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Diesel & Heavy Equipment Technology Diploma - CIP Code: 47.0613

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D 60 46 0

Contact: (336) 334-4822, ext 50054

This curriculum is designed to prepare individuals in developing the basic knowledge and skills needed for employment in diesel powered medium and heavy-duty vehicles.

Students will learn the purpose, construction features, and principles of operation of medium and heavy-duty vehicles.

Graduates should qualify for entry level employment as a technician in a dealership, fleet shop, or independent garage.

Program Outcomes:

Upon successful completion of the Heavy Equipment & Transport diploma, the graduate shall be able to:

  • Repair medium to heavy-duty diesel engines
  • Replace diesel engine components
  • Repair medium to heavy-duty vehicle mechanical systems such as drive train, suspension and steering, and braking systems
  • Repair medium to heavy-duty vehicle electrical and electronic systems and components
  • Repair medium to heavy-duty vehicle climate control systems to include heating and air conditioning systems and their controls
  • Perform preventative maintenance inspections
  • Demonstrate compliance with industry personal and environmental safety practices

Total Credits: 13

Total Credits: 15

Total Credits: 14

Total credit hours required for diploma: 42


1. Mathematics Electives

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