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Diesel Technology Certificate
Semester Hours:  46
Effective Term: Fall 2017
Prerequisites: DIE TECH Cohort, current/valid driver's license or instructor consent.
Corequisites: None


Program Description: The Diesel Technology Certificate prepares students for employment as diesel technicians with an array of career opportunities within the industry. A typical graduate will seek employment with an equipment dealer, equipment rental company, or a highway heavy construction company. Students receive training applicable for servicing and repairing all types of diesel equipment.

Gainful Employment Disclosures per 34 CFR 668.6: centralaz.edu/documents/disclosures/Diesel_and_Heavy_Equipment_Technology/Gedt.html

Recommended Proficiencies: None

Course Requirements
Diesel Technology Certificate (46 Credits)

Prerequisites
Students must be admitted to DIE TECH Cohort; current and valid driver's license; or instructor consent.

Core Requirements (46)
DIE116 Introduction to Diesel Technology (3)
DIE118 Computer Systems for Equipment
Technicians (3)
DIE132 Diesel Engines and Fuel Systems (8)
DIE133 Diesel Power Trains (8)
DIE215 Diesel Electrical/Electronic Systems (8)
DIE216 Diesel Hydraulic Systems (8)
DIE222 Mobile Refrigeration (3)

Select one:
HEO100 Introduction to Heavy Equipment Operations (5)
OR
HEO121 Heavy Equipment Operations I (5)

Other Requirements
Reading Competency: RDG094 College Reading

Students must earn a cumulative grade point average (CGPA) of at least a 2.0 on a 4.0 scale.
Students must earn at least one-third of the certificate credits from CAC.


Program Measurable Student Learning Outcomes
1. (Synthesis Level) Model safe procedures in the workplace, per OSHA. (CSLO #2)
2. (Comprehension Level) Explain the fundamentals of diesel engine and fuel system design and operation used in Heavy Equipment. (CSLO #2)
3. (Analysis Level) Diagnose and repair malfunctions related to diesel engines and fuel systems used in Heavy Equipment.(CSLO #4)
4. (Comprehension Level) Explain the fundamentals of power train and chassis system design and operation used in Heavy Equipment.(CSLO #2)
5. (Analysis Level) Diagnose and repair malfunctions related to power train and chassis systems used in Heavy Equipment.(CSLO #4)
6. (Comprehension Level) Explain the fundamentals of hydraulic, electrical and electronic systems used in Heavy Equipment. (CSLO #2 & #4)
7. (Analysis Level) Diagnose and repair malfunctions related to hydraulic, electrical and electronic systems used in Heavy Equipment.(CSLO #4)
8. (Application Level) Operate Heavy Equipment in accordance with the operator's handbook.(CSLO #2 & #4)
9. (Application Level) Recondition Heavy Equipment in accordance with the manufacturer's service and repair manual. (CSLO #2 & #4)

Standards for Program
Meet proficiencies as guided by the AED Foundation Standards for Construction Equipment Technology attachment, effective 2014.

OSHA URL: www.osha.gov