Curriculum for: 32-412-1
 Diesel & Heavy Equipt Techn

Diesel and heavy equipment technicians repair and maintain
transportation equipment, such as heavy trucks, buses,
locomotives, ships, and automobiles; construction equipment
such as bulldozers, cranes, and road graders; and farm
equipment such as tractors and combines.
Many technicians perform a broad range of repairs from
engines to electrical systems. Others specialize in repairs
such as fuel and starting systems. Diesel and Heavy
equipment technicians use a variety of computerized
testing equipment to pinpoint and analyze malfunctions
as well as numerous power and hand tools to perform repairs.
The Diesel and Heavy Equipment Technician Program is a
two-year program providing job entry skills in service and
repair of transportation, construction, industrial, and farm
equipment. In addition to providing a foundation in the
latest diesel technologies, the program improves skills
needed to interpret technical manuals and communicate with
coworkers and customers. Students in the program develop a
broad base of skills, allowing them to enter the large and
ever-expanding field of diesel and heavy equipment service
and repair.

Total Credits in Program (available at BTC):55

835-103 - Student Success
Students should take this course prior to or during the first semester of their program. This is an institutional requirement for all students.

 Note: Semester schedules are displayed in the recommended order of completion. However, classes may be taken in any order, providing course and/or program pre-requisites and co-requisites are satisfied.

First Year, First Semester Curriculum
 Course NumberCourse TitleCredits
 070-318Drive Train Service4
 412-310Brake Service Fundamentals4
 412-311Truck Steering & Suspension4
 804-306Shop Mathematics I2

First Year, Second Semester Curriculum
 Course NumberCourse TitleCredits
 070-321Heating,Cooling & Air Conditio3
 070-341Electrical Fundamentals4
 412-342Elect Systems Troubleshooting4
 806-315Applied Science2


Second Year, First Semester Curriculum
 Course NumberCourse TitleCredits
 070-308Engine Fundamentals4
 412-305Advanced Safety Procedures1
 412-306Diesel Engine Service Repair I3
 412-307Diesel Engine Service Rpr II3
 412-349Equipment Welding2
Second Year, Second Semester Curriculum
 Course NumberCourse TitleCredits
 070-340Hydraulics 12
 070-342Hydraulics 22
 412-304Diesel Fuel Systems4
 412-308NAETF Cerfication Review1
 412-347Inspection & Maint Procedures4

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