The 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.
Minimum Program Length: 2 Semesters
Estimated Program Cost: $3,457
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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.
At a GlanceContact: Leon Grimes, Program Chair
Contact: Louis Terrell
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