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

3

DIET 1010Diesel Electrical and Electronic Systems

7

DIET 1020Preventive Maintenance

5

DIET 2010Truck Brake Systems

4

DIET 2020Truck Drivetrains

4