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CR100 - Welding & Cutting

Students will learn welding techniques using MIG and arc welders and how to safely use oxy-acetylene. Students will learn how to identify the proper weld to use in different situations and how to join the different types of metal.

TD210 Diesel Engine Accessories

This lecture/laboratory course focuses on the diesel engine accessories that aid in the enhancement of engine power, performance and lower diesel emissions.  Topics discussed include air induction and exhaust systems, turbochargers, superchargers and engine braking systems. 

TD204 - Advanced Heavy Duty Undercarriage

This course combines lecture and laboratory hands-on activities, focusing on the theory of operation, construction, diagnosis and repair of heavy duty clutch assemblies, manual transmissions, drive lines and final drive assemblies.  The laboratory component of the course includes the practical aspects of maintenance, troubleshooting and overhaul procedures used in heavy duty power train components.

TD202 - Diesel Fuel Systems

This lecture/laboratory course begins with the discussion diesel engine fuel composition from crude oil to the distillation and compounding of fuels in accordance with American Petroleum Institute’s standards. Fuel delivery systems are discussed in detail including fuel tanks, pumps, fuel lines and filtration devices.

TD102 - Diesel Engines

This course combines lecture and laboratory hands-on activities, focusing on the fundamentals of diesel engine repair and rebuilding. Students will learn how to disassemble, diagnose, measure and repair cylinder heads, engine blocks, pistons and connecting rods, crankshafts and valve trains on Caterpillar and Mack diesel engines.

TD101 - Heavy Duty Braking Systems

This course combines lecture and laboratory hands-on activities, focusing on the fundamental operation and servicing of medium and heavy duty vehicle braking systems. Essential topics include a discussion of drum brakes, disc brakes, brake components, system operation, hydraulic and air braking systems.

TD100 - Heavy Duty Steering & Suspension

This course combines lecture and laboratory hands-on activities, focusing on the fundamental operation of medium and heavy duty vehicle steering and suspension systems. Topics discussed include safety practices, tires, wheels, wheel bearings, steering systems and suspension systems.

MA100 - Technical Mathematics

This course is designed to give an overview of the mathematical skills necessary to function in a technical environment while developing reasoning and problem solving skills.  Topics taught in this course, in addition to the basic arithmetic skills dealing with whole numbers, fractions and decimals; include ratios and proportions, percents, standard and metric measurements and conversions, basic algebra skills and basic geometric and trigonometric concepts.

AT218 - High Performance Engines

This course combines lecture and laboratory hands-on activities, focusing on the world of high performance engines. Students will learn how to boost power with turbochargers and superchargers. Emphasis will be placed on engine blue printing techniques, add-on performance products, additives and the proper camshaft and exhaust system selection to match performance goals.

AT215 - Climate Control

This course provides classroom and laboratory hands-on activities concerning the theory and operation of heating and air conditioning systems.  Students will learn about heat transfer, temperature/pressure relationships and control systems.  Heating, air conditioning and passenger comfort will be looked at using multi-zone automatic climate control trainers.

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