DIESEL TECHNOLOGY

Diesel Technology

CLASS INFORMATION

Students use hands-on experience to gain a solid technical background in the areas of preventative maintenance, electrical systems, hydraulic systems, power train, brakes, steering, and air conditioning. Learn to inspect, diagnose, and correct problems in all makes and models of diesel powered vehicles.

Certified by the National Automotive Technicians Education Foundation (NATEF) for Automotive Service Excellence (A.S.E.)

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QUICK FACTS

Average Salary: $13.15/hr
Students: Adult & High School
Campus: Drumright
Times: Morning, Afternoon, Full Day

CAREER MAJORS

MEDIUM/HEAVY DIESEL PREVENTIVE MAINTENANCE TECHNICIAN

Students in this major learn to perform preventative maintenance on all types of diesel engines and drive trains found in trucks and buses. They learn the basic electrical system and how to use digital volt ohm meters to check voltage current flow, resistance, and to find shorts and grounds. Students also learn about the preventative maintenance inspection and performance procedures, regulations, and documentation. In addition, students learn about the air conditioning system and how to inspect and change out the system components. The hours completed in this major align with ASE/NATEF standards, and ASE certification is recommended and industry recognized.

MEDIUM/HEAVY DIESEL TRUCK ENGINE TECHNICIAN

Students in this major learn to diagnose, adjust, repair and provide service for all types of diesel engines, including trucks and buses. They learn about the electrical system and how to test and replace the system components, including the battery system and electronics using a digital volt ohm meter. In Engine Performance, the students also learn how to inspect, diagnose and determine necessary repair of diesel engines while using electronic scan tools. They gain hands-on experience in disassembling, repairing and reassembling a diesel engine. The hours completed in this major align with ASE/NATEF standards, and ASE certification is recommended and industry recognized.

MEDIUM/HEAVY DIESEL TRUCK HEAVY LINE TECHNICIAN

Students in this major learn the skills to provide service and repair to the engine, chassis and drive train components. They learn about the electrical system and to test and replace the system components using a digital volt ohm meter. Students also learn about the preventative maintenance inspection and performance procedures, regulations, and documentation as well as how to inspect, diagnose and repair diesel engines. They gain hands-on experience in disassembling, repairing and reassembling a diesel engine. In addition, students learn about the brake system, steering system, hydraulic system, and drive train diagnosis, problem solving techniques and repair procedures. Students cover hydraulic systems found in medium and heavy truck applications as well. The hours completed in this major align with ASE/NATEF standards, and ASE certification is recommended and industry recognized.

Medium/Heavy Diesel Truck Heavy Line Technician Gainful Employment


MEDIUM/HEAVY DIESEL TRUCK SERVICE & LIGHT REPAIR TECHNICIAN

Students in this major learn to perform basic service to a wide variety of trucks and buses. Students also learn about the preventative maintenance inspection and performance procedures, regulations, and documentation. They learn about electrical systems, including how to test and replace electrical parts such as the battery system and electronics using a digital volt ohm meter. In addition, students learn about brake system, steering system, and heating, ventilation and air conditioning system diagnosis, problem solving techniques and repair procedures. Engine inspection, diagnosis and repair are also covered in this major. The hours completed in this major align with ASE/NATEF standards, and ASE certification is recommended and industry recognized.

Medium/Heavy Diesel Truck Service & Light Repair Technician
Gainful Employment