Diesel & Heavy Equipment Technology

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South Campus

 

Mick McGuire
Instructor
253.680.7436

Mike Sartore
Instructor
253.680.7546

Lee Jefferson
Instructor
253.680.7435

Phil Marr
Instructor
253.680.7291

Admissions Office
253.680.7002

Location South Campus

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

 

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Diesel and Heavy Equipment MechanicStudents are prepared for employment in the diesel and heavy equipment industry, diagnosing, repairing, rebuilding, and replacing, components of diesel powered vehicles in an on-campus shop environment. Students learn the theory and application in a live shop setting working on actual customer equipment, preparing them for employment in the industry.

With permission from the employer and the instructor the student may go on work based learning where they can work in the industry and receive college credits while working. The training received in the program educates the student for employment in the fields of repair and servicing of over the road trucks and equipment, heavy/construction equipment, and marine, power generation and agricultural equipment. Certificates of Training, a Certificate of Competency, and an "Associate in Applied Science Degree" are awarded as earned in the program.  

The program is articulated with Bachelor of Applied Science (BAS) degree programs at Centralia College and Montana State University - Northern.Customized training and scholarships are available.


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
ELECTIVES 15

Allowable Electives

DIESL 208 Advanced Service Techniques 7
DIESL 291 Practical Applications 1-18
DIESL 292 Independent Projects I 1-5
DIESL 293 Independent Projects II 1-5
DIESL 296 Work-Based Learning 1-15
TRUCK 109 Commercial Driver Class B 3
FKLFT 101 Forklift Operations 1
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