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Diesel Technology Basic Certificate

Transportation, Distribution, and Logistics Programs Diesel Technology

Basic Certificate (BC)

COMING SOON TO OLIVE-HARVEY.

The Diesel Technology Basic Certificate Program introduces students to the basic fundamentals of diesel technology and provides them with the necessary entry-level skills and theory to enter either the medium/heavy duty or construction equipment service/repair fields. This certificate prepares students to become repair technicians. Graduates will be qualified for positions requiring diagnosis and repair of diesel engines, suspension and steering, brakes, and electrical and electronic systems.

Details: Basic Certificate (BC)

Credit Hours (CH)

Program/Plan Number

402

Funding Options

Open For Enrollment

Yes

Also Offered At

 

Courses

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Prerequisites

 CH

General Education Requirements

 CH

Program Core Requirements

20  CH
Logistics/Transportation/Distr
330TRNS 111
Introduction to Diesel Technology 3
This course introduces the student to the fundamentals of basic, personal and shop safety industry requirements for Diesel Technology. In this course the student will learn to identify, use and care for hand and power tools commonly found in the diesel repair industry. Students will gain an understanding of the basic movement and parking procedures of vehicles and equipment. They will also learn about the history of the industry and explore career and employment opportunities in dealerships and independent shops, from maintenance to major overhaul. Additional topics of discussion include hazardous material handling and storage. Writing assignments, as appropriate to the discipline, are part of the course.
Prerequisites:Eligibility for English 101 and Math 107.
Offered at: Olive-Harvey
330TRNS 112
Diesel Electrical Systems I 3
This course will include electrical safety practices; tool use; connecting and disconnecting techniques; direct current symbols, components, and schematics; principles of DC voltage and current; Ohm's Law; and troubleshooting, repairing and calibration of electrical/electronic systems. Writing assignments, as appropriate to the discipline, are part of the course.
Prerequisites:Eligibility for English 101 and Math 107. Grade of C or better in 330TRNS 111 and 330TRNS 113.
Offered at: Olive-Harvey
330TRNS 113
Introduction to Diesel Engine Construction 3
In this course students will learn the fundamentals of engine operation, diagnosis and repair including lubrication systems and cooling systems. Emphasis on overhaul of selected engines, identification and inspection, measurements, disassembly, repair and reassembly of the engine. Writing assignments, as appropriate to the discipline, are part of the course.
Prerequisites:Eligibility for English 101 and Math 107.
Offered at: Olive-Harvey
330TRNS 114
Diesel Engine Construction I 3
This course will provide students with concepts and skills required for engine construction, tune-up and troubleshooting procedures of diesel engines. Students will gain an understanding of alphanumeric coding and the integration of additional foundational skills required to identify and repair diesel engines. Writing assignments, as appropriate to the discipline, are part of the course.
Prerequisites:Eligibility for English 101 and Math 107. Grade of C or better in 330TRNS 111 and 330TRNS 113.
Offered at: Olive-Harvey
330TRNS 115
Suspension and Steering 3
This course will introduce students to the basic fundamental skills, technology, and service of automotive suspension and steering systems. Areas of studies include; diagnosis and repair of steering systems, diagnosis and repair of front suspension systems, diagnosis and repair of rear suspension systems, miscellaneous suspension and steering systems, and diagnosis and adjustment of wheel alignment. Group and individual activities engage students in problem-solving techniques and manipulative skills while completing industry related activities. Safety instruction is integrated into all activities. Students will also learn to identify and describe various steering systems used on diesel- powered vehicles and have an opportunity to inspect, diagnose, and repair steering problems. They will make needed repairs on the suspension system and perform wheel alignments. Writing assignments, as appropriate to the discipline, are part of the course.
Prerequisites:Eligibility for English 101 and Math 107. Grade of C or better in 330TRNS 111 and 330TRNS 113.
Offered at: Olive-Harvey
Mathematics
MATH 107-1
Math For Technicians I 5
Designed to provide mathematical tools for students in terminal technical curricula. Emphasis is on practical aspects of mathematics and less upon the theoretical. Topics include elementary algebra operations, simultaneous and quadratic equations, exponents and radicals, logarithms, introduction to trigonometry, vectors, and use of calculator. Writing assignments, as appropriate to the discipline, are part of the course.
Prerequisites:
Offered at: Olive-Harvey

Additional Requirements

 CH

Elective Program Requirements

 CH

Area of Focus

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Focus Electives

 CH

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