Truck and Diesel Service Technology - Undergraduate Certificate (45 Credits)

Learn the art of craftsmanship!
This certificate program is a shorter version of the AOS degree program in Truck and Diesel Technology.  It prepares students in twelve areas of ASE certification and can be completed in three semesters.  Graduates will be able to correctly test, diagnose, repair and adjust necessary components in the areas of diesel engines, brakes, steering and suspension, electrical/electronic systems, and preventive maintenance inspection.  The program is continually updated to provide the theoretical knowledge and “real-world” skills required to service the latest vehicles and ensure customer satisfaction.  Upon completion of the program, graduates will be prepared to begin careers as an entry level Truck and Diesel Technician and related support positions.
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US Depart of Labor’s Standard Occupational Classification Code for Automotive and Diesel Technician : 49-2096.00
Semester 1   Credits
AT100 Performance Fundamentals 3
TD100 Heavy Duty Steering & Suspension 3
AT105 Manual Drive Trains & Axles 3
AT108 Automotive Electrical Foundations 3
AT215 Climate Control 3
  Total  15
Semester 2    
AT101 Engine Repair 3
TD101 Heavy Duty Braking Systems 3
TD102 Diesel Engines 3
AT110 Electrical/Electronic Systems 3
AT208 Automatic Transmissions I 3
  Total  15
Semester 3    
TD202 Diesel Fuel System 3
AT202 Advanced Electronic Systems 3
TD204 Advance Heavy Duty Undercarriage 3
AT209 Automatic Transmission II 3
TD210 Diesel Engine Assessories 3
  Total  15


This program is designed to provide highly structured training skills necessary for successful employment in the field of automotive or diesel technology.  Programs are continually revised to meet the ever-changing needs of the industry.