Diesel Power Tech Program Program
Preview of the Diesel Power Tech Program 2020-21 program. Information subject to be updated.
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 also covers engine, power train, hydraulic, electrical and electronic control theory and design.
Students in this program will learn how engines, transmissions and
automatic brake systems (ABS) communicate with one another. This
program also covers 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 get lots of hands-on experience on many systems
related to diesel truck, automotive, marine and off-road equipment
Students in this program will learn:
- Fuel injection pumps
- Engine timing
- Air Conditioning
- Air breaks and break components
- DOT inspection
Diesel Power Tech Program Higher Education Options
Two-year technical degree in heavy equipment technology. Four-year professional degree in mechanical or automotive engineering.
Articulation Agreements with the following institutions:
Diesel Power Tech Program Career Options
Students who have completed this program are prepared for careers as:
- Air Conditioning Technician
- Brake Specialist
- Diesel Technician
- Equipment Operator
- Heavy Equipment Technician
- Industrial Maintenance
- Marine Technician
- Parts Counter Person
Diesel Power Tech Program Industry Credentials
- Automotive Service Excellence (ASE) (4 Student Tests, 3 credits each, 12 total credits)
- Fork Lift/Man Lift (1 credit each)
Diesel Power Tech Program Industry Organization
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