Diesel Equipment Technician

Applied Science & Technology Division
Upon successful completion of the Diesel Equipment Technician Certificate, the student demonstrates skills, knowledge, and training for entry-level employment for the following positions: technician for truck dealerships/repair shops, technician for truck fleet shops, technician for agricultural dealerships/repair shops, technician for industrial engine dealers, and technician for marine engine repair facilities. The student demonstrates skills to receive state and national certification in two areas: Heavy Duty Diesel Engine Emissions Control by the state of California Air Resource Board (ARB); and Air Conditioning Certification by Society of Automotive Engineers (SAE).

Total Units Required 42
Recommended Sequence:
First Semester Units
DIESL 41 Heavy Duty Brakes 3
DIESL 44 Diesel Engine Principles 3
DIESL 45 Diesel Engine Repair 4.5
AGEGR 30C Equipment Electrical & Electronics 5

Second Semester
DIESL 42 Heavy Duty Power Trains 3.5
DIESL 43 Heavy Duty Truck Components 3
DIESL 46 Diesel Engine Fuel and Tune-Up 3
DIESL 47 Diesel Air Conditioning 2
DIESL 49 Computer Diagnosis and Troubleshooting 2

Third Semester
INDUS 35 Mobile Hydraulics 4
DIESL 48 Allison Transmission Service 2
INDUS 94 Industrial Mathematics 3
MECH 10 Basic Welding for the Trades 4