The Diesel Equipment Technology Program is an instructional program that provides students with competencies required to maintain and repair a variety of industrial diesel equipment, including agricultural tractors, commercial trucks, and construction equipment. The program includes instruction in inspection, repair, and maintenance of engines, power trains, hydraulic systems, and other components.
The program offers an accelerated transition pathway of a career certificate at 30 semester credit hours, a technical certificate at 45 semester credit hours for transportation (medium to heavy trucks) option, a technical certificate at 44 semester credit hours for a heavy equipment option, and an Associate of Applied Science degree at 59-61 semester credit hours.
The curriculum utilizes both the Automotive Service Excellence (ASE) 2014 Medium/Heavy Truck standards and the 2014 Standards for Construction Equipment Technology (AED). These documents serve as national standards for certification of medium/heavy truck and construction equipment technician programs.
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