Diesel Truck Maintenance Technician
Program OverviewThe Diesel Truck Maintenance Technician certificate program provides training in the essential knowledge, skills, and attitudes necessary for employment as a maintenance technician on semi-trucks, trailers or other diesel equipment. The topics covered include diesel shop safety, tools, and equipment, preventive maintenance procedures, truck brake systems, and truck drive trains.
Entrance RequirementsAdmissions Requirements
- Must be 16 years of age
- Completion of high school or GED and submission of official transcript required to apply
- Achievement of minimum program admission scores in Reading, English, and Math
- Transfer of previous post secondary credits will be determined by the registrar
- Student Performance/Graduation Requirements: Students must maintain a 2.0 grade point average and complete all required courses to graduate
This course introduces drive train systems used on medium/heavy duty trucks. Topics include: clutches, transmissions, drive shafts and universal joints, and drive axles.
This course introduces automatic transmissions used on heavy duty trucks. Topics include: torque converters and automatic transmissions.