Upon successful completion of this course the student will be able to:
1. Demonstrate appropriate diagnostic and troubleshooting methods for
multiple or specific mechanical problems found in machinery.
2. Evaluate the condition of mechanical components to determine repair or
3. Disassemble, inspect, adjust, and reassemble machinery as required to
4. Perform maintenance and repair procedures related to engine and fuel
5. Complete customer repair orders.
6. Document work completed, according to standard repair times.
7. Interpret a repair order and complete work according to instructions.
8. Summarize work completed and write recommendations for further repairs.
9. Develop and produce a resume.
10. Complete a job application.
11. Develop an employment portfolio for the job search/interview process.
12. Demonstrate safe and orderly work practices in a diesel/equipment
[Outcomes and objectives meet or exceed NATEF Applied Academic & Workplace
Skills for Medium/Heavy Truck Technicians (Reference Standard 6.5, ASE
Program Certification Standards manual, 1998).]
Unit 1. Customer Relations
the customer repair order
standard repair time guides
total project completion
Unit 2: Career Development
Unit 3: Customer Projects
cleanliness and order
1. Students will be assigned projects with repair orders.
2. Students will complete all phases of work following manufacturer
3. Students will complete a series of career preparation exercises.
4. Students will present oral reports in class on their projects.
|Writing: Assessment tools that demonstrate writing skill and/or require students to select, organize and explain ideas in writing.||Writing
0 - 0%
|This is a degree applicable course but assessment tools based on writing are not included because problem solving assessments and skill demonstrations are more appropriate for this course.
|Problem solving: Assessment tools, other than exams, that demonstrate competence in computational or non-computational problem solving skills.||Problem Solving
15 - 30%
|Lab reports, Quizzes||
|Skill Demonstrations: All skill-based and physical demonstrations used for assessment purposes including skill performance exams.||Skill Demonstrations
15 - 25%
|STRUCTURED LAB EXERCISES||
|Exams: All forms of formal testing, other than skill performance exams.||Exams
45 - 65%
|Other: Includes any assessment tools that do not logically fit into the above categories.||Other Category
0 - 0%
Instructor prepared handouts.