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Diesel Heating, Ventilation and Cooling (T7) Certificate Industrial & Trade Technology Total Units: 4.5
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Term Effective: Fall 2011


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

The Diesel Heating, Ventilation and Cooling (T7) Certificate trains students in theory, service and repair of many types of heavy duty air conditioning, cooling and heating systems. The certificate prepares students to pass the T7 ASE (Automotive Service Excellence) certification exam.

Students who complete this certificate are prepared for entry-level jobs troubleshooting and repairing heavy duty heating and cooling systems in Diesel dealerships and fleet maintenance shops.

Program Student Learning Outcomes

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

  1. Students will be able to diagnose and repair mobile heating and air conditioning systems.

Program Requirements:

The requirements for the Diesel Heating, Ventilation and Cooling (T7) Certificate program are:

  • Complete 4.5 units from
    • Diesel Heating, Ventilation and Cooling (T7) Requirements

Diesel Heating, Ventilation and Cooling (T7) Requirements - complete 4.50 units
DET 80Diesel Shop Practices3.00
AUTO 125Automotive Heating and Air Conditioning Systems1.50

Term Effective: Fall 2011

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.

Term Inactive: Spring 2015

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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