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Diesel Electrical/Electronics (T6) Certificate Industrial & Trade Technology Total Units: 6
Term Effective: Fall 2022


Along the way toward completing the 2-year Diesel Technology certificate of achievement, students have the opportunity to earn Skills Certificates.

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.

Program Student Learning Outcomes:

Upon successful completion of this program, the student will be able to:

  1. Students will be able to diagnose and repair starting, charging, chassis electrical systems and electronic engine controls.

Program Requirements:

The requirements for the Diesel Electrical/Electronics (T6) Certificate program are:

  • Complete 6 units from
    • Diesel Electrical/Electronics (T6) Requirement

Diesel Electrical/Electronics (T6) Requirement - complete 6.00 units
DET 179Diesel Equipment Foundation and Safety3.00
DET 189Heavy Duty Equipment Electrical Systems3.00

Term Effective: Fall 2022

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.

Previous Versions:

Diesel Electrical/Electronics (T6) - effective Fall 2020
Diesel Electrical/Electronics (T6) - effective Fall 2018
Diesel Electrical/Electronics (T6) - effective Spring 2015
Diesel Electrical/Electronics (T6) - effective Fall 2011

Course Prerequisites and Advisories:

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.

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