Truck and Diesel Mechanics - Program Description
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
Truck and Diesel Mechanics 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:
Truck and Diesel Mechanics Industry Credentials
- Automotive Service Excellence (ASE) (4 Student Tests, 3 credits each, 12 total credits)
- Fork Lift/Man Lift (1 credit each)
Truck and Diesel Mechanics Industry Organization
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