift/Boom Lift (All 1 point each)
Diesel Power Tech Program Industry Organization
The Ohio Association of SkillsUSA is a Career-Technical Student Organization serving students in High School and College Post-Secondary Industrial, Engineering and Health Career Training programs in Ohio.
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