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Diesel Powered Equipment Technology: Curriculum


The Diesel Powered Equipment Technology program is available at the following campuses:

  • Sullivan Main Campus.


Diesel Powered Equipment Technology Program

Division of Technical Studies

Program Mission: The mission of the Diesel Power Equipment Technology Program is to provide specialized classroom instruction and practical shop experience to prepare individuals for employment as a entry-level diesel technician.

Divisional Dean: Dewayne Lambert, MA

Exit Points: Technical Competency Area (TCA), Certificate of Technical Studies (CTS), Technical Diploma (TD), and Associate of Applied Science (AAS).

Program Length: 2 years.

Special Comments: All Courses in the Technical Diploma/Certificate of Technical Studies/Technical Competency Area exit points must be completed with a grade of “C” or higher. Only one grade of “D” or higher is acceptable in general education core.

Programmatic Grade Point Average: Program requirements must be completed with a programmatic grade point average of 2.0 or higher.

Program Learning Outcomes: Students who complete the Diesel Powered Equipment Technology Program will be able to:

  1. Demonstrate the ability to identify proper safety procedures and practices used in diesel industry.
  2. Demonstrate the ability to identify tooling, and instruments and their uses in diesel equipment repair.
  3. Demonstrate the ability to identify Diesel engine components and systems.
  4. Apply proper adjustment procedures in basic engine tune up including location of service information.
  5. Locate and distinguish the different components in a power train.