Diesel & Heavy Equipment Technology

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South Campus

Gene Gablehouse
Instructor
253.680.7438

Mick McGuire
Instructor
253.680.7436

Mike Sartore
Instructor
253.680.7546

Lee Jefferson
Instructor
253.680.7435

Phil Marr
Instructor
253.680.7291

Jim Field
Career Advisor
253.680.7410

Location South Campus

Hours Mon-Fri, 7:15 a.m. - 3 p.m.

 

Diesel and Heavy Equipment MechanicStudents prepare for employment in the diesel and heavy equipment industry, diagnosing, repairing, and rebuilding components of diesel-powered vehicles in an on-campus shop setting. Local industry training partnerships provide practical experience that enhances student instruction. Graduates may find employment as technicians in diesel and heavy duty apprenticeships, working with on/off highwaytrucks, construction equipment, hydraulics, material handling equipment, agricultural equipment, marine, and utilities.


Program Length:
Six quarters (approximate)

Associate of Applied Science Degree: 105 Credits

GENERAL EDUCATION REQUIREMENTS CREDITS
100+ Level Human Relations 5
100+ Level Communications 5
100+ Level Mathematics 5
       
REQUIRED COURSEWORK  
DIESL 100 Basic Electrical Systems 5
DIESL 105 Introduction to Diesel Technology 1
DIESL 106 Engine Construction 5
DIESL 107 Engine Systems 1
DIESL 108 Engine Reassembly 4
DIESL 109 Fuel Systems 2
DIESL 110 Introduction to Air Brakes 2
DIESL 112 Electrical Systems Application 4
DIESL 113 Electronic Engine Systems 3
DIESL 114 Mobile Air Conditioning Systems 3
DIESL 115 Introduction to Power Trains 1
DIESL 117 Automated Manual Transmission Service 2
DIESL 118 Clutch Service 2
DIESL 119 Automatic Transmission Service 2
DIESL 120 Driveline Service 1
DIESL 121 Differentials/ Final Drive 2
DIESL 122 Wheel End Service 1
DIESL 123 Servicing Manual Transmissions 4
DIESL 151 Basic Vehicle Service I 5
DIESL 152 Basic Vehicle Service II 5
DIESL 153 Basic Vehicle Service III 5
DIESL 206 Advanced Service Applications * 7
DIESL 205 Advanced Service Techniques * 15
WBAS 101 Welding Basics 8

Certificate of Competency: 75 Credits

Diesel Service Technician

GENERAL EDUCATION REQUIREMENTS CREDITS
90+ Level Human Relations 5
90+ Level Communications 5
90+ Level Mathematics 5
       
REQUIRED COURSEWORK  
DIESL 100 Basic Electrical Systems 5
DIESL 105 Introduction to Diesel Technology 1
DIESL 106 Engine Construction 5
DIESL 107 Engine Systems 1
DIESL 108 Engine Reassembly 4
DIESL 109 Fuel Systems 2
DIESL 110 Introduction to Air Brakes 2
DIESL 112 Electrical Systems Application 4
DIESL 113 Electronic Engine Systems 3
DIESL 114 Mobile Air Conditioning Systems 3
DIESL 115 Introduction to Power Trains 1
DIESL 117 Automated Manual Transmission Service 2
DIESL 118 Clutch Service 2
DIESL 119 Automatic Transmission Service 2
DIESL 120 Driveline Service 1
DIESL 121 Differentials/ Final Drive 2
DIESL 122 Wheel End Service 1
DIESL 123 Servicing Manual Transmissions 4
DIESL 151 Basic Vehicle Service I 5
DIESL 152 Basic Vehicle Service II 5
DIESL 153 Basic Vehicle Service III 5

Certificate of Training: 15 Credits

Truck and Heavy Equipment Electrical Systems

REQUIRED COURSEWORK CREDITS
DIESL 100 Basic Electrical Systems 5
DIESL 112 Electrical Systems Application 4
DIESL 113 Electronic Engine Systems 3
DIESL 114 Mobile Air Conditioning Systems 3

Certificate of Training: 13 Credits

Diesel Engines

REQUIRED COURSEWORK CREDITS
DIESL 105 Introduction to Diesel Technology 1
DIESL 106 Engine Construction 5
DIESL 107 Engine Systems 1
DIESL 108 Engine Reassembly 4
DIESL 109 Fuel Systems 2

Certificate of Training: 15 Credits

Heavy Duty Truck Drive Trains

REQUIRED COURSEWORK CREDITS
  DIESL 115 Introduction to Power Trains 1
  DIESL 117 Automated Manual Transmission Service 2
  DIESL 118 Clutch Service 2
  DIESL 119 Automatic Transmission Service 2
  DIESL 120 Driveline Service 1
  DIESL 121 Differentials/ Final Drive 2
  DIESL 122 Wheel End Service 1
  DIESL 123 Servicing Manual Transmissions 4