The requirements for this program of study are effective beginning the semester shown above. If you began working on this program before the effective semester, you may not be affected by the changes. Consult with the program contact person or the department chair to determine your eligibility to complete the program under previous requirements.
Along the way toward completing the 2-year Diesel Technology certificate of achievement, students have the opportunity to earn Skills Certificates.
Upon successful completion of this program, the student will be able to:
The Diesel Electrical/Electronics (T6) Skills Certificate trains students in theory, design, operation, troubleshooting and maintenance of heavy duty electrical and electronic systems and prepares students to pass the T6 Automotive Service Excellence (ASE) Electrical/Electronics Systems Certification Exams.
Students who complete this certificate are prepared to enter the diesel trade as an apprentice level technician specializing in electrical and electronics maintenance.
- Students will be able to diagnose and repair starting, charging, chassis electrical systems and electronic engine controls.