Catalog 2017-2018

Diesel Equipment Technology

Student Learning Outcomes

Graduates of the diploma program in Diesel Equipment Technology will be able to complete the following tasks:

  • Follow a methodical diagnostic process while performing all repairs.
  • Display competence in performing basic maintenance procedures for all diesel vehicles, engines, and equipment serviced.
  • Communicate knowledgeably and professionally with peers and customers regarding all repairs.
  • Demonstrate the ability to perform entry-level troubleshooting and repair skills in the following areas: engine repair, driveline, hydraulic and air brakes, electrical systems, and steering and suspension systems.
  • Demonstrate the personal and professional ethics and interpersonal skills that are expected in the workplace.

Graduates of the certificate program in Diesel Electrical/Electronic Systems Technician will be able to complete the following tasks:

  • Follow a methodical diagnostic process while performing all repairs.
  • Display competence in performing basic electrical and electronic systems maintenance procedures for all diesel vehicles, engines, and equipment.
  • Communicate knowledgeably and professionally with peers and customers regarding all repairs.
  • Demonstrate the ability to perform entry-level troubleshooting and repair skills on electrical and electronic systems.
  • Demonstrate the personal and professional ethics and interpersonal skills that are expected in the workplace.

Graduates of the certificate program in Diesel Engine Service Technician will be able to complete the following tasks:

  • Follow a methodical diagnostic process while performing all repairs.
  • Display competence in performing basic maintenance procedures for all diesel vehicle engines.
  • Communicate knowledgeably and professionally with peers and customers regarding all repairs.
  • Demonstrate the ability to perform entry-level troubleshooting and repair skills on diesel engines.
  • Demonstrate the personal and professional ethics and interpersonal skills that are expected in the workplace.

Graduates of the certificate program in Diesel Truck Maintenance Technician will be able to complete the following tasks:

  • Follow a methodical diagnostic process while performing all repairs.
  • Display competence in performing basic maintenance procedures for all diesel vehicles.
  • Communicate knowledgeably and professionally with peers and customers regarding all repairs.
  • Demonstrate the personal and professional ethics and interpersonal skills that are expected in the workplace.

Graduates of the certificate program in Heavy Diesel Service Technician will be able to complete the following tasks:

  • Follow a methodical diagnostic process while performing all repairs in a service shop.
  • Perform basic maintenance procedures for all diesel vehicles, engines, and equipment.
  • Seek and use technical information to diagnose problems.
  • Communicate knowledgeably and professional with peers and customers regarding all repairs.
  • Demonstrate the personal and professional ethics and interpersonal skills that are expected in the workplace.