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 career certificate, students have the opportunity to earn Skills Certificates.
The Diesel Preventative Maintenance (T8) Skills Certificate trains students in theory, design, operation, troubleshoot and maintenance of heavy duty trucks and equipment and prepares students to pass the T8 Automotive Service Excellence (ASE) Preventative Maintenance Certifications Exam.
Students who complete this certificate are prepared to enter the diesel trade as an apprentice level technician specializing heavy duty truck and equipment maintenance.
Program Student Learning Outcomes:Upon successful completion of this program, the student will be able to:
Perform maintenance inspections on trucks and agricultural construction equipment; and
Evaluate equipment condition and determine remedies using appropriate shop skills.
The requirements for the Diesel Preventative Maintenance (T8) program are:
Complete 6.0 units from
Diesel Preventative Maintenance (T8) Requirements
Diesel Preventative Maintenance (T8) Requirements - complete 6.00 units
Courses in a program of study may have prerequisites or advisories;
that is, courses that must or should be completed before taking that course.
Please check for prerequisites or advisories by clicking on the course numbers
in the Program Requirements section.
It is important that students who are completing an Associate Degree and desire to transfer to a four-year institution meet with a counselor to plan their lower division coursework. While many majors at SRJC are intended to align with lower division major preparation required by California public universities, specific lower-division major requirements vary among individual campuses. See a counselor, visit the Transfer Center, and check Guides For Transfer in Specific Majors, and ASSIST to review transfer preparation guides for specific schools and majors.
In order to receive this certificate, all courses must be completed with a grade of C or better.