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|Diesel Preventative Maintenance (T8) Certificate
||Industrial & Trade Technology
Total Units: 7.5
Catalog rights may apply, see a counselor for more information.
Along the way toward completing the 2-year Diesel Technology career certificate, students have the opportunity to earn Skills Certificates.
Upon successful completion of this program, the student will be able to:
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.
- 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) Certificate program are:
Complete 7.5 units from
- Diesel Preventative Maintenance (T8) Requirements
|Diesel Preventative Maintenance (T8) Requirements - complete 7.50 units|
|DET 179||Diesel Equipment Foundation and Safety||3.00|
|DET 181||Preventive Maintenance and Inspection||3.00|
|IED 190||Industrial Mathematics||1.50|
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.
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.