Project Description

Diesel Technology Diploma Program

1106 Clock Hours

Cost : $11,284.00

Start date: 1/5/2021 & 8/23/2021

Students enrolled in   this   11-month   program   will receive instruction in basic engines. transmissions. torque converters and power transmissions, brake systems, hydraulics, electrical systems, engine overhaul, fuel systems, and air conditioning. Instruction covers how to service troubleshoot, diagnose, and repair diesel engine powered equipment used in the trucking, agriculture, and heavy equipment fields.  This program provides students with the opportunity to obtain their Commercial Driver License (CDL B) and PA State Inspection with Category 3 (Medium to Heavy Bus/Truck) component, other certifications include S/P2, MACS 609 Mobile Refrigerant Certification, and OBDII Statewide Emissions Certification. 

Courses in this program include:

Course Name Clock Hours
Lecture Lab Externship Instructional Hours
Orientation to the Trade 12.0 0.0 0.0 12.0
Safety 24.0 16.0 0.0 40.0
Basic Engines 12.0 52.0 0.0 64.0
Electrical Systems 12.0 72.0 0.0 84.0
Basic Power Trains & Cab Air Conditioning 12.0 72.0 0.0 84.0
Brakes – Hydraulic & Air 8.0 36.0 0.0 44.0
Torque Converters & Power Shift Transmissions 12.0 40.0 0.0 52.0
Heavy Equipment Repair fundamentals 12.0 72.0 0.0 84.0
Hydraulics – Basic and Advanced 12.0 72.0 0.0 84.0
Electronics/Electrical – Basic and Advanced 12.0 72.0 0.0 84.0
Hydrostatic Drives 6.0 24.0 0.0 30.0
Steering & Suspension Systems   12.0 40.0 0.0 52.0
Diesel Fuel Injection Systems 12.0 54.0 0.0 66.0
CDL Equipment Repair fundamentals 12.0 72.0 0.0 84.0
Major Diesel Engine Overhaul Testing & Tune-up 12.0 64.0 0.0 76.0
CDL (minimum B) theory, off-road, on road, testing 16.0 94.0 0.0 110.0
PA State Inspection with Category 3 18.0 2.0 0.0 20.0
OBDII Certification 16.0 2.0 0.0 18.0
MACS 609 Certification 8.0 2.0 0.0 10.0
Career Planning 8.0 0.0 0.0 8.0
TOTAL: 248.0 858.0 0.0 1,106.0
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