Diesel Truck Maintenance Technician Certificate – DTM1

(Embedded in Diesel Equipment Technology Diploma)

Program Description:

The Diesel Truck Maintenance Technician certificate program provides training in the essential knowledge, skills, and attitudes necessary for employment as a maintenance technical on semi-trucks, trailer or other diesel equipment. The topics covered include diesel shop safety, tools, and equipment, preventive maintenance procedures, truck brake systems, and truck drive trains.

Entrance date: Each semester

Program admission requirements:

Minimum Test Scores

ACCUPLACER – Sentence Skills 60 COMPASS – Writing 32
Reading Comp. 55 Reading 70
Arithmetic 34 Math 26

High School diploma or equivalent required for admission.

Credits required for graduation: 17

Diesel Truck Maintenance Technician Certificate Curriculum Essential Courses

Courses 23 credits

DIET 1000Introduction to Diesel Technology, Tools, and Safety


DIET 1010Diesel Electrical and Electronic Systems


DIET 1020Preventive Maintenance


DIET 2010Truck Brake Systems


DIET 2020Truck Drivetrains